Elizabeth’s Story

Ten-year- old Elizabeth was kidnapped when she was only eight. When she was rescued, Family & Children’s Services was there from the start. Elizabeth wrote and illustrated a book, sharing her experience. Elizabeth shares her struggles and how Family & Children’s Services helped her get her life back. Sometimes even the happiest of children and…

Lindsay has a new start

Lindsay had been an addict for 20 years when she was arrested on a drug charge and was looking at a potential sentence of 12 years to life. But the judge offered her another option: the Women in Recovery program, an intensive, outpatient alternative for women facing long prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses. Lindsay…

F&CS’s Women in Recovery tracks and rewards positive behavior through innovative solution

What if Tulsa’s brightest and most innovative professionals came together to help nonprofits solve problems and provide creative solutions? That’s exactly what happened at Family & Children’s Services Women in Recovery (WIR) program when four Fellow from The Mine were placed as consultants, designing a token economy for WIR to reinforce positive behavior. The Mine, a program that…

Mobile Applications for Self-Care and Recovery

Mental health practitioners from Family & Children’s Services have reviewed and compiled the best mobile applications for mental health, self-care, and recovery. These applications are not a treatment plan, but rather a resource. Most of these applications are available in the iTunes store and can be easily accessed by clicking here. Most of these apps are free. Application…