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Health-Related Associations, Information & Support Groups

Check with your local hospital or religious organization for a listing of current disease related associations and support groups.

ADDICTIONS

Addiction No More
AddictionNoMore.com
800-819-9973

Alcoholics Anonymous
Lincoln AA Central Office
2748 S. Street, Suite AA
Lincoln, NE 68503
24 Hour Line: 402-438-5214

CenterPointe
CenterPointe.org
2633 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68503
402-475-8717

Gamblers Anonymous
GamblersAnonymous.org
402-473-7933

Overeaters Anonymous
OA.org
505-891-2664

Smoke Free
SmokeFree.gov

Tobacco Free Nebraska
DHHS.NE.gov
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: 402-471-2101
800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669)

VA Nebraska/Western Iowa Health Care System
(Veterans and their families only)
Nebraska.VA.gov
800-273-8255 ext. 1 (Veteran’s crisis line)
402-489-3802

ALZHEIMER’S

Alzheimer’s Association
(information and numerous support groups)
Alz.org/Nebraska
1500 S. 70th Street, Suite 201
Lincoln, NE 68506
24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900
402-502-4300

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
(Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

ALS Association Mid-America Chapter
Alsa-MidAmerica.org
Nebraska Office
900 S. 74th Plaza, Suite 106
Omaha, NE 68114
402-991-8788

ALS in the Heartland
ALSinTheHeartland.org
866-789-5512
402-592-2374

ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis.org
11414 W. Center Road, Suite 348
Omaha, NE 68114
800-283-7800

BARIATRICS

Bryan Bariatric Advantage
BryanHealth.org/Bariatrics
402-481-5490

CHI Health St. Elizabeth
Bariatric Program
CHIHealthStElizabeth.com
402-219-7638

BRAIN INJURY

Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska
BIANE.org
PO Box 22147
Lincoln, NE 68542
Phone: 402-423-2463
Resource & Referral Line: 844-423-2463
Info@BIANE.org

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Madonna.org
5401 South Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-413-3000
info@madonna.org

CANCER

Aiding Angels
AidingAngels.com
1101 Arapahoe, Suite 104
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: 402-434-2472

American Cancer Society
Cancer.org
800-227-2345

Asbestos.com
Asbestos.com
855-247-1049
PatientAdvocates@Asbestos.com

Bryan Health
LifeSpring Cancer Recovery Program
BryanHealth.org/LifeSpring
402-481-6306

Cancer Partners of Nebraska
CancerPartners.com
201 S. 68th Street Plaza
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-420-7000

CHI Health St. Elizabeth
Cancer Institute
CHIHealthStElizabeth.com
402-219-5000

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
LLS.org
11840 Nicholas Street, Suite 215
Omaha, NE 68154
402-344-2242

National Cancer Institute
Cancer Information Service
Cancer.gov
800-422-6237

The Nebraska Cancer Research Center
NECancerResearch.org
4600 Valley Road, Entrance 1
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-483-2827

Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center
LeadingCancerCare.com

201 S. 68th Street Place, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-420-7000

3901 Pine Lake Road, Suite 111
Lincoln, NE 68516
402-481-6090

CELIAC

National Celiac Association
NationalCeliac.org
888-423-5422

DENTAL

Clinic with a Heart
ClinicWithAHeart.org
1701 S. 17th Street, Suite 4G
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-421-2924

Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
Dental Health Clinic
Lincoln.NE.gov/City/Health
402-441-8015
1-800-Dentist Patient Referral Services
1800Dentist.com
800-336-8478

DIABETES

American Diabetes Association
Diabetes.org
800-DIABETES (800-342-2383)

Bryan Health LifePointe
Diabetes Center

BryanHealth.com/DiabetesCenter
402-481-6305
CHI Health St. Elizabeth
Diabetes Education Center
CHIHealthStElizabeth.com
555 S. 70th Street, 6th floor
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-219-8777

Diabetic Outreach
Healthcare4ppl.com
1941 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-477-1110

GRIEF

Many funeral homes, churches and hospices also offer bereavement support.

Catholic Social Services
CSSHope.org
St. Joseph Center
2241 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
402-474-1600

GriefShare
GriefShare.org
800-395-5755

Healing Hearts Grief Outreach
LincolnDiocese.org
3400 Sheridan Boulevard
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-473-0620

Mourning Hope
MourningHope.org
4919 Baldwin Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-488-8989

HEARING

Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP)
ATP.Nebraska.gov
402-471-0734
877-713-4002 In-state only
ATP@Nebraska.gov

Cap Tel (Captioned Telephone)
CapTel.com
800-233-9130

ENT Nebraska
ENTnebraska.com
402-484-5500

Hearing Loss Association of America
HearingLoss.org
301-657-2248

International Hearing Society
Hearing Aid Helpline
IHSinfo.org
734-522-7200

Nebraska Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
NCDHH.NE.gov
4600 Valley Road, Suite 420 Lincoln, NE 68510
800-545-6244
402-471-3593

Nebraska Relay Service
NebraskaRelay.com
Office: 402-420-7420
Dial 711 to make a relay call

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Barkley Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic
CEHS.UNL.edu/secd/barkley-speech-language-hearing-clinic
402-472-2071

HEART

American Heart Association
Heart.org
1540 S. 70th Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-875-7382

KIDNEY

Nebraska Kidney Association
KidneyNE.org
11725 Arbor Street, Suite 120A
Omaha, NE 68144
402-932-7200

LUNG

American Lung Association
Lung.org
800-LUNGUSA

LUPUS

Lupus Foundation of America
Lupus.org
800-558-0121

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
NationalMSSociety.org
800-344-4867

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Muscular Dystrophy Association
MDAusa.org
Neurology Associates, PC
2631 S. 70th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-483-7226

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

American Parkinson’s Disease Association
APDAParkinson.org
800-223-2732
Lincoln Parkinson’s Support Group
LPDSG.org

STROKE

American Stroke Association
StrokeAssociation.org
1540 S. 70th Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-875-7382

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Madonna.org
5401 South Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
402-413-3000
info@madonna.org

National Stroke Association
Stroke.org
800-787-6537
Nebraska State Stroke Association
NebraskaStroke.org
Barkley Memorial Center, #264
4075 East Campus Loop
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0738
402-472-3140

VISION

American Council of the Blind of Nebraska
ACB.org/Nebraska
PO Box 6506
Omaha, NE 68106-0506
402-699-2363
American Foundation for the Blind
AFB.org
212-502-7600
Assistive Technology Partnership (ATP)
ATP.NE.gov
3901 N. 27th Street, Suite 5
Lincoln, NE 68521
Toll Free: 877-713-4002 (in state only)
402-471-0734
Audio Books For Free
AudioBooksForFree.com
National Federation of the Blind of Nebraska
NE.NFB.org
1033 O Street, Suite 24B
Lincoln, NE 68508-3621
NFB-Newsline: 866-504-7300
402-477-7711
Nebraska Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired
NCBVI.NE.gov
4600 Valley Road, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68510-4844

Toll-free: 877-809-2419
Phone: 402-471-2891
Nebraska Library Commission
Talking Book and Braille Service

NLC.Nebraska.gov/TBBS
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE 68508-2023

Voice/TDD: 800-742-7691
402-471-4038

Radio Talking Book Service
Listen Live to Omaha World-Herald & Lincoln Journal Star
RTBS.org
7101 Newport Avenue, Suite 205
Omaha, NE 68152

402-572-3003

Verkaro
(free audio books)
Verkaro.org