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Joseph J. Johnston, CEO, and Edie Nayfa, Executive VP Clinical Services at Catalyst Behavioral Services, Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Nonprofit at forefront of opioid epidemic uses treatments that help reduce job loss, incarceration and family strife

Nonprofit at forefront of opioid epidemic uses treatments that help reduce job loss, incarceration and family strife

“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.”

Myra Moaning teaches her kindergarten class at Little Light Christian School, Thursday, March 2, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A local school works to reduce risks for children with incarcerated parents

Children with incarcerated parents face slimmer chances of success than other children, but Little Light Christian School hopes to reverse those odds.

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New book shares a century of Sunbeam Family Services’ community service

“There were plenty of times where the outlook was grim,” said Erin Engelke, Sunbeam Family Services chief external relations officer. “But then someone would step in and help Sunbeam keep the doors open.”

Gwen Evans right lost her son Nathan to suicide in 2015. | Photo provided

Suicide rates in Oklahoma are on the rise

Oklahoma veterans, Native Americans and residents age 10-34 are among those with the highest risk.

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City on track to open Southern Oaks Wellness and Learning Campus

Southern Oaks Wellness and Learning Campus will partner with local organizations and universities to improve the quality of life in the community.

MAPS for trauma

It was joy and grieving and defiance. I was screaming at Timothy McVeigh and for that baby carried by the firefighter as much as I was yelling for our young team that was making our city proud much sooner than expected. In OKC, it is all wrapped up together, the joy and pain. Now, unfortunately,

A healthy start

The fair begins at 5:30 p.m. and will include physical and mental health screenings, as well as offer information about:• counseling services, • nutrition, • diabetes, • substance abuse, • smoking cessation, • aging, • trauma, • suicide prevention and • cancer detection and prevention. Participants will include:• The Oklahoma City County Health Department, •

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