The CRT is saving lives

How the CRT helped prevent a suicide (News on 6) Tulsa is losing precious lives to suicide and untreated mental illness. We have one of the nation’s highest rates of mental illness and rank 15th for suicide.  State funding for mental healthcare has declined resulting in under-resourced early intervention and treatment options. The launch of…

Dylan’s Story

When Dylan started the 6th grade, he struggled in school and was headed down the wrong path. Thankfully, his teacher recognized that he needed a little extra help and connected him with an F&CS school-based therapist who cares for the mental health needs of children and young people.

Tulsa County receives grant to design, test innovative criminal justice reforms

THE TULSA COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE JOINS THE SAFETY AND JUSTICE CHALLENGE TO REDUCE THE RATE OF FAILURES-TO-APPEAR AND INCREASE CONNECTIONS TO SOCIAL SAFETY NET RESOURCES  Tulsa, Okla. (October 24, 2018) –  The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced that Tulsa County is one of 12 additional jurisdictions joining the Safety and…

Family & Children’s Services awarded $4M federal grant to expand behavioral health services

Family & Children’s Services (F&CS), Oklahoma’s largest Community Mental Health Center, has been awarded a $4 million federal grant from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to establish a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center (CCBHC) –  a new national model of care which increases access and integrates physical care with expanded mental…