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HopeSpoke Services Available
                                                                                                        Through Telehealth

                                                                                      HopeSpoke has been inspiring            Effectively coping with
                                                                                    healthy futures for children and   anxiety and depression, and
                                                                                    families through comprehensive     much more.
                                                                                    behavioral and mental health          HopeSpoke is here to help and
                                                                                    services for 71 years.             we are available to serve addi-
                                                                                    HopeSpoke strives to help all      tional clients at this time.   If you
                                                                                    across the lifespan to be happy,   or someone you know is interest-
                                                                                    hopeful and healthy.   “Mental     ed in learning more about utilizing
                                                                                    health and behavioral health con-  Telehealth Services or would like
                                                                                    cerns for all age groups cannot    to schedule an intake appoint-
                                                                                    go unanswered at this critical     ment, please contact HopeSpoke
                                                                                    time”, shared Katie McLeese        at 402-475-7666 or info@hope-
                                                                                    Stephenson, MSW, HopeSpoke   HopeSpoke continues
                                                                                    Executive Director.  HopeSpoke     to provide Outpatient Services to
                                                                                    served close to 1,700 individuals  all who need them in our commu-
                                                                                    during the last fiscal year.       nity regardless of a person or
                                                                                      HopeSpoke continues to make      family’s ability to pay for services.
                                                                                    program adaptations to meet cur-   HopeSpoke is one of a very few
                                                                                    rent community needs during the    agencies who is able to provide
                                                                                    COVID-19 pandemic.  Outpatient     no-cost services and also take a
                                                                                    Services, the Extended Day         co-pay down to $0.
                                                                                    Treatment Program, and the
                                                                                    Therapeutic Group Home are all        Active Parenting Classes
                                                                                    using Telehealth Services in       Available for All Ages via
                                                                                    some capacity at this time.        Telehealth
                                                                                      Master’s level therapists and       In addition, for any grandpar-
                                                                                    psychologists provide assess-      ents or foster grandparents who
                                                                                    ment, treatment planning and       are now raising children or assist-
                                                                                    therapy services for all ages of   ing with children; HopeSpoke also
                                                                                    individuals; including entire fami-  offers Active Parenting Classes
                                                                                    lies through Outpatient Services.  via Zoom.  Active Parenting is an
                                                                                    Due to the current pandemic, all   evidence-based curriculum and
                                                                                    of our Outpatient Therapists are   each of three age level classes
                                                                                    available to provide HIPAA com-    has 4 to 6 sessions.  Classes are
                                                                                    pliant Telehealth Services utilizing  available quarterly for Parents of
                                                                                    Zoom on phones, tables and         0-5 year olds, Parents of 5-12
                                                                                    computers.  “Now you can partici-  year olds; and Parents of Teens.
                                                                                    pate in individual or family thera-  Adults of all ages are welcome to
                                                                                    py from the comfort of your own    participate.  One class series
                                                                                    living room,” said Wendi           costs $40 which includes materi-
                                                                                    Anderson, LIMHP, Outpatient        als and scholarships are avail-
                                                                                    Services Director.  “I am really   able.  Thank you to the
            Handyman Connection of Lincoln - 402-875-9696                           proud of all HopeSpoke staff that  Community Health Endowment of
                 Here to connect you to quality Craftsman                           were able to move from in office   Lincoln and local donors who
                               for your next project                                therapy to remote services via     have provided funding for this
                                                                                    Telehealth in five days’ time”, Ms.
                  SERVICES WE OFFER - Aging in Place,                               Anderson continued.                program.  For more information
                                                                                                                       on the classes, please contact
              Carpentry, Decks, Drywall, Electrical, Fences,                          HopeSpoke staff can assist       parentingprogram@hopespoke.or
            Maintenance & Installations, Painting, Plumbing,                        you with:                          g
             Remodeling, Shelves, Storage, Tile & Flooring                                Balancing your work life
                                                                                    and home life responsibilities.       HopeSpoke plans to be
                                                                                          Navigating challenging      around for another 70+ years
              Water Protection Starts at Home                                       family dynamics.                   and adapts services as need.
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