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Peer Support (mental health or substance use)

Connect with peers and bring support to those who may be experiencing similar situations to you.

Al-Anon and Alateen

Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

Alateen, a part of the Al-Anon Family Groups, is a fellowship of young people (mostly teenagers) whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking whether they are in your life drinking or not. By attending Alateen, teenagers meet other teenagers with similar situations. Alateen is not a religious program and there are no fees or dues to belong to it.

Al-anon/Alateen Omaha and Council Bluffs 402-553-5033 

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Alcoholics Anonymous Iowa

AA Iowa is a state-wide recovery resource devoted to supporting the men and women of Iowa. AA Iowa helps individuals struggling with alcoholism find the help they need on a local basis.

1-800-839-1686
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Alcoholics Anonymous Nebraska

AA Nebraska is a state-wide recovery resource devoted to supporting the men and women of Nebraska. AA Nebraska helps individuals struggling with alcoholism find the help they need on a local basis.

1-800-839-1686
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At Ease

At Ease USA (AEU) is committed to providing access to confidential trauma treatment and therapeutic support for active military, veterans and their loved ones, regardless of their ability to pay. AEU complements existing services offered by military and veterans organizations, with a focus on the elimination of barriers to treatment for those suffering from the effects of deployment and the uncertainty of war.

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Black Mental Wellness

The mission of Black Mental Wellness, Corp. is to provide access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, to highlight and increase the diversity of mental health professionals, and to decrease the mental health stigma in the Black community.

info@BlackMentalWellness.com

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Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery will support you in a safe, confidential setting. Come and hear recovery testimonies and recovery lessons to experience hope. You’ll discover how participants rely on Christ’s power as 12 steps are energized by 8 principles drawn from the words of Jesus. Everyone (18 and older) is welcome at Celebrate Recovery! Please enter the doors on east side of the building near the Celebrate Recovery sign.

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Co-Dependents Anonymous 

Program of recovery from codependence, where each of us may share our experience, strength, and hope in our efforts to find freedom where there has been bondage and peace where there has been turmoil in our relationships with others and ourselves. 

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Community Alliance

Community Alliance understands the power of having walked in someone else’s shoes. For many who face a mental illness, the practical, hands-on advice and understanding of those who have faced similar challenges is the added layer of support and direction they need to achieve their own recovery or at least overcome a current roadblock. That is why Community Alliance provides trained peer specialists throughout its programs.

info@commall.org

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Community Counseling Clinic

Community Alliance understands the power of having walked in someone else’s shoes. For many who face a mental illness, the practical, hands-on advice and understanding of those who have faced similar challenges is the added layer of support and direction they need to achieve their own recovery or at least overcome a current roadblock. That is why Community Alliance provides trained peer specialists throughout its programs.

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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them—online 24/7, in local support groups, in audio and video casts, or in printed materials distributed by DBSA, our chapters, and mental health care facilities across America.

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DivorceCare 

DivorceCare is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. At this 13-week, video-based support group program, you’ll find helpful counsel to manage the emotional turmoil and practical tools for decision-making. 

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ENCAP

ENCAP’s Senior Wellbeing Services provide supports to older adults (60+) to reduce feelings of isolation, and improve health as a result of increased access to nutritious food.

(402) 453-5656 ext. 230

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Fresh Start Omaha

We exist to see all people in every nation free from the effects of offense, hurt, and loss through the transforming power of Jesus. We help you identify the source of pain, learn the process of forgiveness, and find your pathway to freedom. Forgiven. Forgiving. Free!

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Fresh Hope for Mental Health

We guide and support those with a mental illness, along with their loved ones, to find hope that is based upon research.

info@www.freshhope.us

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GriefShare

A GriefShare support group is a safe, welcoming place where people understand the difficult emotions of grief. Through this 13-week group, you’ll discover what to expect in the days ahead and what’s “normal” in grief. Since there are no neat, orderly stages of grief, you’ll learn helpful ways of coping with grief, in all its unpredictability—and gain solid support each step of the way.

