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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

Project ECHO Pain & Substance Use Disorder Calls Provide Virtual Learning
Providers from across Nebraska can access expert knowledge, clinical advice and recommendations from pain and substance use disorder experts via videoconferencing. Next ECHO call is Friday, March 2, 12 – 1:15 p.m. (CST)

Learn more and register here:


Sexual Health Webinar Webinar Series: Addressing the Needs of LGBTQA+ Clients - March 13
Join us for Part 3 in a series of four webinars on Incorporating Sexuality & Gender Concepts into Mental Health Practice on March 13, 12 - 1 p.m. Learn more and register here.


scottsbluff-group.jpg BHECN's Legislative Report Available 
View BHECN's overview of our efforts to engage, recruit, prepare, train and retain the behavioral health workforce in Nebraska. Read more, including workforce stats showing a nearly 15% increase in the behavioral health workforce since 2010.  Read more...

Read recent articles from the Omaha World-Herald:

Editorial: Nebraska makes gains on addressing state's mental health challenges

Nebraska's behavioral health workforce has grown, report says


Dr. Howard Liu Shrinking the Psychiatrist Shortage
BHECN’s Dr. Howard Liu weighs in on solutions in a recent article in Managed Care Magazine. Read more…


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