Statewide Epidemiological Outcomes Work Group

State Committees
Behavioral Health

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What you need to know

​​​​​​​This work group brings together a broad range of experts who report and evaluate data related to the prevention and treatment of behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse) disorders.  The work group identifies data trends, and aims to fill those identified gaps.  The work group started in 2007.

The work group meets at least 3 times a year. 

Epidemiology Workgroup Documents

2020 Nebraska State Epidemiological Profile.pdf2020 Nebraska State Epidemiological Profile11/10/2021 1:48 PM
Annual Synar Report - Nebraska-FFY2024.pdfAnnual Synar Report - Nebraska-FFY20245/8/2024 3:08 PM
Nebraska Young Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey Report-2020.pdfNebraska Young Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey Report-20205/8/2024 3:08 PM
Nebraska Young Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey Report-2022.pdfNebraska Young Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey Report-20225/8/2024 3:08 PM
Young Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey State Report-2022.pdfYoung Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey State Report-20221/26/2023 1:01 PM

Student Health and Risk Prevention (SHARP) The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) coordinate the administration of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), and Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Student Survey (NRPFSS).  The Student Health And Risk Prevention (SHARP) Surveillance System is the umbrella uniting these three surveys (school surveys).

For more information contact:  

Zack Hicks
Phone Number
(402) 471-7613
Fax Number
(402) 742-8314
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026