Teen Recovery Solutions is the state's only sober high school.

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The work of late artist Spencer Mellow is memorialized on postcards for guests of a fundraiser for Teen Recovery Solutions. (Patti Mellow / provided)

The mother of OKC artist Spencer Mellow helps raise funds for the state’s only high school dedicated to sobriety

The mother of OKC artist Spencer Mellow helps raise funds for the state’s only high school dedicated to sobriety

The mother of OKC artist Spencer Mellow helps raise funds for the state’s only high school dedicated to sobriety.

Joe Dorman, director of OICA, speaks to a Police Athletic League at Longfellow Middle School in Norman, Monday, July 10, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Study finds adverse childhood experiences affect health and behavior

Nonprofits and a state representative are bringing presenters on ACEs and their impacts on Oklahomans to the Capitol for an interim study.

Dan Staughan and Jerod Shadid at the Homeless Alliance, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

The number of homeless families in Oklahoma has gone up

The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.

Close photo of prescription bottle for Hydrocodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration

As the opioid epidemic continues, Oklahomans require better support systems

Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.

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Mental Health Association Oklahoma collects needed items for homeless

MHAOK’s BetterBox Project raises community awareness about homelessness and offers housing assistance.

Mental Health Association Oklahoma Executive Director, Michael Brose, near the liveing room inside the OKC Drop in Center.  mh

Local nonprofits feel the effects of statewide budget cuts

Budget cuts affect nonprofits that provide mental health, historic preservation, arts, prison ministry and education services.

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