What is a Regional Consumer Specialist?
The Region 3 Consumer Specialist serves as an advocate and liason to consumers of behavioral health services, including consumers of services which are designed to lead toward wellness and recovery from mental illness, substance abuse, or problem gambling. This includes but is not limited to meeting with consumers of all ages, their families and support system, throughout the Region 3 geographic area.
Peer Support in Nebraska Link
Peer Support in Nebraska: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Consumer-Advocacy.aspx
Peer Support Certification and Curriculum: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Peer-Support-Training-Certification.aspx
Counties served by Region 3 Behavioral Health Services include:
Adams, Blaine, Buffalo, Clay, Custer, Franklin, Furnas, Garfield, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Loup, Merrick, Nuckolls, Phelps, Valley, Sherman, Webster and Wheeler.