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Hundreds of Nebraska youth get help from state's mental health initiative

Posted at 8:37 AM, May 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-30 09:40:48-04

More than 600 Nebraska youths have received treatment through a new state initiative designed to help those who struggle with emotional and mental-health problems.

Organizers of the program marked its first year at a Capitol ceremony with Gov. Pete Ricketts. The event also coincided with Mental Health Awareness Month.

The Behavioral Health System of Care offers a variety of community-based services for youths.