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By On May 31st, 2013

Sticks, Stones and Suicide

Most of us have heard the cliché—“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  I don’t know the origins of this saying, but I would guess it came about as a way to steel oneself against the all too hurtful words of others.  The fact is that words do have…

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By On February 7th, 2013

Mental Health Association’s Mike Brose Focuses on Changing the Paradigm

“There is no us versus them.  There is only us.”  A powerful statement made by Mike Brose, the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association of Tulsa, who presented “Recovery in Our Lifetime:  The Possibilities Are Now,” on February 6, 2013 as part of Brookhaven Hospital’s Professional Seminar Series.  Mike spoke to a group of…

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By On January 28th, 2013

Oklahoma Governor Seeks to Expand Mental Health Services

Oklahoma’s governor, Mary Fallin, announced a proposal last week to increase funding for mental health services in the state.  Fallin cited the recent Sandy Hook shootings as “what can happen when mental health issues go unaddressed in a state or undiagnosed or frankly ignored.”  The governor’s plan is to increase funding for mental health services…

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