Dylan pays it forward

Dylan pays it forward

Four arrests in six months led Dylan Witt back to rehab for the second time, but this time was different.  Something clicked. “It was time to change, to get my family back. I had lost a lot of good friends, and I wanted to get them back, and to get my life on...
Meet Crystal Brill

Meet Crystal Brill

Crystal Brill has three claims to fame – she was an extra in the movie Twister, worked for ACT before it became Counseling & Recovery Services, and returned to create a more efficient and welcoming environment for our new clients as Intake & Engagement...
Happy Heart

Happy Heart

Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month have a lot in common. They focus thoughts on caring for others and ourselves. We need to care for ourselves first to have healthy relationships. February is a great time to build your self-esteem and commit...
Giving Success

Giving Success

All 50 children and adults in our Holiday Giving Program received gifts, thanks to your generous donations. Staff and community partners also filled 10 food baskets distributed to clients and their families. Once again, Rib Crib Sand Springs provided meat for our Sand...
Culture of respect prevents bullying

Culture of respect prevents bullying

October is Bullying Prevention Month. It is not OK to ignore bullying at school, at work or at home. All of us have a social responsibility to stop it and to build a culture of mutual respect and safety. We can end bullying if we start by teaching children to respect...
Suicide

Suicide

September’s suicide prevention focus is not enough for Oklahoma. Suicide prevention, awareness and intervention are needed every day. In 2016, 866 Oklahomans died by suicide, the eighth highest rate in the nation, and higher than homicides (322) or drug...