Region II Human Services Area Resources
Region II Grounding Assistance Phone Lines
Grounding using a simple set of strategies to help relieve stress or to help you be in the present. Grounding works by focusing outward on the external world rather than inward toward the self. You can also think of it as “distraction”, “centering”, “looking outward”, or “healthy detachment”.
North Platte Line (308) 532-4860 ext. 399
McCook Line (308) 345-2770 ext. 249
Lexington Line (308) 324-6754 ext. 249
Ogallala Line (308) 284-6767 ext. 249
Region II Behavioral Health Emergency Support Line- 1-877-269-2079
Suicide Prevention Lifeline- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
In Crisis? Text HELLO to 741741. Free, 24/7 confidential crisis support by text.
Nebraska Family Helpline- 1-888-866-8660 or www.nebraskafamilyhelpline.ne.gov
The Nebraska Family Helpline at (888) 866-8660 makes it easier for families to obtain assistance by providing a single contact point 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Trained Helpline operators screen calls to assess immediate safety needs. Identify the potential level of a behavioral health crisis, make recommendations or referrals to appropriate resources, and help callers connect to emergency resources or providers. The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals.
National Domestic Violence Hotline -1-800-799-7233
Nebraska Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or www.QuitNow.ne.gov
Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline: 1-800-652-1999
Southwest Nebraska LOSS (local outreach to suicide survivors) Team
The mission of a Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) Team is to reduce suicide bereavement distress of those immediately impacted by providing compassion, support, and providing information about available resources. This allows for the promotion of hope for the newly bereaved, as they begin the journey of healing. Outcomes include the suicide survivor accessing resources and/or seeking support within months rather than years after the death occurs.
Please call 308-221-0143.
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SWNebraskaLossTeam