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Mental Illness


Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families

The American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families provides concise and up-to-date material on issues such as the depressed child teen suicide stepfamily problems and child sexual abuse.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law has been the nations leading legal advocate for the rights of people with mental disabilities for over 30 years.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Family Voices

Family Voices is a national grassroots network of families and friends speaking on behalf of children with special health care needs.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


Internet Mental Health

A free encyclopedia of mental health information designed by a Canadian psychiatrist Dr. Phillip Long to improve understanding diagnosis and treatment of mental illness throughout the world.


Mental Help Net

Mental Help Net is a guide to mental health psychology psychiatry online.


NAMI Nebraska

NAMI Nebraska is an affiliate of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. This page lists local affiliates and contact information for individuals and families coping with severe mental illness.


National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S. Since 1973 the organization has grown from a small coalition of visionary mental health providers to a large dynamic and strong group of organizations and individuals.


The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information NCADI

The information service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Information is also available in Spanish and by TDD.


Project Relate

a public service campaign that strives to break down the stigma and stereotypes associated with mental illness and provide a clearinghouse of mental health resources across the state of Nebraska.

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