Tulsa partnership announces a new effort to address Tulsa’s methamphetamine addiction crisis on a bigger scale than ever before 

The Tulsa Methamphetamine Treatment Continuum is a strategic effort to address Tulsa’s methamphetamine addiction crisis on a bigger scale than ever before, with more funding, enhanced treatment practices and stronger community partnerships. This is an urgent community crisis and we must take it seriously. Methamphetamine has surpassed opioids in killing more Tulsans than any other…

Tips for Families to Navigate Amid COVID-19 Holiday Season

This year’s holiday season brings uncertainty not only for parents, but children, too.  Research shows that setting up clear expectations and preparing children for even the most stressful experiences can help them cope. Establishing clear expectations and setting “ground rules” ahead of time can be especially important for children who are prone to anxiety.     Dr. Stevan Lahr…

F&CS Pharmacy adds delivery to meet demand during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the value and importance of pharmacies in supporting the health and well being of communities across the nation. And in being accessible during times like these, customer sand patients need these services the most. Despite such challenges, the Family & Children’s (F&CS) Pharmacy continues to address unprecedented demand by providing essential medications on a timely basis. When the City of Tulsa…

Community Response Team: Annual Report 2019

Tulsa is losing precious lives to high suicide rates and untreated mental illness. Consequently, highly treatable mental health issues can spiral into crisis, overwhelming first responders. Excessive demands to respond to mental health crisis calls divert officers from other crime-related calls. The Community Response Team was formed in 2018 in response to these needs. This…

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…