Children and youth who experience behavioral health challenges are served in a variety of systems in Nebraska. The System of Care brings together the juvenile justice system and the DHHS Divisions of Medicaid and Long-Term Care, Children and Family Services and Behavioral Health to improve services for children and their families.
Behavioral health services are available statewide. Some children/youth may receive services through their involvement with the child welfare system, and others may receive services funded through Medicaid or private insurance. The Division of Behavioral Health provides behavioral health treatment services to children, and families. Services funded by the Division and Regional Behavioral Health Authorities include: