The mother of OKC artist Spencer Mellow helps raise funds for the state’s only high school dedicated to sobriety.
The health department and local officials and organizations help teens struggling with addiction through programs and prevention tactics.
The Arizona-based 1980s and ’90s alternative rock band launched its first eastward tour in Norman.
“If you are worried about getting into treatment, this is the easy way in,” Nayfa said. “It’s keeping families together. It’s keeping people employed. It’s keeping people out of the criminal justice system. It is pretty amazing what treatment can do.”
Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.
Consumption among teens and young adults is prevalent and dangerous.
Oklahoma’s prison population has risen above 61,000 for the first time in almost 50 years.
The documentary focuses on Houston recovery high school Archway Academy.
Eppard said many of frontman Claudio Sanchez’s lyrics on the band’s 2007 album were directed at him.
The vigil is 5 p.m. Saturday at OCARTA Wellness Hub, 2808 NW 31st St.