Libraries DocumentsImagesPages Home Programs Education and Resources Data and Reports Emerging Issues Social Marketing Women's Health Advisory Council Contact Us Education and Resources NEWPalliative Care: The Nebraska Legislature recently established the Palliative Care Council. Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to: Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors. Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions. Measure the impact of prevention activities EDUCATIONCommunity Health Worker TrainingWhat is a Community Health Worker? Community Health Workers (CHW) go by many different titles depending upon where and how they perform their work. The primary role of a CHW is to advocate, educate and connect.For more information, please visit the CHW website. PODCAST: Africa Inspires Health Care Experiment in New York (NPR)RESOURCESBehavioral HealthFind a Mental Health Provider in Nebraska:Network of CarePregnancy-related Depression Helpline: 1(800) 862-1889Click HERE for help Domestic ViolenceNebraska's Network of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault ProgramsNebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)Maternal and Child Health Office of Women's Health, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services University of Nebraska-Lincoln Resources Vitamin D Fact Sheet WHI Home Documents in PDF format require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded for free from Adobe Systems, Inc.