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We all have our struggles. Finding ways to focus on your emotional health is important. This app can help. Family & Children’s Services continues its partnership with myStrength to provide you with a FREE personal myStrength account. We are all overly stressed during COVID, so this is a fantastic resource that helps you cope with…

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month: Understanding Racial Trauma

Racial trauma refers to the stressful impact or emotional pain of one’s experience with racism and discrimination. Those exposed to racially traumatic events may experience posttraumatic symptoms similar to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Symptoms may include depression, increased use of alcohol consumption, health complications, and decreased self-esteem. Family & Children’s Services can…

Home-based older adults receive essential care during pandemic

Leah, once homeless, obtains an apartment through a local housing program and lives independently. It hasn’t always been easy. Melody, Leah’s Family & Children’s Services Tulsa Housing and Recovery Program (THARP) therapist, has helped her through some challenging times. Her home visits and other local services have provided the support Leah needs.  For example, after obtaining medical care, Leah has hip surgery. As she undergoes rehabilitation, Leah’s apartment is reconfigured to handicap accessible to help her get around…

Important Election Dates & Deadlines in Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Primary Election – June 30, 2020Get Election Reminders Early Voting: Jun 25, 2020 – Jun 27, 2020 (In-Person Absentee Voting: Not available) The BallotSee Ballot Sample Voting Absentee?1. Apply for Absentee Ballot Applications can also be downloaded from the State Election Board website at elections.ok.gov. Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot: Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:00PM…