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January 2005

Health and Human Services Cabinet Agencies:  New Funding Needed to Sustain Health, Medical and Social Assistance Initiatives Currently Operating

The Focus (Department Newsletter)

December 2004    

Holiday Media Packet

Elderly Often Overlooked During the Holidays

Holiday Blues

Domestic Violence Counseling

November 2004

Former Miss Oklahoma Contestant:  Story of Survival from Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Month 2004

Youth Listening Conference 2004

Contact Needs Facilitators

Tulsa Co-Occurring Treatment Services

Oklahoma Adolescent Drug Facts

Community Editorial:  Substance Abuse Recovery

New Seasons Groundbreaking

Point of View:  Domestic Violence Month

Editorial:  Domestic Violence in Oklahoma

September 2004

The Children's Voice (Department Newsletter)

Suicide Forum Planned

Media Tip:  Recovery Rally at the Capitol

Backgrounder:  Systems of Care and Drug Courts

OCARTA Rally at the Capitol

Dinner with Your Family 2004

List of Alcohol Awareness Events During Recovery Month

Family Day 2004

Keeping Your Soul Alive

Recovery Month Sample Proclamation

Point of View:  Recovery Month

Join the Voices of Recovery

Recovery Month Media Packet

August 2004

Letter to the Editor:  Substance Abuse Recovery

Radio PSA Copy:  Domestic Violence in Oklahoma

Backgrounder:  Youth Suicides and Hospitalized Suicide Attempts

Backgrounder:  YSP Fact Pack 2002

Facts:  National Investment in Treatment

Facts:  Commonly Misused Substances

Facts:  Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Society

Facts:  Access to Recovery

SAMHSA Illicit Drug Use Release

Backgrounder:  Noteworthy Programs in the Tulsa Area

Festival of Hope Honorees

July 2004

Backgrounder:  Domestic Violence Courts Power Point

Media Tip:  Governors Task Force

May 2004

Governors Commendation Awarded to Bill Willis CMHC

ATR Grant

Mental Health Month

Media Tip:  Mental Health Month

April 2004

Governors Task Force

Media Tip:  SB1256

Letter to Editor:  SB1256

Letter to Editor:  Alcohol Awareness Month

Point of View:  Substance Abuse

March 2004

Tobacco Sales Legislation

Tobacco and Lifetime

Cigarette Tax

Letter to Editor:  Underage Drinking

Drug Court Day

Alcohol Awareness Day

College Rape

Inhalant Awareness Week

February 2004

Blue Ribbon Task Force

January 2004

Karen Hill Joins Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse (DVSA) Staff

Youth Listening Conference

NCJRC Crime Victims Week Resource Guide

White House Official, Lt. Governor to Speak at 16th Annual Substance Abuse Conference

OKC  Students to Air Concerns at 'Listening Conference'

V-Day Oklahoma Indian Country is Coming

Yukon Woman Named State Domestic Violence Program Manager

Norman Resident Named to Top Legal Post

December 2003

Central OK Mental Health Center Receives National Accreditation

Alcohol-Related Traffic Accidents Costly, Deadly

Tips Given for Hosting Responsible Holiday Parties

Drinking and Driving Can Be Disastrous:  Tips on Hosting Responsible Parties

Substance Abuse and the Holidays:  Plan Now to Defend Against Stress

Bill Willis Center Recognized with National Accreditation

Elderly Citizens Often Overlooked During Winter Holidays

Tis The Season for Holiday Cheer, and Holiday Blues

November 2003

Daily Oklahoman Point of View Regarding New County Jail (Effective Alternatives)

Media Advisory:  Suicide in Oklahoma  (Click Here for Additional Statistics)    

ODMHSAS Board of Directors Meet in Ft. Supply

Youth Suicide Facts

October 2003

Stages of Change Pioneer to speak at NOSIP Conference

Transitional Living for Victims of Domestic Violence

Mental Illness Awareness Week

$9.4 million Grant to Help Children

Children's Mental Health Summit

Domestic Violence:  Helping Someone in Need

National Domestic Violence Statistics

Domestic Violence Fact Sheet

Domestic Violence Checklist

Domestic Violence Assessment

Physically, Emotionally Abusive Marriage Leaves Long-lasting Scars

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

September 2003

New Co-occurring Disorders Unit at Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health

Groundbreaking for State of the Art Substance Abuse Treatment Facility in Vinita

Robert Lee Named Director of the Oklahoma Youth Center

OK Mental Health Consumer Council Conference

Family Day 2003

Dolls Depict Damage Caused by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Bill Willis CMHC Offers Toll-Free Number

Impact of Substance Abuse Treatment Fact Sheet

Treatment Need Fact Sheet

Substance Abuse and Society Fact Sheet

Substance Abuse and Child Welfare/Neglect Facts

Addiction Fact Sheet

Co-occurring Disorders

Substance Abuse Editorial

National Recovery Month

SAMHSA Releases New Household Survey Results

Limit TV Exposure to Protect Kids from Re-Traumatization...

August 2003

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day

College Women at Greater Risk for Rape

Northwest Center for Behavioral Health Now Delivering Mental Health Services in Enid, Kingfisher and Guthrie

Letter to the Editor on Underage Drinking

Service Demand Increases at the Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention Center

West 47th Street Focuses On Struggles with Mental Illness

State High School Leaders Attend Youth Camp on Alcohol

July 2003

Mental Health, Substance Abuse Evaluation and Assessment Unit Established in Tahlequah

State Agency Receives Mental Health, Substance Abuse Emergency Response Grant

June 2003

Regan Named Executive Director of Taliaferro CMHC in Lawton

FEMA Centers Closing, But Project Heartland Still Counseling...

West 47th Street Debuts in Tulsa

May 2003

National Conference in Tulsa to Focus on Children's Mental Health Program

Wheatland Mental Health Services to Merge with State

Hotlines, Free Publications Help in Coping with Aftermath of Tornadoes

April 2003

Substance Abuse Treatment Works, (William C.) Moyers Tells State Leaders

Western State Psychiatric Center Now the Northwest Center for Behavioral Health

ODMHSAS Receives $150K Federal Grant to Fund OK County Mental Health Court

Alcohol Screening Day Offers Hope for State's Number One Addiction

Alcohol Awareness Month Focuses on Ending Underage Drinking

March 2003

Inhalant Abuse Difficult to Treat; Prevention a Necessity

Emergency Mental Health, Disaster Response Conference...

February 2003

Free Caretaker Counseling, Education Services Available

Teen Summit Focuses On Impact, Dangers of Marijuana Use

National Children of Alcoholics Week Encourages Helping Youth ...

January 2003

Women and Children's Substance Abuse Treatment Center to Open in Tulsa

December 2002

Norman Adolescent Center to offer State of the Art Services

Adolescent Substance Abuse Linked to Crime, Delinquency

State Organizations Urge Public not to Drink and Drive

New Prevention Coordinator brings National Perspective

Workshop to Emphasize Methamphetamine Treatment

November 2002

Mental Health and Aging Coalition to Recognize Volunteers