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Latest Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Stories

2012-07-12 06:25:08

TULSA, Okla., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2012 National Zarrow Mental Health Symposium and Mental Health America Annual Conference - From Housing to Recovery: Building Community, Building Lives - being held September 19-21, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will look at innovative approaches to helping people with mental health conditions obtain and maintain affordable housing, along with much-needed support systems. Approximately 1,000 participants are expected to attend the...

2010-12-04 00:00:37

Oklahoma's need for hospitals providing specialty care is certainly immense; Brookhaven Hospital, a comprehensive health center for the treatment of behavioral health and neurologic disorders, has expanded to meet these needs. The facility, located in the scenic outskirts of east Tulsa, has added 24 new inpatient beds. The expansion has allowed for a total of 28 beds for individuals with traumatic brain injury and 16 additional beds for patients with behavioral health needs. All told, the...

2009-07-21 08:30:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Over the past three years, Oklahoma has risen from a "D" to a "B" grade in the 2009 National Alliance on Mental Illness' Grading the States Report -- a state-by-state assessment of the nation's public mental health care system.(1) Oklahoma showed the greatest improvement in the nation and is heads above the national average grade of "D."(1) Oklahoma's report card featured several of the state's innovations in mental health services,...