National Prescription Drug Take Back Day set October 24 in Tulsa

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)’s  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a one-day event intended to bring national awareness to the increasing prescription and controlled substance misuse. The service is free and anonymous, “no questions asked.”   This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Unused or expired medicines that are stored in home cabinets…

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Newsletter sparks internal conversation on diversity and inclusion

Cultural diversity and its impact on mental health has become an increasingly important issue in a globalized world where the interactions between cultures continue to grow exponentially. Aware of such importance internally, Family & Children’s Services bridges its employees together through a monthly newsletter reflecting world events, historical facts and topical information.  Culture Points is the brainchild of Noemi Agagianian, who initiated the idea while working with F&CS’ Women in Recovery (WIR) clients a few years ago.  …

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F&CS, City of Tulsa and other community partners continue homeless outreach program

The City of Tulsa, along with several community partners, will continue a program that helps contact, educate and connect homeless individuals with social services in the city. The second week of this 8-day program, “Operation Direct and Connect,” will be in effect from October 5 to October 9 and will provide more data for ongoing strategic…

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