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By Pete Ricketts
Nebraska Governor 

Keeping Mental Health a Priority


Mental illness is a national public health issue that affects Nebraska as well.  During my time as Governor, we’ve made mental health a priority and have rolled out several programs to identify mental illness and get Nebraska’s students, veterans, and others the care they need.

As a result of these efforts, U.S. News and World Report now ranks Nebraska as having the fourth-best mental health in the nation.  However, we still have plenty of room for improvement.  As we work to prevent mental illness across the state, we’re giving special attention to the mental health of our militar...

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