Hope Starts Here

As this pandemic shifts to an endemic, damage to our collective mental health remains. Perhaps the most troubling development since 2020 is the diminishing mental health of young people, which continues today. Suicide has always been a risk for young people, but rates of suicide have soared during the past two years, both nationally and…

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F&CS joins panel at national summit for crisis response

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Gains Center hosted a virtual summit on May 18 to discuss advancements and implementation strategies around in crisis responses for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Krista Lewis, Family & Children’s Services Chief Program Officer over Mental Health, Medical and Crisis Services was invited to present…

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Women in Recovery to benefit from Just Home Project

Tulsa has been selected as one of four communities/entities to participate in the launch of the Just Home Project, a national program designed to advance community-driven efforts to break the link between housing instability and jail incarceration.The program will benefit local community partners including Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Women in Recovery (WIR). “Family &…

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