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Why You Must Read “Epidemic Ignored”

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Why You Must Read “Epidemic Ignored”

By Matt Gleason Mental Health Association Oklahoma Before Jaclyn Cosgrove ever applied for, and received, the prestigious 2015-16 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism, her heart had broken too many times as she heard stories about Oklahomans who suffered

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Tulsa’s 10-year Plan to Improve the Mental Health Care System

  Dr. Gerry Clancy, president-designate for The University of Tulsa, gave a warning during the media conference to announce the Tulsa Regional Mental Health Plan. “You are going to hear some disheartening statistics today,” he said. “We all need to

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Mental Health Pods Must be More Than Just Bricks and Mortar

By Michael W. Brose, MSW Chief Executive Officer Mental Health Association Oklahoma Several years ago the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office requested my support in building specialized mental health pods at the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center. At that point,

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Where Law Enforcement & Homeless Outreach Meet

By Noe Rodriguez Homeless Outreach Rapid Response Coordinator Mental Health Association Oklahoma I want to tell you about the night I spent riding alongside Tulsa Police Department Officer Ben Brandt as we both reached out to Tulsans experiencing homelessness. But

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