Information/Advocacy

  • Welcome to Right Turn . . . Help for post-adoptive parents & guardians is just around the corner. We are here to help and support families who have adopted a child or entered into a guardianship. As a statewide service - located in 7 offices - we can help make a difference in the lives of parents and their …
  • NAMI Omaha has been supporting, educating and advocating for consumers, family members and professionals in Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties since 1986.
  • They do not have scheduled support groups, however can host any grief support group who is interested in meeting. They also provide a wealth of information on grief and support groups within the local area, as well as online.
  • Serves as a one-stop location for information on respite for caregivers and providers. The RRC connects caregivers overwhelmed with the demands of daily care of an individual with information about the appropriate respite services in Douglas and Sarpy Counties. It also provides information for respite providers who …
  • Provides community and home based family-centered services to prevent the breakup of families. Services include counseling and youth services, assistance with funeral and daycare expenses, transportation, crisis intervention and educational funding for Tribal members. Intervention services to act as a liaison and …
  • Advocacy and mentoring organization for families of children, 0-21 years, with psychiatric and/or behavioral disorders, information, support and referral for families of children with mental illness, severe behavioral problems or wards of the state, toll free access line for parents and professionals, newsletter and …
  • Provides support, education, and advocacy for anyone whose life has been touched by a mental illness. Helpline for consumers, family members, friends and professionals for information related to mental illness. Family to Family class is a free educational program for family members and friends that offers information …

Nebraska Mental Health.com offers a general definition of common evaluations, however encourages individuals to check with their insurance carrier regarding specific evaluation requirements as they may differ by carrier.