Jennie celebrates sobriety thanks to teletherapy

COVID-19 is the enemy, which makes Jennie’s recovery more precarious. There are hurdles that make getting counseling harder, make getting human contact harder and make getting food, clothing and shelter harder.  But conquering hurdles is nothing new for Jennie. As a child, she witnesses the spiral downturn of her parents, who were drug addicts. Adverse childhood experiences essentially led Jennie to opioid addiction. Within a couple of months, she was…

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Teletherapy transforms care for F&CS clients

In February, John saw his therapist at F&CS’s Harvard location. Today, he visits with her over a secure video chat. Fueled by the coronavirus (COVID-19), F&CS rapidly shifted to remote services (telephonic and teletherapy) in early March 2020. Now, F&CS therapists, case managers, nurses, physicians and psychiatrists visit with approximately 7,000 Tulsans a week from…

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