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COVID Crisis Counseling

Our Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding was on Newson6 Morning News September 22nd talking about our Free COVID Crisis Counseling programs for those experiencing adverse impacts from COVID 19: https://tinyurl.com/y4ykeexj

Grants To Aid Oklahomans Struggling With Mental Health Issues During COVID-19 – Headliner in News On 6 at 5pm 9/21: https://tinyurl.com/y2uowouq

GENERAL

Our Outpatient Services Program manager Sara Mahan discussed bullying impacts during  COVID-19 Thursday night on 5pm News https://tinyurl.com/b5j3a336 October is  

Our very own Outpatient Specialty Services Program Manager Sarah Phillips was on Fox23 Thursday night discussing current status of mental health in our community for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Saturday October 10th is #WorldMentalHealthAwarenessDay https://tinyurl.com/sdcjta9m

Our very own Matthew Crum was interviewed for an article in their newly released October issue surrounding the gap between inpatient and outpatient care for teens in our community. You can read the article here: https://tulsakids.advanced-pub.com/?issueID=20&pageID=18

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum was featured in Mix 96.5 radio’s Wellness Wednesday segment that aired August 25th at 8:15am re: youth social media peer pressures, and back to school in pandemic challenges https://fb.watch/7TpVpevJpK/

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum offers parents tips on how to help kids transition to back-to-school in person on Fox23 Saturday AM News: https://tinyurl.com/93938d24

Our CALM Center Director Matthew Crum gave his clinical expertise on a recent tragedy involving a 12 year old participating in a “challenge” on the social platform TikTok. https://tinyurl.com/yj7tedks

Tragedy struck our community as two deadly domestic incidents took the lives of two separate families. Our Clinical Director Andre Campbell spoke to KJRH on how first responders to these scenes can handle their trauma: https://tinyurl.com/y3jz5efq  and our CALM Center Director Matthew Crum shared strategies on talking to your children about these traumatic events with Fox23: https://tinyurl.com/y47v66ug

Our very own Individual Placement & Support Program Services Supervisor Lisa Alford was featured in the Oklahoma Works segment by Keith Taylor at NewsChannel 8 – Tulsa https://tinyurl.com/yxhovtap  

The launch of our Individual Placement & Support Program providing zero exclusion employment assistance to our clients was featured on NPR Tulsa radio and website: https://bit.ly/3dvgx9x

Our team of FEMA Crisis Counselors providing exclusive assistance to all those in Tulsa County who need any kind of support and connection to resources were featured as the FIRST STORY Monday March 23rd in the KOTV – News On 6 Chief Meteorologist Travis Meyers’ “Ahead of the Storm” Weather Special. https://bit.ly/2Jd0n7m 

CORONAVIRUS and MENTAL HEALTH

Our Outpatient Specialty Program Director Sarah Phillips and Peer Recovery Support Specialist Drew Nichols share how Covid has impacted clients struggling with opioid addiction and changed how we have been able to support them. KTUL NewsChannel 8 reporter Kim Jackson reported on the story which aired in Good Day Tulsa: https://tinyurl.com/49zrm7ed

Our Intake & Engagement Program Manager Crystal Brill spoke to Good Day Tulsa viewers about the mental health impacts Covid is having in our community and the increase in demand for services: https://tinyurl.com/y2h8l8qz

Our Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding was on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa newscast discussing the effects of social isolation, job loss and school closures on mental health during this pandemic: Here’s what she had to say: https://bit.ly/3cQ0zXv

KJRH Channel 2 Get Through This 2Gether spot featuring our Clinical Director Andre Campbell: https://youtu.be/8u0L8tWPMbs

FOX23 Open for Business spot featuring Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding: https://youtu.be/q0Bubr6E0ag

Our Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding spoke with @kjrhtv @MikeBrooks2WorksForYou on calling for help if you or a loved one are experiencing suicide ideation during this pandemic: Here’s what she had to say: https://bit.ly/2KmFyam

Our Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding spoke with KJRH 2 News Anchor Mike Brooks on dealing with negative thoughts and suicide ideation while we are all self-isolating during this pandemic: Here’s what she had to say: https://bit.ly/2S2e26j

Our Sand Springs Program Director was on KTUL Friday morning discussing ways to manage your mental health when stying home and/or in isolation:  https://bit.ly/34tyQbS

Clinical Director Andre Campbell discusses ways people struggling with alcohol and drug addictions can avoid relapsing during this difficult time: https://bit.ly/3e5AyEC

