Staff Spotlight: Dr. Angelo Zieno

Dr. Angelo Zieno

Community Alliance is pleased to welcome Dr. Angelo Zieno, D.O., M.S., to our growing team of dedicated healthcare professionals. Dr. Zieno brings more than a decade of experience in psychiatric services and substance use treatment, including his leadership role as Chief of Psychiatry for the Department of Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System. At…

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A New Year for Positive Actions

A framed photo reads "Think Positive" on a wall at Community Alliance.

If you’re one to make New Year’s resolutions, there’s a popular line from the New York Times bestseller “Atomic Habits” that offers some wisdom in seeing them through.   You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Your goal is your desired outcome. Your system is…

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How to Ask for Help With Your Mental Health

More people than ever report a need for mental health support, and yet more than half of Americans who need services do not receive them.  At Community Alliance, we are dedicated to making sure people in our area have access to the support they need. We have found, however, that not enough people know how…

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Support for the Holidays

The holiday season is joyous for many, but not everyone.  Holidays can come with unrealistic expectations and unwelcome assumptions. They can trigger personal and financial stressors. They can bring reminders of family hardship and loss.  “For some people (the holidays) have never been great,” says Jeff Wibel, MSW, LIMHP​​, our Director of Outpatient Services. “There’s…

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Why We Call It a Warm Line

Community Alliance offers a Warm Line where a mental health specialist will answer any time of day or night.

If you could avoid a crisis you would, right? At Community Alliance, we provide people with practical, evidence-based ways to get the mental health support they need, when and how they need it. That includes a 24/7 phone line — 402-715-4226 — where peer support specialists are ready to listen and offer support.   Maybe you’re…

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