Nebraska Partnership for Mental Healthcare Access in Pediatrics

 
 
 
 
 
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The Nebraska Partnership for Mental Healthcare Access in Pediatrics (NEP-MAP) informs, advises, and advances the works of the Pediatric Mental Healthcare Access Grant in Nebraska.

Vision

Nebraska children, 0-21, are able to access adequate and timely mental health care.

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NEP-MAP is committed to purposefully and intentionally working towards the opportunity for all to have access to the services and supports needed to eliminate disparities.

Mission

NEP-MAP will collaborate to develop, advise and advocate for programs that will advance the mental health of Nebraska children 0-21 years old.

NEP-MAP is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of cooperative agreement U4CMC32322 to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NEDHHS) totaling $445,000 per year with additional 20% percent non-federal funds cost-sharing. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, HRSA, HHS, the U.S. Government, or NEDHHS.

What's New

All states have a version of the Safe Haven Law; designed to save infant lives by decriminalizing the abandonment of a child by a parent that is unable to care for him/her. Nebraska's Safe Haven Law was different—there was no age limit. What happened is that dozens of adolescents and teenagers were dropped off at local hospitals, bringing to light the mental and behavioral healthcare crisis in pediatrics.

Now 10 years later, the Nebraska Partnership for Mental Healthcare Access in Pediatrics is utilizing Parent Experiences and perspective to change the landscape of equitable and appropriate access to pediatric mental healthcare in Nebraska. Learn how family representatives are engaged, retained, and valued above all in this work.


Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation for Providers​

Documents


Advisory Committee/Meetings

Advisory Group Year 1 Evaluation and Feedback Form

April 15, 2022

October 15, 2021

July 16, 2021


Questions or Concerns

email: DHHS.MCASHFeedback@nebraska.gov