The Oklahoma News Report: Mental Healthlessness

Krista Lewis, Family & Children’s Services Chief Program Officer of Adult Mental Health and Crisis Services, joins Susan Cadot, The Oklahoma News Report inDepth moderator,  and Jeff Dismukes, communications director at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, in a discussion about what’s being done here to help those suffering from mental…

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…

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…