The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) recruits & educates students in behavioral health fields and trains & retains professionals already in the workforce. Learn more

Stomp Out Stigma Video

UNMC’s Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institution has created a public service announcement video for mental health workforce development. The goal of the video is to help educate teachers and school professionals working with adolescents with a mental health diagnosis and provide a resource to help reduce stigma.  

Stomp Out Stigma 

Rural FARM CAMP Aims to Prep Youth for Careers in Mental Health

Farm Camp 2016

Rural high school students interested in careers in mental health fields headed to Rushville, Neb. in mid-June for a week-long FARM CAMP, a.k.a. Frontier Area Rural Mental Health Camp and Mentorship Program. In its fourth year, FARM CAMP introduces rural students to the concept of behavioral health careers that are possibilities within their own communities.

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Hands-on Experiences Resonate with College Conference Attendees


Conducting “simulated patient” interviews was a highlight for students attending BHECN’s Annual College Ambassador Conference in mid-May at the UNMC campus. More than 45 college students attended to learn more about behavioral health professions and to hear personal experiences from professionals and patients

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