Hope as defined by Oxford Languages is a feeling of expectation and desire for acertain thing to happen. They also define it as grounds for believing that somethinggood may happen. But what happens when you don’t have any hope or when all hope is stripped away bycircumstances or past experiences? If someone were to ask […]
The snow is loud as the wind whips it through the trees outside my window. The news is a steady stream of weather, reporting on the frozen precipitation already causing chaos, the temperatures that have plummeted to single digits, and pleas to stay home. Home – a word that so many of us use with
Dr. Claudia Black graced the screens of over 800 attendees for this afternoon’s Zarrow Symposium 2022 Keynote Speaker session. Her extensive work with children impacted by substance use disorders in the late 1970s created the foundation for the adult-child movement, lending international recognition for her contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders. Though our
MHAOK is honored to have Dr. Stuart Ablon as our first Zarrow Symposium 2022 Keynote Speaker. His presentation entitled “Rethinking Challenging Behavior: It’s about skill, not will” was compelling, educative, and filled with ‘aha moments.’ Dr. Ablon offered a paradigm shift in understanding challenging behavior in our children (and ourselves) that combines neuroscience, compassion and
Hope, stability and a safe place to call home–all things our programs help bring to life. MHAOK brings light and love to so many of our neighbors in need. Join us for Carnivale, “The Best Party in Town,” and revel in fine dining, lively dancing and unmatched surprises at Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa.
Mental Health Association Oklahoma truly is a boots-on-the-ground organization. From peer-run drop-in centers to employment and housing to Street Outreach and Street Medicine, we work hard to provide effective wraparound services to those in need; and it is that level of commitment, that level of drive that allows us to share these success stories. John