Quote of the Day 8/21/2013

We turn people away every day who need help because they aren’t ill enough, and we just don’t have enough money to pay our contractors to hire enough therapists and provide enough medication to reach people. So then they get sicker, and finally, they do meet the criteria.

-Terri White, director of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (Source: http://bit.ly/173SGHy)


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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