Mr. Daniel FenderPsychological Health Coordinator, Army National GuardOffice: (402) 402-7434
I challenge you to become advocates for a society in which
addiction is recognized as a
treatable disease, and
people who are addicted, in recovery, and at risk
are valued and treated with dignity.- Susanne R. Rohrer, RN, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Rockville, Maryland
My name is Angela Meza. I am the Director of Psychological Health for the Nebraska Air National Guard. I am a civilian contract employee and began this position in June of 2011. I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner and a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I have worked in the helping profession for the past 10 years. My goal is to support your emotional and psychological wellbeing so that you are always ready to carry out your mission and life goals.
The Psychological Health Program is available to all service members and their families. The program works similar to an EAP program in that if offers short term professional consultation regarding mental health, stress management, family and relationship concerns, and other home front stressors. I also provide referral to local counseling and treatment providers (based on your duty status and insurance) and ongoing case management to ensure you are receiving maximum benefit from those resources.
All documentation from our meetings are kept separate from your medical Chart and are reviewed by me only. This program does offer a level of confidentiality. Exceptions to this include imminent danger to self or others, child or elder abuse or court subpoenas. All services must be sought on a voluntary basis. I do not provide diagnosis, evaluation, or fitness for duty determinations.
I an available to you Monday-Friday 0730-1600 and every UTA weekend! Be proactive and don't hesitate to come see me!
My name is Krystyn Schmidt. I am the Psychological Health Coordinator (PHC) for the Nebraska Army National Guard. I am a civilian contract employee and began this position in February 2014. I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner and a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor. I have worked in the helping profession for the past 13 years. The Psychological Health Program is available to all service members and their families.
The program works similar to an EAP program in that if offers short term problem solving, referrals, support, resources and immediate/crisis intervention. This program is unique by offering confidential services. What is worked on or addressed in my office will remain there, if that is what the individual wishes. There are some exceptions to this including; danger to self or others, child or elder abuse or subpoenas. My goal is to assist soldiers and their families in their time of need to find peace, resilience and hope.