LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to increase mental health services in areas that lack psychologists, psychiatrists and counselors, but that could prove difficult amid a tight state budget.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Groups that treat people with addictions, mental health problems and developmental disabilities are bracing for state budget cuts they say could force them to reduce staffing and services for some of Nebraska's most vulnerable residents.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine have launched a new youth violence prevention program, Dusk to Dawn or D2D, which will be the only hospital-based program of its kind in Omaha.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The City of Lincoln will begin a program to keep veterans or active duty military members facing felony criminal charges out of prison and to get them the support and services they need to stay out of trouble.
Parkinson’s disease affects nearly one million Americans and costs around 25 billion dollars a year in the United States alone. It’s a progressive neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no cure, but a UNMC research team has evidence their new drug therapy can bring about improvements in patients with Parkinson’s.
Dr. Soonjo Hwang, a neuroscientist and Assistant Professor in the Department Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will present the next Omaha Science Café on Tuesday, February 7th .