Who We Are

Welcome to the Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition web site. Suicide is very real public health problem in Nebraska. This site is a collaborative venture intended as a gateway to information about suicide prevention in Nebraska. If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

Project Relate has additional Nebraska suicide prevention and mental health resources.

Don’t Be Sidelined is a mental health public awareness campaign created in September 2012 through the collaboration and support of various non-profit and health and human service organizations across the state of Nebraska; Don’t Be Sidelined is led by The Kim Foundation in partnership with Husker Sports Marketing.

Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition Meetings
The Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition regularly meets each month. The meetings are available via Telehealth video-conference network in some locations. For more information, visit the Coalition page.

Training and Events

AMSR Training, August 8, 2014, Lincoln, NE
2014 LOSS Conference
September 9-10, 2014, Columbus, Ohio
1st Annual LOSS Scramble, August 8, Awarii Dunes Golf Course, Axtell, NE

News and Updates

Check Awarding Ceremony Held on July 8 in Norfolk, NE

Suicide PreventionThe Northeast Nebraska Suicide Prevention Coalition was awarded a $10,000 grant check from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. The check awarding ceremony was held on July 8th in Norfolk and included a balloon release.

 

 

 

Resources for suicide attempt survivors being added

In accordance with the American Association of Suicidology (AAS), resources for suicide attempt survivors are being added to this website. Those seeking immediate information should see the AAS website.

Nebraska Inter Service Family Assistance Committee (ISFAC) Meeting
June 26, 2014 | Bryan Medical Center West

The next Nebraska ISFAC meeting, hosted by Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition, will be held on June 26, 2014 at Bryan Medical Center West in the Education Conference Center A and B (2300 South 16th Street in Lincoln, NE). The meeting will feature presentations on the Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition, common issues faced by first responders, Bryan Medical Center’s Mental Health Service, grief and bereavement, and a LOSS Team panel. Click here to view the agenda

News Archives

Click here for previous news stories and events

Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition Newsletter

The Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition is now publishing a newsletter. To sign up for the Coalition Newsletter, please click here.

February 2013 newsletter

For previous newsletters, please visit our news archive.

 
Bryan LGH Medical Center University of Nebraska Public Policy Center The Kim Foundation
This website was developed [in part] under a grant number 1U79SM059176-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.