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The Tulsa World featured YES Tulsa’s Matthew Burnett on the front page of their Dec. 15th printed issue and digitally here (sometimes a subscription is needed to view): https://tinyurl.com/mrssfh6x

Tulsa Kids magazine had an editorial in their November issue: https://www.tulsakids.com/youth-evaluation-services-tulsa/ from an interview their editor did with YES Tulsa Program Director Solmaz Bulut. They also did a digital story on all their social media on Wednesday and their Editor Betty Casey wrote her monthly blog for their December issue: https://tinyurl.com/mrxdfuz9

KJRH Anchor/Reporter Sharon Phillips did a story on YES Tulsa Open House and official opening: https://tinyurl.com/mtpzfvvm

FOX23 Reporter Julia Gorman was live out front of YES Tulsa all morning Wednesday December 14th for the Open House and ran a story sharing the news about YES Tulsa with our community.  https://tinyurl.com/3m7w9n37

KTUL Newschannel 8 mentioned YES Tulsa as a resource now open in conjunction with a story about a mother who lost her son to suicide. Asst. PR Dir. Samantha Knowlton shared information about YES Tulsa to community who may need its’ services in a crisis: https://tinyurl.com/47tmucut

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum was interviewed by KTUL about children and college students handling holiday stress. Hem mentioned The CALM Center as well as YES Tulsa as resources to family members during the holidays: https://tinyurl.com/2p93w8jx

After mention by Mayor Bynum in his November 2022 State of the City address, Fox23 News spoke to Clinical Director Andre Campbell and YES Tulsa Program Director Solmaz Bulut about our YES Tulsa facility which, as the Mayor says, is “a one-stop triage center for families with youth ages 5 – 17 in an immediate mental health crisis.” https://tinyurl.com/5fts2x6t


Our CALM Center Tulsa Director Matthew Crum was on KTUL’s GoodDay Tulsa sharing information on our services there as The CALM Center is the beneficiary of a charity Golf Tournament that Arrowhead Consulting is doing to celebrate their 5th Anniversary:

We were happy for our CALM Center Tulsa Director Matthew Crum to speak to FOX23’s Scott Martin on such an incredibly relevant issue right now – how to talk to youth & children about the Ukraine war crisis. We are here to help if anyone of any age if this is causing overwhelming grief or anxiety. 918.492.2554  https://lnkd.in/eaZzmS_B

There has been an alarming spike in poisonings among adolescent girls. During the first 10 days of February 2022, the Poison Center saw 51 cases, over twice as many as compared to the previous 10-day period. In partnership with ODMHSAS Communications group, our very own Andre Campbell was interviewed this morning about these breaking statistics. https://tinyurl.com/2s3pavzr

An article in the Tulsa World covered this special story. Yonna and Jason Creason chose our Calm Center to receive the donations they raised through their Facebook page Guiding Gavin which was created to honor their son Gavin’s memory.  https://tinyurl.com/yx9g96sm

Our Outpatient Services Program manager Sara Mahan discussed bullying impacts during  COVID-19 Thursday night on 5pm News https://tinyurl.com/b5j3a336 October is 

Our very own Outpatient Specialty Services Program Manager Sarah Phillips was on Fox23 Thursday night discussing current status of mental health in our community for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Saturday October 10th is #WorldMentalHealthAwarenessDay https://tinyurl.com/sdcjta9m

Our very own Matthew Crum was interviewed for an article in their newly released October issue surrounding the gap between inpatient and outpatient care for teens in our community. You can read the article here: https://tulsakids.advanced-pub.com/?issueID=20&pageID=18

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum was featured in Mix 96.5 radio’s Wellness Wednesday segment that aired August 25th at 8:15am re: youth social media peer pressures, and back to school in pandemic challenges https://fb.watch/7TpVpevJpK/

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum offers parents tips on how to help kids transition to back-to-school in person on Fox23 Saturday AM News: https://tinyurl.com/93938d24

Our CALM Center Director Matthew Crum gave his clinical expertise on a recent tragedy involving a 12 year old participating in a “challenge” on the social platform TikTok. https://tinyurl.com/yj7tedks

Tragedy struck our community as two deadly domestic incidents took the lives of two separate families. Our Clinical Director Andre Campbell spoke to KJRH on how first responders to these scenes can handle their trauma: https://tinyurl.com/y3jz5efq  and our CALM Center Director Matthew Crum shared strategies on talking to your children about these traumatic events with Fox23: https://tinyurl.com/y47v66ug

Our very own Individual Placement & Support Program Services Supervisor Lisa Alford was featured in the Oklahoma Works segment by Keith Taylor at NewsChannel 8 – Tulsa https://tinyurl.com/yxhovtap  

