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External Resources

Grief Websites

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
https://afsp.org/

Offering support for survivors of suicide and building awareness for suicide prevention and mental illness
nebraska@afsp.org

Centering Corporation
https://centering.org/

Books and additional resources for all grief-related topics
402-553-1200

National Alliance for Grieving Children
https://childrengrieve.org/

Provides education and resources for supporting grieving youth, including a map for locating grief support programs across the country

Sesame Street – When Families Grieve
https://www.sesamestreet.org/parents/topicsandactivities/topics/grief

Tips, videos, and activities for adults to use with grieving children

What’s Your Grief
https://whatsyourgrief.com/

Blog & online community for grief education and resources

Widowed Parent
https://widowedparent.org/home

Online community of resources, support, and research for widowed parents

Mental Health Websites

13 Minutes https://moretomorrowsne.org/ Suicide prevention resources The Kim Foundation https://www.thekimfoundation.org/ Creates awareness and offers resources for mental health and suicide prevention Nebraska Mental Health https://nebraskamentalhealth.com/ Centralized access to local and regional mental health information

Developmental / Behavioral Websites

Behaven Kids
https://behavenkids.com/

Offers behavioral health services to help children build positive behaviors
402-926-4373

Down Syndrome Alliance
https://www.dsamidlands.org/

Supports families touched by Down syndrome
402-991-1800

Munroe-Meyer Institute
https://www.unmc.edu/mmi/

Provides services and support for people with genetic disorders and developmental disabilities
402-559-6418

Illness / Injury Websites

ALS Association of the Midlands
https://www.alsa-midamerica.org/

Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-991-8788

ALS in the Heartland
https://alsintheheartland.org/

Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-592-2374

Alzheimer’s Association
https://www.alz.org/nebraska

Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-502-4301

American Cancer Society
https://www.cancer.org/

Provides education, resources, and services for patients and family members
402-393-5800

American Lung Association
https://www.lung.org/

Offers support, education, and resources for people with lung disease and family members, including a lung cancer support group
402-502-4950

Angels Among Us
https://myangelsamongus.org/

Provides financial assistance to families of children with cancer
402-934-0999

Memories for Kids
https://memoriesforkids.org/

Creates memories for children who have a parent with stage IV cancer
402-889-5797

Someone I Love is Sick
http://www.someoneiloveissick.com/

Information for talking with a young child, ages 2-6, about cancer

Hotlines

If you or someone you know is in crisis now, seek help immediately. Dial 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Crisis hotline for suicide prevention
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
1-888-628-9454

Boystown Hotline
Crisis, resource, & referral number for kids & parents
1-800-448-3000

Nebraska Family Helpline
Hotline for Nebraska families to connect with needed services or emergency support
1-888-866-8660