The initiative, with input from the public, can make well-targeted one-time expenditures to boost treatment capacity.
The Douglas County Board voted to prioritize mental health initiatives and to address county government needs before considering external requests.
Community Alliance quickly implemented telehealth services – but changed the usual dynamic – to meet a pandemic-triggered rise in mental healt…
Aileen Brady, co-chair of the Nebraska chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, said the donations will be spent in the Omaha area for research and resources. The suicide prevention foundation will hold a communitywide walk on Sept. 10 at Lewis & Clark Landing.
Suicide is the leading cause of death for youths ages 10 to 14 in Nebraska and the 11th leading cause of death for Nebraskans overall, according to the suicide prevention organization.