Lottie House

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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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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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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Oklahoma Watch highlights Street Outreach, Mobile Medical, and A Better Way efforts

Last month, we spent a lot of time working with two of the Oklahoma Watch journalists as they covered our boots-on-the-ground efforts to assist fellow Oklahomans who are struggling. Arie Fife was the lead reporter on this story, and she did an excellent job highlighting the work our Street Outreach, Street Medicine, and A Better

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Release: MHAOK Named Bank of America Neighborhood Champion in OKC

Oklahoma City, OK – Programs and services that are addressing an increasing and ever changing mental health landscape in Oklahoma are critical in tackling mental illness, homelessness and a host of other challenges faced by Oklahomans of all creeds and backgrounds. Mental Health Association Oklahoma has been named as the 2022 Bank of America Neighborhood

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