University of Nebraska Medical Center

Behavioral Health Care Is Changing

As a nation, we have moved away from providing care in institutions and psychiatric hospitals toward an approach that supports people with behavioral health needs in their community, close to the support of family and friends.

BHECN is focused on finding innovative ways to increase the behavioral health workforce and address the state’s workforce needs.

Introduction and Workforce Overview with Dr. Marley Doyle

Recent News

A health care provider treats a patient.


Medica Foundation provides support to BHECN’s Project PEACE

The Medica Foundation has awarded BHECN’s Project PEACE $100,000 to advance the project’s goal of helping Nebraska primary care providers treat behavioral health conditions.

Photo of the pilot cohort of BHECN's BHOP program at UNK.


New program prepares UNK students to serve state as behavioral health professionals

Read a story about the BHOP program, which BHECN is piloting at UNK.

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