Parents may need extra help for child’s mental health in a pandemic

Published in March 2021 by The Tulsa World. View here. By Gail Lapidus and Terri White Editor’s Note: The Tulsa World sent questions about youth mental health during the pandemic to two experienced advocates: Gail Lapidus, executive director of Family and Children’s Services, and Terri White, executive director of Mental Health Association Oklahoma. Here are…

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Protect a child

Be the eyes and ears watching over our most vulnerable population. You don’t need proof, and you can report anonymously. Oklahoma Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-522-3511Signs a child may be at risk of abuse or neglect: Unexplained bruising or injuries on the child. Parents or caregivers arguing or fighting. Child reporting not having food or being…

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Tulsa Nonprofits Recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Child Abuse Network, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Parent Child Center and Family and Children’s Services are using their collective voice to bring attention to April’s designation as National Child Abuse Prevention Month and urging the community to recognize and report, as well as take measures to prevent, child abuse and neglect. In recognition…

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