The launch of our Individual Placement & Support Program providing zero exclusion employment assistance to our clients was featured on NPR Tulsa radio and website: https://bit.ly/3dvgx9x

Our team of FEMA Crisis Counselors providing exclusive assistance to all those in Tulsa County who need any kind of support and connection to resources were featured as the FIRST STORY Monday March 23rd in the KOTV – News On 6 Chief Meteorologist Travis Meyers’ “Ahead of the Storm” Weather Special. https://bit.ly/2Jd0n7m 


Grants To Aid Oklahomans Struggling With Mental Health Issues During COVID-19 – Headliner in News On 6 at 5pm 9/21: https://tinyurl.com/y2uowouq

Our Outpatient Specialty Program Director Sarah Phillips and Peer Recovery Support Specialist Drew Nichols share how Covid has impacted clients struggling with opioid addiction and changed how we have been able to support them. KTUL NewsChannel 8 reporter Kim Jackson reported on the story which aired in Good Day Tulsa: https://tinyurl.com/49zrm7ed

Our Intake & Engagement Program Manager Crystal Brill spoke to Good Day Tulsa viewers about the mental health impacts Covid is having in our community and the increase in demand for services: https://tinyurl.com/y2h8l8qz

KJRH Channel 2 Get Through This 2Gether spot featuring our Clinical Director Andre Campbell: https://youtu.be/8u0L8tWPMbs

Our Sand Springs Program Director was on KTUL Friday morning discussing ways to manage your mental health when stying home and/or in isolation:  https://bit.ly/34tyQbS

Clinical Director Andre Campbell discusses ways people struggling with alcohol and drug addictions can avoid relapsing during this difficult time: https://bit.ly/3e5AyEC

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum talking to 2News Evening Anchor Mike Brooks on ways to deal with younger children and stress and anxiety in a special series he is producing called Mindful Moments with Mike every night at 6pm: https://bit.ly/2UqrAZy

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum talking to 2News Evening Anchor Mike Brooks on ways to deal with older youth & teens on their stress and anxiety over coronavirus in a special series he is producing called Mindful Moments with Mike every night at 6pm; https://bit.ly/2QFxbu6

Our Outpatient Specialty Services Program Manager Sarah Phillips spoke to 2News Evening Anchor Mike Brooks on ways to combat depression while social distancing in a special series he is producing called Mindful Moments with Mike every night at 6pm: https://qoo.ly/34yvby

Clinical Director Andre Campbell was live doing a podcast with KJRH Chief Meteorologist Mike Collier discussing how people can cope with their anxiety during concerns rising about the coronavirus: https://bit.ly/39PORKY

Our CALM Center Director Matthew Crum was interviewed by KJRH News Reporter Katie Kelehan about how to talk to kids about coronavirus in the wake of the news that local schools had closed due to fears of virus contact. https://bit.ly/3a15IdC

Outpatient Services Program Manager Sara Mahan spoke to KTUL Newschannel 8’s Reporter Tyler Butler also on how to talk to kids about coronavirus in the wake of the news that local schools had closed due to fears of virus contact. https://bit.ly/2Wagf29


As the contracted counselors for Berryhill Schools, we are so pleased the Tulsa Sheriff’s Office has expanded the Handle With Care Program also into the schools:

Our Crisis Counselors made front page news in the Tulsa World for their work under FEMA contract helping those in Tulsa County that were impacted by the historic June floods:

Our Assistant Clinical Director featured in January issue of TulsaPeople magazine discussing ways to build a better self in the new year:

Check out our newest radio spot: https://bit.ly/2LhhtCo airing and streaming on the following Griffin Communications stations and apps: 106.9KHITS 98.5 KVOO | Big Country 99.5  92.9 The Drive | Talk Radio 1170

Clinical Director Andre Campbell discusses how the newly renovated CALM Center provides resources for kids who are struggling and may be using social media and threats to cope as in a recent instance at local middle school

CALM Center Director Matthew Crum discusses our youth crisis stabilization services on Tulsa’s @KTULTV NewsChannel 8’s Good Day Tulsa:

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Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma:

  • Received three-year recertification in the Sanctuary Model of trauma-informed care
  • Received three-year re-certification by CARF
  • Earned state re-certification to provide mental health and substance abuse services
  • Operates the only children’s crisis stabilization unit for eastern Oklahoma

The agency also has experts who can speak on a wide variety of mental health issues.

To do a story on any or all of these accomplishments or to interview one of our experts, contact Samantha Knowlton at 918.236.4127 or sknowlton@crsok.org.

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