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May is behavioral health awareness month

DHHS reminds Nebraskans that treatment is available


LINCOLN— Statewide, roughly 62,000 adults have a serious mental illness and 134,000 adults are impacted by drug and alcohol abuse and addiction, according to data from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

During Behavioral Health Awareness Month in May, DHHS is reaffirming its commitment to these individuals and all other Nebraskans who may need behavioral health services.

“This month gives us an opportunity to recognize the challenges facing Nebraskans with behavioral health concerns and let them know that help and support is available,” said Courtney Phillips...

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