Quote of the Day 8/29/2016

“Every bit of it comes back to economics. The money does not get very far beyond Oklahoma and Tulsa counties. That’s where the money is, and that’s where the money stays.”

-Licensed clinical social worker Robinson Tolbert, speaking about the difficulty of accessing mental health treatment in rural Oklahoma counties with the highest rates of drug abuse and mental illness (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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