Events

The Zarrow Symposium Call for Presentations deadline is extended

If you missed the April 9th deadline, you have a few more days! The Call for Presentations deadline has been extended to April 15th. See below for more information. The theme for this year’s event is Life Stages: Mental Health Across a Lifetime. We are seeking 60 and 90 minute breakout session proposals where you can

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Zarrow Mental Health Symposium opens its call for presentations

Join us as we explore the many influences throughout our lifetime that can shape our mental health, impact our resilience, and support our recovery. The 2024 theme for our Zarrow Mental Health Symposium is “Mental Health Across a Lifetime.” Mental Health Association Oklahoma is seeking symposium presentation proposals from presenters around the globe interested in sharing information

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Lottie House Peer-Run Drop-In Center celebrates 10 years

OKLAHOMA CITY – Mental Health Association Oklahoma (MHAOK) is hosting an afternoon celebration from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, October 13 at Lottie House Peer-Run Drop-In Center in honor of the drop-in center’s tenth anniversary. The Lottie House is Oklahoma City’s only peer-run drop-in center, which is located in Northeast Oklahoma City. It offers nonclinical

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Susan Magsamen discusses ‘your brain on art’

With the 2023 Zarrow Mental Health Symposium less than ten days away, we are thrilled to release another keynote speaker conversation on the Mental Health Download, our podcast dedicated to exploring homelessness, mental illness, suicide, incarceration and innovative tools for addressing these challenges. Today, we featured Susan Magsamen, founder and executive director of the International

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Dr. Xavier Amador sheds insight on the effects of anosognosia

We’re less than one month from the 2023 Zarrow Mental Health Symposium, and we are so excited to be talking to many of this year’s presenters on the Mental Health Download, our podcast dedicated to exploring homelessness, mental illness, suicide, incarceration and innovative tools for addressing these challenges. Today, Mental Health Association Oklahoma’s Chief Programs

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MHAOK celebrates Juneteenth at Lottie House

Along with so many others in Oklahoma, Mental Health Association Oklahoma marked Juneteenth with celebration and reflection. On Friday, our Oklahoma City peer-run drop-in center, Lottie House, honored that momentous 1865 day that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas learned they had been freed.  The designation of Juneteenth as a federal holiday two years ago bolstered

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Mental Health Association Oklahoma is hosting its annual Juneteenth celebration at Lottie House

OKLAHOMA CITY – In celebration of Juneteenth Day of Observance, Mental Health Association Oklahoma (MHAOK) is hosting an afternoon of recognition and celebration from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, June 16 at Lottie House Drop-In Center.  Juneteenth, a marriage of the words June and nineteenth, became our nation’s twelfth federal holiday in 2021.  The Lottie

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Our Veteran participants spend a day at the lake

Last month, MHAOK’s Veteran Peer Recovery Support Specialist (VPRSS) organized a day of relaxation for our veteran participants: a day at the lake. Our VPRSS has walked in the same shoes as the veterans we serve, and because of his shared experiences, he truly empathizes with this vulnerable population. His background enables him to build

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