The Nebraska Family Helpline: It's Not Just for the Teenagers

Kyle Kinney, LMHP

This session will explore family utilization of mental and behavioral health crisis helpline services for their young children in Nebraska, identifying common needs and existing resources while exploring potential gaps in services.

Intended Audience

Caseworkers, attorneys, Guardians ad-litem, CASA, school representatives, Head Start personnel, early childhood professionals, home visiting professionals, mental health professionals, service providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will:

  • Recognize available crisis services in Nebraska for families of young children.
  • Define common mental and behavioral health issues impacting families with young children.
  • Identify when parents and families of young children should reach out for help.