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

“Building Capacity for an Active Postvention Model (APM): Why Start a LOSS Team?” Presented by Dr. Frank Campbell – March 26, 2015
This training will be held at from 8:30am-4:30pm on March 26, 2015 at the Williamson Conference Center at the Wingate by Wyndham (1209 N IH 35, Round Rock, Texas, 78664). This training will cover 1) what we know about sudden and traumatic loss; 2) theoretical presentation on the development and resolution of crisis: crisis theory”; 3) grief, trauma, and the potential benefits of an Active Postvention Model (APM) for any community; 4) table top planning; and 5) questions and answer session.

Register before March 9th to save $50! Early bird registration is only $95; the registration fee on March 9th or after is $145. Register online here.
Click here to view the conference flyer.

News and Updates

KETV Chronicles Suicide Prevention
KETV looked into what is being done in schools to help students and parents prevent suicide.
Click here to watch the broadcast.

Mother Wants to Start Suicide Prevention Group
Donna Wolff, a suicide survivor, was interviewed by 10/11 news regarding her quest to start a LOSS team in northeast Nebraska. Click here to view the video and read the corresponding article.

The Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition featured in the Kim Foundation’s 2014 Grant Spotlight
Each year, The Kim Foundation awards grants to organizations that are carrying out innovative, sustainable mental health programming. This year, The Kim Foundation is spotlighting these organizations in their monthly e-newsletter. The NSSPC was featured in The Kim Foundation’s most recent e-newsletter. The Kim Foundation is proud to support the NSSPC, and applaud them for their vision and commitment to improving the lives of individuals impacted by mental illness. Read the article here.

News Archives

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Nebraska State Suicide Prevention Coalition Newsletter

To sign up for the Coalition Newsletter, please click here. For previous newsletters, please visit our news archive.

February 2013 newsletter

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.