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Kearney couple helps hurting kids, finds ‘forever family’ through camp work with Compass

It’s a snow day in Amherst, Nebraska, about 15 miles from Kearney, and the Schnacker household is a flurry of activity. Bentley, 6, is entertaining himself with an empty gift box, a remnant from sister Sereniti’s birthday morning. A brand-new 6, she’s eager to continue the celebration at a local restaurant later in the day.

By |2019-04-01T08:55:34-05:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Kearney couple helps hurting kids, finds ‘forever family’ through camp work with Compass

Telehealth will deliver mental health treatment to rural Nebraska with help of Fearless Grant

Telehealth will deliver mental health and trauma treatment to rural Nebraska families with the help of $22,000 Fearless Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) mental health and engineering scholars are developing equipment to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. The therapy uses an eight-phase approach. After a clinician

By |2018-05-11T15:57:53-05:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Telehealth will deliver mental health treatment to rural Nebraska with help of Fearless Grant

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska adopting CDC guidelines on opioid prescribing

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is joining other Blue Plans nationwide in adopting new Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines that support not prescribing opioids as first or second lines of pain therapy in most clinical situations. “We will be using the CDC opioid prescribing guidelines to further educate our providers and

By |2018-03-29T12:07:30-05:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Our Take, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska adopting CDC guidelines on opioid prescribing