Events

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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Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week ends with a bang

We are so excited to close out Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week with a party! Join us to celebrate at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 13 at the Capitol View Event Center in Oklahoma City. We’ll have free resources, snacks, and so much fun! Mental Health Superheroes will join the festivities from 11 a.m. to

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Excited to Thrive with the Kimmel Foundation

It’s a season of mental health education at MHAOK! With the demand for mental health services continuing to rise, we are pleased to have the opportunity to speak to so many different groups, including the group at this month’s Thrive Brain Health Symposium. Our CEO, Terri White, will be delivering an invaluable presentation entitled ‘Reimagining

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Taylor Ridge: the next step in our Housing Healing Wholeness vision

On Monday morning, amidst a crowd of city and state officials, contractors and MHAOK team members, Cynthia B, one of our Taylor Ridge Apartments residents, did the honors of cutting a purple satin ribbon in celebration of the newly renovated place that she now calls home. What a moment in time that was. We had

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