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Helping helps us

Studies show doing good is good for us. Donating time, talent or finances to others boosts your physical and mental health. Research found people who give are happier, live longer, have lower blood pressure, less depression and stress, and experience increased self-esteem. Apparently, when we give, our brain releases “feel good” chemicals. Giving provides us […]

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Positive holidays

What makes you positive and passionate about the holidays? “Enjoy the little things in life for some day you will realize they were actually the big things.” The moments gathered with friends and family at the table, near the lit fireplace or the glow of holiday lights stick to our memories throughout a lifetime. While […]

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Save our Services

Make your voice heard at the Capitol today! It’s not too late. The special session is still underway. Ask your state legislators to save mental health and substance abuse services by filling the entire $215 million budget gap.  We need solutions that are sustainable so we won’t be back in this same crisis in the […]

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Suicide crisis

Oklahoma has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. Fortunately, everyone can do something to fight Oklahoma’s suicide crisis. Did you know that most people who commit suicide don’t want to die? People contemplating suicide say they want the darkness and pain to go away. Showing your concern by asking “How are you […]

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Opioid Dependence Recovery

Willpower is not enough to overcome a life-threatening opioid dependence. That is why Counseling & Recovery Services created its outpatient opioid dependence recovery program for adults using a nationally recognized and successful model requiring therapy with opioid replacement medication. Opiate dependence treatment is about more than sobering up. It’s about feeling normal again without using […]

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Art & Mind

A free art exhibit and sale will observe the positive effects of art on the mind during World Mental Health Day, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, October. 10, at Muzart on Main Street Gallery, Reunion Center Building, 4th & Main, downtown Tulsa. Studies show art is good medicine whether we observe or create it. Numerous studies also […]

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Tragedy response

Our hearts thoughts and minds are with those affected by the tragedies in Broken Arrow and Las Vegas. Our staff is available to help adults, children, families and organizations who need support. Here are available resources in our community and beyond: CALM Center for youth ages 10-17 in crisis,. 918.394.2256, COPES (Mobile Psychiatric Crisis Services), […]

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Eat Pie & Raise Dough

Friday, Sept. 22, 5-10 p.m.   Join us at Antoinette’s Baking Company 207 N Main St. (Brady Arts District) Tulsa, OK.   Antoinette’s will donate a portion of sales to our agency.  Pie sales only. No pre-orders.  

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School mental health

Mental health, emotional and behavioral issues affect 1 in 5 school-aged children with 1 in 10 experiencing a mental health challenge severe enough to negatively affect home, school, social and community functioning. Though so many school-aged children are affected, it is estimated 50 to 80 percent of them do not receive the care they need. […]

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Early Childhood Behavior Issues

It is estimated up to 14 percent of children from birth to age 5 experience social and emotional problems that negatively affect development, early learning, social interactions and their family. Counseling & Recovery Services offers an expanded Wraparound Tulsa for ages 0-5 to care for these children and their families. How does Wraparound help? Wraparound […]

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