Welcome to the Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organizations website.

The mission of the Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organizations (NABHO) is to build strong alliances which ensures quality behavioral health services, including substance use and mental health services, are accessible to all Nebraskans. 

Our vision for quality substance use and mental health services to become a central part of accessible healthcare in our state is carried out through our core values which include:

  • EXPERTISE - Knowledge and effective leadership in shaping and defining behavioral health services, including substance use and mental health.
  • ALLIANCES - Partnerships and relationships with individuals/groups that share like missions and values.
  • ADVOCACY - Watchful voice that protects access to services as well as an individual's strengths, rights and needs.
  • INTEGRITY - Professional competency of all service providers.
  • QUALITY - Services grounded in research, evidence-based or based on promising practices.

The Benefits of Membership

NABHO is a statewide behavioral health provider and consumer organization. Our membership diversity is our strength as we are able to understand the  challenges and opportunities for those impacted by our behavioral health system no matter your size, location, or service array.

Why Should You Join NABHO?

LEGISLATIVE PRESENCE - At the state and national level through staff and membership engagement we influence public policy and advocate for an effective behavioral health system of care.

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION- Through our monthly meetings, NABHO and National Council annual conferences, webinars and NABHO website we provide a variety of information and access to stakeholders. You also receive weekly reports with timely media stories and legislative updates.

NETWORKING - Opportunities to communicate with and learn from your peers.

NATIONAL COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP -  Through our association you are a member of the National Council and able to take advantage of discounted rates for their annual conference, webinars and trainings, and updates about what is happening at the federal level. 

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2019 NABHO CONFERENCE

Mark the date on your calendar! NABHO's annual conference will take place September 9-10 in Lincoln, NE at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel. The planning committee is working on the agenda and we are looking forward to an even bigger and better event. 

NABHO LOBBY DAY

"The Salvation of the State is the Watchfulness of the Citizens". Calling all NABHO members to attend our Lobby Day. We will convene in the Warner Chamber and then take our message to senators and their staff. "There is no health without behavioral health" and we need to be able to provide the right services at the right time for all Nebraskans. Stay tuned for more details.

WHY ADVOCATE??

"Unless someone like you cares

a whole awful lot,

Nothing is going to get better.

It's not."

Dr. Seuss