In a vigilant effort to protect you, our staff and our community from the coronavirus epidemic, we are implementing social distancing procedures in how we are conducting our services.
Our professional services are still being offered; however, clients will be contacted via telephone in the interim until we have our telehealth and telemed systems up and running.
- If you are a new client needing an appointment, please call 918.492.2554.
- Current clients please call 918.492.2554 to make arrangements to schedule your appointment by phone.
- Walk-in access to care is suspended, new clients should call for an appointment.
- All Group Sessions are canceled, effective immediately.
- All transportation services are suspended with the exception of injection appointment and medication pick-ups. Call 918.492.2554 to schedule. Every person being transported will be required to have temperature checked. Anyone with a fever will not be allowed transportation.
- ONLY clients needing injections are allowed to enter the building and only one guest per client will be granted access.
- Every person entering the building will be required to have their temperature checked by our vitals tech who will verify if they have a fever. Anyone with a fever will not be allowed into the building.
If you need a refill or to pick up a prescription please park in designated Pharmacy Pickup Parking and call 918.492.2554 and someone will come out to serve you.
The CALM Center:
Our youth crisis stabilization center for ages 10 – 17 is open but will also be implementing social distancing procedures. Limited family visitations will be in place and every person entering the CALM Center will have their temperature checked. Anyone with a fever will not be allowed into the Center.
We know that this situation can change quickly, and we are closely monitoring the situation. If there are new developments or recommendations, we will take action and/or precautionary measures. We will keep you updated if changes occur to our services or at our facilities.
Here is a link to the Eviction Moratorium and the Early Settlement Mediation Program for tenants that includes a list of resources, like Legal Aid Service of Oklahoma. (En espanol)
Here is the link to the expanded unemployment rights that go into effect on April 1st
Know the Facts:
You can help stop COVID-19 by knowing the signs and symptoms:
- Shortness of breath
Seek medical advice if you
- Develop symptoms
- Have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently been in an area with the ongoing spread of COVID-19.
There are simple things you can do to help keep yourself and others healthy.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Resources from WHO/ CDC/NCTSN/ODMH:
- Coronavirus Disease Updates– CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Steps to Prevent Illness – CDC
- Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Technical Guidance– WHO (World Health Organization)
- Coping with Stress During 2019-nCOV Outbreak, WHO PDF flyer
- Helping Children Cope with Stress During 2019-nCOV Outbreak, WHO PDF Flyer
- Mental Health and Coping – CDC website
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Helping Families Cope with COVID – NCTSN website
- Oklahoma State Department of Health COVID-19 Resources – ODMHSAS website
Resources and News Articles
How to Remain Calm:
- Keep Calm and Carry On: Clinical Practice During the COVID-19Pandemic, ADAA video, ADAA Past President Karen Cassiday, PhD
- Free Coronavirus Anxiety Virtual Support Group, Resource from ADAA member Debra Kissen, PhD (Light on Anxiety)
- Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
- Tips to help calm your fears – from National Public Radio
- Quick Expert Tips and Strategies to Manage Coronavirus Anxiety– ADAA 5 minute Video – ADAA member Dr. Debra Kissen
- What Therapists Tell Patients Who are Anxious About Coronavirus, Huffpost.com, Mary Alvord, PhD
- Managing Depression and Anxiety During COVID-19, LightonAnxiety.com, Rachel Aredia, LCPC, NCC, CCATP
- 8 Ways to Relieve Coronavirus-Induced Anxiety, According to Psychologists, Prevention.com, Beth Salcedo, MD
- Mindfulness during the coronavirus: Harvard professor’s tips to help lower anxiety, ABCActionNews, ADAA Board President Luana Marques, PhD
- Coronavirus anxiety reports up, doctors say; encourage public to stay calm, keep perspective on COVID-19, ABC7.com, Karen Cassiday, PhD and Debra Kissen, PhD
- As Coronavirus Spreads, Here are a Tips to Manage Your Anxiety, Phillyvoice.com, Thea Gallagher, PsyD
- How to Manage Your Coronavirus Anxiety, Wall Street Journal, Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA and Shane Owens, Phd, ABPP
- How to Deal with Coronavirus if you have OCD or Anxiety, Vice.com,Jon Hershfield, MA, LMFT and Shala Nicely, LPC
- Why you can’t stop touching your face, even though it’s one of the best ways to prevent coronavirus spread,com, Kevin L. Chapman, PhD
- Pandemic Panic? These 5 Tips Can Help You Regain Your Calm, NPR.org – Article, Stewart Shankman PhD
- How to turn the coronavirus anxiety into something positive (and why panic is damning), SFGate.com
- Don’t Go Down a Coronavirus Anxiety Spiral, Wired.com
- As Fear of Spreads, Here’s How to Keep a Cool Head, Vogue.com
- How to Manage Your Anxiety About Coronavirus,com
- How to Cope with the Coronavirus According to Psychologists, BusinessInsider.com
- Keeping Coronavirus Anxiety at Bay, USAToday.com, Kathryn Boger PhD
- How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus, ADAA blog post, Richa Bhatia, MD
- Tips on How to Talk to Kids About The Coronavirus with Roseann Capanna-Hodge, Ed.D., LPC, BCN, LLC
- CBS LA – https://youtu.be/hr5zL1yxG6Y,
- PIX11 NYC – https://youtu.be/wJtlYTVXkY4,
- POP SUGAR article – https://www.popsugar.com/family/how-to-explain-coronavirus-to-kids-47274602
- VeryWellFamily – https://www.verywellfamily.com/talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus-4798953
- Managing children’s fear, anxiety in the era of COVID-19, NewDio.com, Eli Lebowitz, PhD
- How to Save Your Kid From COVID-19 Anxiety, Smerconish.com– Article, Dr. Shane Owens, PhD, ABPP
- Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus, ChildMind.org
- Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus,org
Supporting Kids through COVID-19
- Talking to Kids about COVID-19
- Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- AARP Coronavirus Articles for Seniors
- Fun and Productive “Quarantined Projetst – (Beyond Net-flixing!”), ADAA Graphic, Michelle Lozano, LMFT
- COVID-19 Lockdown Guide: How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine– ADAA Blog Post, Aarti Gupta, PsyD
- Coronavirus outbreak: How to avoid going stir-crazy during self-quarantine, Today.com, Simon Rego, PsyD
- How To Stay Calm And Productive While At Home During The Coronavirus Outbreak, Elle.com, Mary Alvord, PhD
- How to Cope with Loneliness if you Work Remotely, According to Experts, Bustle.com, Michelle Lozano, LMFT
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