Save our Services

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...
Art & Mind

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...
‘This is my lifeline’

‘This is my lifeline’

An abusive marriage, divorce, pressure at work, depression, anxiety and chronic pain caused Virginia to “meltdown.” She changed careers and thought that would help. It didn’t. The stress, depression and anxiety     intensified.  Virginia began self-medicating with...

Laughter is best medicine

When in doubt, laugh it out. Have you ever heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine?” According to the article “Laugh out Loud” in 101 Ways to Well-Being, laughter has several health benefits, including burning calories, reducing pain and stress, and improving...
Mental health affects heart health

Mental health affects heart health

In honor of American Heart Month,  it’s important to share the fact that depression and mental illness can break your heart – literally. Scientists in several studies found depression caused increased inflammation, abnormal stress hormones, metabolic changes, and...
Pharmacy helps clients in need

Pharmacy helps clients in need

Pharmacist Boyd Stephens smiles as a client says, “Bless You.” “My staff and I get blessed at least once or twice a day,” Boyd said. Why so many blessings? Boyd and his staff provide 65 percent of the pharmacy’s clients with free prescription medication. In fiscal...