Network of Care Web Site Can Help Those in Need in Nebraska

March 30, 2009
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Division of Behavioral Health within the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new online service that serves as a collection of information and resources on behavioral health issues.

The Network of Care site, available at http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/networkofcare, is an easy-to-use site available to help people improve their lives and find the right service at the right time. It is a comprehensive and interactive site providing information on mental health, substance abuse and gambling disorders.

Until now, this information existed on a number of other websites. The Network of Care site gives users a single point of entry to access information, advocacy tools and a vast, easy-to-search library of resources that can help those dealing with mental illness and connect caregivers and service providers across our state.  

The Network of Care site provides unprecedented access to information and resources for those dealing with mental illness and substance abuse issues in our state. It can help consumers and their families find the services they need, in addition to researching disorders and reaching out to a network of online users.

Information collected on the site ranges from treatment resources and medications to links to insurance and service provider websites. It features a digital library with information on behavior