How the CRT helped prevent a suicide (News on 6) Tulsa is losing precious lives to suicide and untreated mental illness. We have one of the nation’s highest rates of mental illness and rank 15th for suicide. State funding for mental healthcare has declined resulting in under-resourced early intervention and treatment options. The launch of…Details
When Dylan started the 6th grade, he struggled in school and was headed down the wrong path. Thankfully, his teacher recognized that he needed a little extra help and connected him with an F&CS school-based therapist who cares for the mental health needs of children and young people.
THE TULSA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE JOINS THE SAFETY AND JUSTICE CHALLENGE TO REDUCE THE RATE OF FAILURES-TO-APPEAR AND INCREASE CONNECTIONS TO SOCIAL SAFETY NET RESOURCES Tulsa, Okla. (October 24, 2018) – The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced that Tulsa County is one of 12 additional jurisdictions joining the Safety and…Details
Family & Children’s Services (F&CS), Oklahoma’s largest Community Mental Health Center, has been awarded a $4 million federal grant from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to establish a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) – a new national model of care which increases access and integrates physical care with expanded mental…Details
Community Outreach Psychiatric Emergency Services (COPES) is a telephone crisis line and mobile crisis service that responds 24/7 to children and adults experiencing severe emotional or behavioral disturbances or psychiatric emergencies in Tulsa County. The people who answer the calls at COPES – the voices that assure, listen and help – are skilled, trained counselors.…Details