There is
no health
without
mental health.

E-NEWS
Fall 2013



Building a collaborative
network for
behavioral health.




6 service regions
 

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UNDERSTANDING
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STIGMA
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MISPERCEPTION



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CARE
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STATEWIDE



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MORE STUDENTS
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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
CAREERS



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  CONFERENCES

 
 
    Statewide model: kids, behavioral health and primary care.
In August, BHECN and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center gathered Nebraska stakeholders to discuss pediatric behavioral health consultation to primary care and identify resources for a statewide model.   More.
 
 

 
    Recap & reviews: DSM-5 practice impact conference.
In June, over 160 behavioral health professionals attended BHECN’s LaVista conference on DSM-5 guidance and practice impact. Here’s a conference recap and  feedback from attendees.
 
 

  STUDENT RECRUITMENT

 
 
    20 college students explore behavioral health careers.
BHECN’s week-long College Ambassador Conference introduced 20 students from across the state to behavioral health careers. Featured: in-depth interaction with educators, care providers and service agencies.   More.
 
 

 
    1st annual: Rushville FARM CAMP for high school students.
Last issue, we introduced you to “Dr. Cate,” northwest Nebraska’s dynamo for behavioral health care and student recruitment. June saw her first student camp: here’s a recap & photo journal.
 
 

  PEOPLE

 
 
    BHECN’s first distinguished service award to Neligh native.
Michael Rice, RN, PhD, is recipient of BHECN’s first distinguished service award for inspirational leadership, service, advocacy and passion for behavioral health in Nebraska.  More.
 
 

 
    Joseph Evans named BHECN associate clinical director.
He’s widely known for securing federal grants. Wrote the associate executive director of the American Psychology Association to Joe: “I think you are also the most successful grantee for Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) awards.”   More.
 
 

  RESOURCES

 
 
    Teens & depression: Nebraska-based website extends help.
Omaha teacher Kristi Barth helped create Teens Finding Hope, Inc. to offer “resources and encouragement to teens and families affected by depression.” Nebraskans also serve as directors.
 
 

  ALWAYS WELCOME - SUGGESTIONS, QUESTIONS & COLLABORATIONS

 
 
    3 ways to help us help your Nebraska
1) Forward this e-news. Ask people to subscribe. 2) Put a BHECN link on your homepage under Mental Health BEACON. 3) Help us start a collaborative in your community. Questions? It’s easy. Contact us.
 
 
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