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
If you are looking for funding to support your project click here! 

Growing More Than Corn

Please join the Mid-America MHTTC and the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN, pronounced “Beacon”) for a five-part webinar series on developing a behavioral health workforce. This series will illustrate the strategies necessary to address the behavioral health workforce shortage throughout Nebraska and other states. Click to learn more.


Funding would expand behavioral health workforce

by Bill O'Neill, UNMC strategic communications | March 07, 2022

More than 95 percent of Nebraska’s counties are classified as behavioral health professional shortage areas; nearly one-third of counties, in fact, have no behavioral health professionals at all.

Several bills under consideration in the Nebraska Legislature would provide more behavioral health resources to the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN). Read more

The recordings for the 2022 Rural Practice Webinar Series are online now!


 Story Archive