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum talking to 2News Evening Anchor Mike Brooks on ways to deal with younger children and stress and anxiety in a special series he is producing called Mindful Moments with Mike every night at 6pm: https://bit.ly/2UqrAZy

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum talking to 2News Evening Anchor Mike Brooks on ways to deal with older youth & teens on their stress and anxiety over coronavirus in a special series he is producing called Mindful Moments with Mike every night at 6pm; https://bit.ly/2QFxbu6

Our very own Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding tips on dealing with general anxiety and stress in today’s pandemic:  https://bit.ly/2UczbMj

Our Outpatient Specialty Services Program Manager Sarah Phillips spoke to 2News Evening Anchor Mike Brooks on ways to combat depression while social distancing in a special series he is producing called Mindful Moments with Mike every night at 6pm: https://qoo.ly/34yvby

Our very own Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding featured on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa for tips on dealing with your children’s anxiety about coronavirus: https://bit.ly/2xQ7KPO

Clinical Director Andre Campbell was live doing a podcast with KJRH Chief Meteorologist Mike Collier discussing how people can cope with their anxiety during concerns rising about the coronavirus: https://bit.ly/39PORKY

Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding was interviewed by News on 6 Reporter Justin Shrair on how our community can cope with anxiety they may have surrounding fears about the coronavirus and how to keep themselves and their families calm and safe. https://bit.ly/3aWMTZr

Our CALM Center Director Matthew Crum was interviewed by KJRH News Reporter Katie Kelehan about how to talk to kids about coronavirus in the wake of the news that local schools had closed due to fears of virus contact. https://bit.ly/3a15IdC

Outpatient Services Program Manager Sara Mahan spoke to KTUL Newschannel 8’s Reporter Tyler Butler also on how to talk to kids about coronavirus in the wake of the news that local schools had closed due to fears of virus contact. https://bit.ly/2Wagf29

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As the contracted counselors for Berryhill Schools, we are so pleased the Tulsa Sheriff’s Office has expanded the Handle With Care Program also into the schools:
https://bit.ly/39ka2V9
https://bit.ly/38kuSlY 

Our Crisis Counselors made front page news in the Tulsa World for their work under FEMA contract helping those in Tulsa County that were impacted by the historic June floods:
https://bit.ly/32gfxSh

Our Assistant Clinical Director featured in January issue of TulsaPeople magazine discussing ways to build a better self in the new year:
https://bit.ly/2TBxvvY

Check out our newest radio spot: https://bit.ly/2LhhtCo airing and streaming on the following Griffin Communications stations and apps: 106.9KHITS 98.5 KVOO | Big Country 99.5  92.9 The Drive | Talk Radio 1170

Associate Director of PR Samantha Knowlton talks about our Holiday Giving Program and Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding discussing our FEMA Crisis Counseling Program for Tulsa County flood victims on Good Day Tulsa:
https://bit.ly/34GFbQg

Assistant Clinical Director Cathy Olberding discussing our FEMA Crisis Counseling Program for Tulsa County flood victims:
https://bit.ly/2KV4Htn

Clinical Director Andre Campbell discusses how the newly renovated CALM Center provides resources for kids who are struggling and may be using social media and threats to cope as in a recent instance at local middle school
https://bit.ly/35dJd1S

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum discusses our youth crisis stabilization services on Tulsa’s @KTULTV NewsChannel 8’s Good Day Tulsa:
https://bit.ly/2kT8iyl

CRSOK Struggling to Meet Patient Needs After Vandalism:
https://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/counseling-and-recovery-services-of-oklahoma-struggling-to-meet-patient-needs-after-vandalism

https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/tulsa-nonprofit-s-vans-damaged-after-vandalism-services-limited/article_170d5c79-ab8b-512e-9d8a-952d68a70482.html

http://www.fox23.com/video?videoId=965456255&videoVersion=1.0

 

 

Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma:

  • Received three-year recertification in the Sanctuary Model of trauma-informed care
  • Received three-year re-certification by CARF
  • Earned state re-certification to provide mental health and substance abuse services
  • Operates the only children’s crisis stabilization unit for eastern Oklahoma

The agency also has experts who can speak on a wide variety of mental health issues.

To do a story on any or all of these accomplishments or to interview one of our experts, contact Samantha Knowlton at 918.236.4127 or sknowlton@crsok.org.

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