We have accepted a
bold, new charge.
The mission of the Alliance of Mental Health Providers of Oklahoma is to advocate for better mental health and substance abuse treatment in Oklahoma.
The Work of Our Members
Together, Alliance members have accepted a bold, new charge. In addition to providing mental health and substance abuse services for persons with serious mental illness, they are now coordinating whole-person integrated medical care to improve overall health outcomes for adults and youth.
Provide Immediate Access to Care
We believe individuals in a crisis need help when they need it. Providing immediate access to services and early crisis intervention is the first line of defense in preventing tragedies, saving lives, saving tax-payer dollars and community resources.
Provide Hope and Pathways to Self-Sufficiency
Alliance members help individuals access resources to achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, which are often hampered by low-income-related burdens.
The Work of the Alliance
Our mission is to advocate for better mental health and substance abuse treatment in Oklahoma.
Policy & Legislative Advocacy
We work to educate and inform local, state, and national lawmakers, traditional media, social influencers, and the public about the importance of the mental health system in Oklahoma. We advocate and lobby for better mental health and substance abuse treatment. We evaluate bills, policies, and ordinances, etc., and their potential impact on the state’s community-based mental health system. Ultimately, we strive to change public policy, laws, and even systems on behalf of Oklahoma’s most vulnerable citizens.
The Alliance reviews and tracks issues and proposed legislation that intersect with the organization’s mental health policy priorities. It nurtures an alliance among all members who are allied by a common cause, and then supports those members through advocacy, lobbying, public relations, public awareness, and outreach, etc.
Public Awareness & Outreach
We work to increase public awareness of Oklahoma’s community mental health providers and the critical role they play in transforming lives and communities through the various services they provide. We accomplish this through a variety of tools and products including special events, publications, and campaigns.
Product & Service Development
The Alliance provides products and services to assist members with lobbying, advocacy, and public awareness. These products including annual legislative issues, policy advisory calls, legislative receptions, and meetings, etc.
Training & Educational Opportunities
The Alliance organizes members-only opportunities designed to increase their knowledge of issues and strengthen their relationships with each other, policymakers, and elected officials.
The Alliance is a 501(c)(6) membership-based, nonprofit and grassroots advocacy organization. Our mission is to advocate for better mental health and substance abuse treatment in Oklahoma. Founded in 2020, it serves as a trusted and unified voice on behalf of nine member-agencies. They include seven Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHC); one Comprehensive Community Addiction Recovery Center (CCARC) and one Community Mental Health Center. (CMHC).
Established in 1982, Counseling and Recovery Services of Oklahoma helps build better lives for more than 7,000 adults and children in communities throughout northeastern Oklahoma. They are the only Oklahoma community mental health center certified in the internationally recognized Sanctuary model of trauma-informed care.
Family & Children’s Services has an extraordinary heritage, spanning nearly a century. Established in 1921, they promote, support, and strengthen the well-being and behavioral health of adults, children, and families. As the largest community mental health center in Oklahoma, they are committed to the highest levels of quality and accountability.
Located in south Oklahoma City, HOPE has been in operation since 1980. A non-profit outpatient community mental health center, they provide a large array of behavioral health and addiction services, as well as housing opportunities for individuals and families who have found themselves in a homeless situation.
Green Country Behavioral Health Services, Inc. was established in 1979, and has served the citizens of Muskogee and McIntosh Counties for more than 40 years. They provide comprehensive outpatient and crisis services to individuals of all ages while striving to create a safe, supportive and welcoming environment.
The mission of Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc. is to create a welcoming, supportive and positive environment, in which an array of effective and efficient trauma-informed, integrated services will promote an improved quality of life for consumers, communities, and each other in Northeastern Oklahoma.
Lighthouse Behavioral Wellness Centers are the designated Community Mental Health Centers for nine counties in Southern Oklahoma including Bryan, Carter, Garvin, Johnston, Love, Pontotoc, Marshall, Murray, and Seminole counties. They boast six outpatient clinics which are located in Ada, Ardmore, Durant, Pauls Valley, Seminole, and Tishomingo.
Red Rock Behavioral Health Services is a private not‐for‐profit community mental health center that was founded in 1974, and is based in Oklahoma City. Red Rock provides mental health services, and referrals to physical health services, to indigent and insured Oklahomans, and is one of the largest community mental health centers in Oklahoma.
12&12, Inc. is the largest Comprehensive Community Addiction Recovery Center in Oklahoma. It serves its clients through a complete continuum of care that provides multiple levels of treatment including detoxification, intensive residential treatment, outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment, counseling, transitional living, and sober living.
Oklahoma’s safety net providers organize and deliver advanced mental health care and substance abuse treatment services to Oklahoma’s most vulnerable citizens including those who live at or below the poverty level. They serve in 57 of the state’s 77 counties. They are depicted below in blue. The counties in navy blue are covered by state-run facilities.
There but for the grace of you go I…
The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.
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