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Latest Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Stories

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,...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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