Training Opportunities
Visit our Training Page for a complete list of Region V Systems' current trainings.
The mission of Region V Systems is to encourage and support the provision of a full range of mental health, alcoholism, and drug abuse programs and services to the youth and adults of Butler, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Polk, Richardson, Saline, Saunders, Seward, Thayer, and York counties in Nebraska.
Family & Youth Investment Program
Strength-based, intensive individualized care management for individuals with serious or complex needs.

Due to inclement weather, Region V Systems will be closed Thursday, February 16th.  Unless otherwise instructed, employees do not need to report to work.

If you are experiencing an emergency or personal crisis, please contact one of the numbers below.




Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.

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Adult Services





Promoting Comprehensive Partnerships
in Behavioral Health

Region V Systems contracts with a network of behavioral health community providers who offer a broad array of services designed to assist both adult and youth consumers reach their goal of recovery and to live, work, and be full participants in their communities. We take a “client-centered” approach to service planning—community based and individualized to meet the needs of the client and their family.

The Region V Systems logo represents our commitment to promote comprehensive partnerships in behavioral health. Partnerships with providers, consumers, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, and other stakeholders are ever evolving through evaluation, assessment, and implementation of programming to best meet the needs of behavioral health systems and its consumers.

Region V Systems News

Request for Proposals: Youth and Family Crisis Response Center

Region V Systems, in collaboration with Lancaster County, is seeking qualified, interested organizations for the development of a Youth and Family Crisis Response Center including the provision of Crisis Response, Crisis Outpatient Psychotherapy, Emergency Community Support, and Mental Health Respite services, and is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Qualifications for these services.

RFQ applications are due September 18, 2023.  Please see attachments below for applicable RFQ information and documents:

RFQ Youth and Family Crisis Response Center
RFQ Application Form 
Program Service Specifications (PSS)
ARPA Terms
DBH Continuum Of Care Manual
Crisis Outpatient Psychotherapy Service Definition
RFQ Application Form (Fillable PDF Version)  *Please open this PDF in Adobe Acrobat to utilize the document attachment feature*


2023 Winter Mini-Grant Now Available

The Winter 2023 mini-grant cycle is now in process.  To submit interest in grant funding, please visit our Grants page.


FY 21-22 Annual Report

Region V Systems’  21-22 Annual Report  summarizes strategic objectives and achievements.


(L-R: Terri Effle, Kayla Lathrop, Sandy Morrissey)

Congratulations to our Prevention System Coordination Team!!  Check out their fabulous work in collaboration with KidGlov that resulted in 3 top awards in these categories:

Tech Away Campaign” Right Sizing Your Family’s Technology Use

Hope Videos” Suicide Prevention

Stop and Think” Opioid Overdose Prevention



CARF Accreditation


Region V Systems received another three-year CARF accreditation, effective through 5/31/24, for our Family & Youth Investment Program, Regional Prevention Coordination, and Network Management.  Click here to view the accreditation letter and here to view the review full report from CARF.

CARF identified many organizational strengths that can be found on Pages 6-8 of the report.

A special thanks to all of our employees for the hard work and dedication to our mission. A true reflection of the word “teamwork.”


BHAC Committee Members Sought

Region V Systems is seeking applications from individuals who are interested in adult or children’s behavioral health services and wish to serve on the Behavioral Health Advisory Committee (BHAC). We are interested in filling vacancies with persons who possess education, training, competencies, and/or personal life experience in behavioral health. If you are interested in serving on the BHAC, please click here for information on how to apply.


LPD Training for Increase in Mental Health Calls

Goals of BETA training:
Reduce trauma of persons in crisis;
Reduce stigma and prejudice; and
Partner with peer services.

Learn more about Region V Systems’ BETA training, aimed to aid LPD in assessing and addressing mental health crisis calls on 10/11 Now.


Website Launched to Help Employers with Recruitment Needs, Job Seekers Find Employment

A free recruitment resource has been developed exclusively for Nebraska.  In response to the Legislature’s concern with growing behavioral health workforce challenges in our state, a website was developed specifically to promote behavioral health workforce opportunities in Nebraska.  This website was made possible through a collaboration between BHECN (Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska) and the Nebraska Regional Behavioral Health Authorities. provides a FREE resource targeting employers who want to recruit specifically in the behavioral health field and for job seekers who want to work in this field.  Any employer who provides behavioral health services in Nebraska may post unlimited job openings for free.  Services are defined as direct or indirect care, including administrative agencies that serve a role in the behavioral health system of care.  Because we believe every position in an organization contributes to its overall success, the scope of job postings is meant to include every level in the workforce, from entry-level administrative support to licensed professionals.  By creating a customized profile, job seekers may also search jobs and post their resumes for free. also has a Facebook page: please click here and “like us.”  Get your friends and family to do the same.  The more people who know about this, the more we can get the word out to educate employers and job seekers alike.


Language Interpretation Services

Language Interpretation Services are available upon request by calling 402-441-4343 or by filling out the Contact Us form.


Parking Map

Please click here for a map of available parking when you come to visit our building.


Community News

“2023 Behavioral Health Conference, “Many Pathways to Recovery – Stronger Together”

The Consumer/Family Advisory Committee is pleased to offer scholarships to the 2023 “Many Pathways to Recovery – Stronger Together”, Consumer and Family Behavioral Health Conference. Pre‐registered is encouraged, but not required. The conference is open to anyone within Region V. BH Conference Flyer


Parents for Hope Support Group

For those parents/family needing to connect with others that have youth in their lives struggling with suicide ideations or attempts.  Education, resources, and support are available and will be provided. Parents for Hope Flyer


Virtual WRAP for High School Youth

Join other youth in making healthy life decisions, all while having a fun conversation, learning more about yourself, and actually writing a wellness plan. Parent support is required/see permission form attached. Virtual WRAP Flyer
Permission Form

To support the health and well being of our clients and staff, and our desire to slow the spread of COVID-19, Region V Systems’ office is closed to the public until further notice.

During this time, staff will be working remotely from home and can be accessed by phone and e-mail.  The main office line is 402-441-4343; please leave a voicemail so your call can be returned.  If you would like to contact a staff member directly, please refer to our website for our staff listing at

If you have an emergency or personal crisis, please call CenterPointe Crisis Response at 402-475-6695. 

If you are experiencing an emergency or personal crisis outside of normal business hours, please call the CenterPointe Helpline at 402-475-6695. Help is just a phone call away 24/7, 365 days a year.