Mental Health Tips

NEAR Science: Beyond ACEs, a fascinating area of mental health

With very little exception, our entire staff attends a monthly training which serves to augment our understanding of the organization, the mission we strive to fulfill and the people we serve. Each session proves valuable, offering a layer of insight previously unknown, and each one is dotted with “aha” moments that are critical in adapting […]

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Zarrow Now: Dr. Kara Bagot discusses trends in adolescent addiction and the impact of digital and mobile technologies

Dr. Kara Bagot closed out our 2023 Zarrow Mental Health Symposium keynote sessions with a fascinating, if not jarring, presentation on trends in adolescent addiction. Keeping with the modern world in which we live, she spoke not just of substance use, but also of technology addiction, as well as the impact of covid on trends

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Zarrow Now: Dr. Xavier Amador’s relationship with his brother was the foundation for LEAP

MHAOK is honored to have Dr. Xavier Amador as our first keynote speaker of the 2023 Zarrow Mental Health Symposium: New Horizons in Brain Science. His presentation aptly shares a name with his best-selling book, “I AM NOT SICK! I don’t need help!” It was compelling, educative and filled with ‘aha moments.’ Like most good

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Lottie House Program Manager, Lindsay Yisrael talks with Taelyr Jackson of OETA

As mentioned in an earlier post, July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) Mental Health Month, and as we continue to make strides in prevention and treatment of mental illness, we remain committed to modeling inclusivity. Health is a right for humanity, no matter your heritage or skin color.  Recently, we were honored

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Celebrating BIPOC Mental Health Month

Dictated by circumstance, Bebe Moore Campbell’s legacy is strong and it is necessary. She was an author, a journalist, a teacher. Moore was also a tireless advocate for mental health. Just now, just in this modernizing world are we opening up more about mental health struggles and fostering dialogue around what life with mental illness

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MHAOK participated in a ‘table talk’ with Broken Arrow Police Department

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Mental Health Association Oklahoma joined Domestic Violence Intervention Services for a table talk discussion hosted by the Broken Arrow Police Department. Lucinda Morte, our Mental Health Assistance Center Clinical Coordinator, discussed the importance of support, mental health education and the invaluable resources available to Oklahomans. Within this, she

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