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NIMH Answers Questions About Suicide

What are some of the risk factors for suicide? Risk factors vary with age, gender, or ethnic group and may change over time, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Some factors that increase an individual’s risk for suicidal

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One Suicide is Too Many

When the bright lives of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain ended suddenly to suicide within a few days of each other, we are left wondering “Why?” and if their lives could have been saved. In direct response to these tragic

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Tulsa Support Group Location Changes July 1!

Beginning July 1, 2018, all support groups will meet at Mental Health Association Oklahoma’s new offices located at Legacy Plaza, 5330 East 31st Street, Tulsa, OK 74114. Your support group meeting day and time will remain the same. Only the location of

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Homelessness is TOO BIG TO IGNORE

Homelessness is TOO BIG TO IGNORE By Mark Vann When I was homeless for a year-and-a-half, my kids would sometimes visit me at the shelter. That meant a lot, but I know it was heartbreaking for them to see their

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Mental Illness is TOO BIG TO IGNORE

Mental Illness is TOO BIG TO IGNORE By Bianca Thompson Mental Health Association Oklahoma Staff Member I once had a “normal” life as a nursing assistant. Then my untreated bipolar disorder spiraled my life into a manic period where I couldn’t remember

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Incarceration is TOO BIG TO IGNORE

Incarceration is TOO BIG TO IGNORE By Lindsay McAteer When my son, Talon, was born five years ago, my house was in foreclosure, I hadn’t worked for six years, and I was facing 12 years to life for drug trafficking.

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