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Winners of the Oscars of Mental Health & Homelessness!

We asked our readers to help award the winners of the Association’s inaugural Oscars of Mental Health and Homelessness. Our voters, in turn, let us know what director, movies and actors best represented mental illness and homelessness. Check out the winners below, and see how the voting broke down! P.S. we didn’t bungle announcing Best Picture like the Oscars, but if this was the Oscars, imagine what would happen if there were two ties, like there were in our ceremony […]

Tell Oklahoma Legislators to Increase the Cigarette Tax (HB1841)

It should be no secret to any Oklahoman that our state has a serious financial challenge; no agency of government has not suffered from the massive deficits in Oklahoma’s budget and numerous declared revenue failures!  Whether it’s education, roads and bridges, human services, health, or mental health, most Oklahomans are feeling the negative impacts! Oklahoma’s elected policymakers must respond to this challenge, and there is one important way mental health funding can be secured and that is by increasing the […]

Tips For Your Spring Break Staycation

In many cities across Oklahoma, it’s Day 2 of Spring Break 2017. And for many of us parents, this is a blissful time for spending a week with the kiddos. If a vacation strains your finances or the thought of planning a long family vacation just was too stressful, the awesome news is that your Spring Break staycation at home will allow you to: Feel more connected to your family or friends as you share new experiences Take a break from […]