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Hillcrest Services

Helping a loved one through a transitional period can be difficult. Keya House Warmline offers multiple support groups to help family members and caregivers through these situations. Browse the different support groups below to find out which one is right for you.

info@www.freshhope.us

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I Am Not Alone

“I Am Not Alone” is a space where anyone can post activities and events designed for people living with mental health conditions. Users can create, find, and attend activities based on shared interests.

Phone: (703) 684-7722
Toll Free: (800) 969-6642

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International OCD Foundation

The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help those affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Our aim is to increase access to effective treatment through research and training, foster a hopeful and supportive community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them, and fight stigma surrounding mental health issues.

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LGBT National Help Center

Serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning community by providing free & confidential peer-support and local resources.

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Mental Health America

Connect with individuals impacted by mental health conditions for support. Discuss depression, anxiety, OCD, PSTD, schizophrenia and more in the forums.

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NAMI Omaha

Free family support groups and connection groups in Nebraska

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NAMI Southwest Iowa

Free family support groups and connection groups in Southwest Iowa

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NE Coalition for Peer Support Groups

Find a Peer Support Group near you or submit a group you would like to see added to the list.

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Nebraska Aids Project

Nebraska AIDS Project leads the community in the fight to overcome HIV/AIDS and its stigma through education, supportive services and advocacy.

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No Shame Ministries

Pro-active, bible-based care and support for those facing mental health struggles and suicidal ideation.

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Omaha ForUs

Omaha ForUs builds intentional community and creates equitable space in service to LGBTQ+ individuals & families of eastern Nebraska, western Iowa.

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Parents in Crisis Education Support Group

CHI Health Behavioral Care is excited to offer a parenting support group designed to promote personal exploration and expression of parenting successes and challenges. Within this supportive and caring environment education, guidance, panel discussion, guest speakers and open conversation will be utilized to strengthen parenting.

A child’s behavioral or mental health problems affect significant others and all family members. This includes parents. The goal of the Parent Support Group is to be a resource for parents as they support their child while they interact on a daily basis.

The CHI Health Behavioral Care Parents in Crisis Education Support Group meets monthly and is FREE and open to all parents. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month (no longer Thursdays) from 6 – 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Email parentsincrisiseducationsupportgroup@commonspirit.org for more information!


Postpartum Progress

Postpartum Progress is the world’s most widely-read blog dedicated to maternal mental illness. It offers warm, positive, in-depth information, support and hope for all pregnant and new moms who experience postpartum depression and all other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth, including postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, depression or anxiety during pregnancy, post-adoption depression, postpartum PTSD, bipolar, peripartum onset/postpartum bipolar, depression after miscarriage or perinatal loss and postpartum psychosis.

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The Collective for Hope

The Collective for Hope combines the strength of its program brands and co-located services to lead response to loss, elevate the value of grief companionship, and promote healthy survivorship. We believe everyone should have access to free, competent grief and survivorship support and that our community is made more compassionate, stronger, and resilient as the result of it.

402-502-2773
info@thecollectiveforhope.org

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The Jed Foundation

JED empowers teens and young adults by building resiliency and life skills, promoting social connectedness, and encouraging help-seeking and help-giving behaviors through our nationally recognized programs, digital channels, and partnerships, as well as through the media. JED strengthens schools by working directly with high schools, colleges, and universities — representing millions of students — to put systems, programs, and policies in place to create a culture of caring that protects student mental health, builds life skills, and makes it more likely that struggling students will seek help and be recognized, connected to care, and supported. We mobilize communities by providing education, training, and tools to families, friends, media, and others.

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Women’s Center for Advancement

The WCA saves hundreds of lives each year. It is the go-to place for anyone in the Omaha area who is experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking. Our free, high-quality services address our clients’ immediate safety needs and help them to grow into independence over time.

402-345-6555
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WCAClasses@wcaomaha.org

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