The Bert Nash Center commends your interest in mental health! Your concern reflects a growing national awareness that mental health is fundamental to general health and well being. In 1999, the first U.S. Surgeon General's report on mental health documented that mental illness rivals heart disease as a leading cause of disability in people of all social classes and cultural backgrounds in the United States today. In a given year, one in five Americans has a mental health problem that merits professional assistance and for which an array of effective treatments exists. The Bert Nash Center is Douglas County's behavioral healthcare provider of choice, offering cutting-edge, research-based services that address a variety of mental health needs and concerns. We invite you to review the following information to find out more about our services and how we may help you. Thank you for your interest in the Bert Nash Center.
Our mission is to advance the mental health of the Dougla s County community through comprehensive behavioral health services responsive to evolving needs and changing environment.
The Bert Nash Center is Committed To:
*Quality, Accessibility and Innovation
*Education and Advocacy
*Strong Partnerships in Promoting Health
*Financial Stability. The Bert Nash Center provides cutting-edge,research-based services that address diverse mental health needs. These services include education,consultation and outreach services promoting wellness and early identification of mental health concerns warranting professional help. The core of the Bert Nash Center program is outpatient services for adults,children and their families. Seventy percent of the Center's services are provided through outpatient programs. Over 80% of all adults seeking outpatient services benefit from the opportunity for brief focused individual or family interventions. Most people who use our services find solutions to problems in less than 10 visits. The Center also offers comprehensive programs for children with more pronounced difficulties and their families (Community Based Services) and for adults with more challenging mental health disorders (Community Support Service). For more specific information about the Center's services call our Access Center or visit our web site.