Upcoming Event: 2012 Oklahoma Suicide Prevention Conference

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will host the 2012 Oklahoma Suicide Prevention Conference next Friday, July 20th.  The event will provide participants with suicide prevention training, intervention skills, and knowledge.  Emphasis will be placed on building… Read more [More...]

A step sideways: Bill to drug-test welfare applicants gets a make-over

A bill to clarify drug-screening procedures for TANF applicants has passed both chambers of the legislature and been signed by Governor Fallin.  TANF, or ‘Temporary Assistance for Needy Families,’ is a temporary public benefit that provides cash assistance and other… Read more [More...]