Nebraska Family Helpline
Call the Nebraska Family Helpline to to get the help you need when dealing with your children’s behavioral problems and mental health issues. At the Nebraska Family Helpline, the operators will assess immediate safety needs, identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis and/or make recommendations or help you with referrals.
Every day, through programs nationwide, Boys Town reaches out to help children and heal families who are most in need. They work with the belief that every child has potential to succeed and it is the driving force behind what they do. Boys Town can equip kids with the skills they need to become a caring, responsible adult. They are able to save children by first healing families and the deep issues between parents and kids. Their hope is that all struggling families can one day be reunited. They have the skill and knowledge to develop youth and family services that provide lasting, life-changing results.
Nebraska 211 is the United Way website which can be accessed for information about anything, anytime, related to all life issues/concerns/hardships that individuals, families, adults, couples, elders go through. This is one of the best websites out there with information about Nebraska services and providers.
Right Turn® is here to help and support families who have adopted a child or entered into a guardianship in Nebraska. Eligibility for services includes families formed through international, domestic, step-parent, and foster care adoption along with guardianship from foster care.
Nebraska Department of Health and Services
A Mental Health Practice license is required if a person provides treatment, assessment, psychotherapy, counseling, or equivalent activities to individuals, couples, families, or groups for behavioral, cognitive, social, mental, or emotional disorders, including interpersonal or personal situations; and includes the initial assessment of organic mental or emotional disorders for the purpose of referral or consultation. Visit DHHS website for additional resources and to lookup therapists licenses on the Nebraska License Information System.