Nebraska System of Care
OverviewA System of Care framework helps state agencies and private providers work in partnership to design and deliver mental health services and support. The System of Care connects and coordinates the work of state child-serving agencies, nonprofits and local governments, behavioral health care providers, and patient advocates; and it empowers individuals to fully participate in their care plan. This framework creates a preventative approach to treatment so that life’s challenges can be addressed prior to the need for a higher level of care which helps individuals function better at home, in school, in the community, and throughout life.
The Nebraska System of Care's goal is to develop and coordinate a wide variety of services that incorporates four key principles: youth and family partnerships, an integrated system, cultural appropriateness, and community. Connecting and coordinating state child-serving agencies, nonprofits and local governments, behavioral health care providers, and patient advocates, the System of Care is driven by the National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards.
Overcoming Behavioral Health Challenges (60 minutes | free | no CEUs)
Tanner Mangum, BYU Quarterback, shares his story about accessing behavioral health services and overcoming depression and anxiety with the help of counseling and medication management. As a mental health advocate, he shares his experiences in hopes of decreasing the stigma surrounding mental health and encouraging others to reach out.
What is Person-Centered Care? (3 minutes | free | no CEUs)
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|Disabilities||-||Understanding the co-occurring disorders of mental illness and developmental disabilities.|
|Resources||-||Training resources for providers and families involved in the Nebraska System of Care.|
|Services||-||Find services and contact information available in your area.|
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