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Vincent van Gogh is played by Robert Gulaczyk in Loving Vincent. | Image Loving Vincent / provided

Loving Vincent brings the work of Vincent van Gogh to life at Oklahoma City Museum of Art

It took the movie’s expansive team of artists as many as 10 days to paint the frames for just one second of film.

Sharon Smith and Marlon Smith protest proposed cuts to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at the Oklahoma Capitol last week. (Photo Laura Eastes)

Without a state budget solution, funding cuts pose challenges for mental health consumers, their families and local agencies

Without a state budget solution, funding cuts pose challenges for mental health consumers, their families and local agencies.

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Letters to the Editor: July 5, 2017

On page 39: gigantic Medicaid cuts — seniors in nursing homes would be thrown out and millions of children will lose health care. On page 136: Waivers by states to not cover essential health care like maternity, mental health, etc.

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The Non-Prophet Book of Common Prayer offers secular blessings for the hurting

The book from Literati Press opens with a release show and art exhibition Friday at Paseo Plunge.

State Representative Forrest Bennett in his office at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Thursday, May 11, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

2017 Wellness Report shows success of Wellness Now Coalition

Leaders at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department hope to continue seeing improvement in the years to come.

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

“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.”

Kristina Duty, Shelley Smith, and Donna Wade pose for a photo at their offices in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Weighed down: Disordered eating adds new problems to many people’s weight-loss journeys

“My advice to those suffering is to realize they have a biological illness that is not their or their family’s fault,” Laura said. “The only cure to the illness is food. Period. Even if the sufferer is not ‘underweight,’ it’s critical to stabilize eating patterns.”

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