Investment in programs offering emergency and ongoing mental health and counseling services for children and adults.
CDHC currently administers Behavioral Health Services at the main CDHC Health Center (2915 Grant St.) and St. Richard’s Campus location (4320 Fort St.) as well as four Omaha Housing Authority towers (Crown Tower, Florence Tower, Evans Tower, and Jackson Tower) and two homeless shelters (Siena Francis House and Catholic Charities' Campus for Hope). With additional funding from UWM, CDHC hopes to provide outreach and additional behavioral health services in nontraditional sites such as churches, after school programs or through home-based therapy.
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska’s (LFS) Behavioral Health programs are focused on building and strengthening individuals and families, with a philosophy of treating people in the least intensive and least restrictive environment possible. Behavioral health interventions offered by LFS are evidence-based and best practice models, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
The Community Counseling Center (CCC)/Wellspring serves the extremely low-income and the homeless. They provide access to mental health services for those who otherwise would not have access to such services. People who are living in poverty or who are homeless often have difficulties with trauma, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Our services address these and other difficulties which help clients improve their quality of life, improve coping skills, increase and maintain motivation, and become more independent.
The Integrated Medical and Behavioral Health Care program provides access to comprehensive primary medical and behavioral health care for patients who are at risk for or live in poverty in South Omaha. This innovative patient-centered program provides an evidence-based systematic coordination of primary and behavioral health care characterized by a high degree of collaboration and communication between providers. At OneWorld, the team of providers includes a family practice physician, physician’s assistant, clinical pharmacist, behavioral health therapist, medical assistant, nurse clinic manager and front desk staff.
Catholic Charities Integrated Mental Health and Substance Abuse programs provide holistic and evidenced-based trauma informed care treatment options for low-income adults in our community. With a full complement of dually credentialed clinicians, we offer an integrated approach to treatment by addressing co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders. By combining interventions when appropriate, we can effectively treat disorders and related problems, thereby promoting a whole persons care approach to treatment services.
Jewish Family Service provides professional counseling services to those in the Jewish AND Omaha community. Although we do much more as an Agengy (provide a small food pantry, offer emergency financial assistance, serve a small group of Developmentally Disabled adults, teach parenting classes, etc.); it is our Counseling Program, that helps to serve those individuals and families in poverty and close to poverty, by offering a Sliding Fee rate based on income.
The purpose of the Behavioral Health program at Heartland Family Service is to improve the psychological, emotional and social functioning of adults, children and families through an integrated and comprehensive system of professional therapeutic services. Our Behavioral Health program helps individuals and families change by affecting behavioral, emotional and/or attitudinal changes in the client, family and/or social environment. We offer varying levels of treatment, including outpatient, residential and intensive outpatient therapy.