Healthy Minds Community Gathering

The HealthyMINDS Collaborative mental health work group is hosting a series of Mental Wellness Chats via Facebook videos. You can find the videos via the Buffalo County Community Partners Facebook page. The group previously did 2 Facebook Live community discussions talking about stressors, signs of mental illness, and coping strategies for these uncertain times. The group recieved good feedback and is now continuing the conversation every other week with a shorter chat.

Community members are invited to submit questions or topics, using the form below, that they feel would be helpful topics to discuss in upcoming Chats. 

Panelists addressing questions and community resources include:

  • Dr. Krista Fritson, UNK Psychology Department, Central NE LOSS team member
  • Jason Sharp, youth advocate
  • Jamie Legates, FamiliesCARE
  • Beth Reynolds, Region 3 Behavioral Health Services
  • Hayley Jelinek, South Central Nebraska Area Agency on Aging and Disability Resource Network, BSW Elder Care Coordinator/ADRC Supervisor
  • Dr. Tina Christine L. Chasek, UNK Associate Professor Counseling Department, Insight Counseling and Recovery Therapist
  • Pastor Michelle Carlson, First Lutheran Church
  • Jesica Vickers, Center for Psychological Services
  • Dr Kenton Shaffer, Medical Director of the Kearney Chapter of CHI Health Partners
  • Renae Zimmer, Central NE LOSS team
  • Janelle Brock, MSW, LICSW, Suicide Prevention Program, VA- Nebraska Western Iowa Healthcare System
  • Kiphany Hof, LIMHP, Associate Director UNK Counseling Department
  • Jason Owens, Kearney Public Schools, Counselor; McKenna’s Rae of Hope Foundation
  • Chief Bryan Waugh, Kearney Police Department
  • Sheriff Neil Miller, Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department
COVID Virtual Community Gathering 2020
All questions will be anonymous.

Optional Contact Information

By completing the form below, you will receive additional electronic communication from Buffalo County Community Partners.

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