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Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center

Population Served: All Ages

Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center (JTC) is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic offering integrated, trauma-informed and culturally competent mental health, substance abuse and primary care services to children, youth, adults, and families. We are committed to our consumers’ overall health and wellness and are excited to partner to find ways to enhance wellbeing in every facet of life.

The JTC staff are highly qualified mental health and substance use disorder treatment professionals. JTC therapists, case managers, nurses, peer specialists, psychiatrists, administrative and support staff partner with consumers in their path to recovery.

Terri Lee, Executive Director JTCMHC

"Everything is figureoutable – I mean that. We are pioneers in mental health and substance abuse within Lawton and the surrounding community. Our staff is dedicated to saving lives and make a difference. We believe in the future of our community."


Created in 1975, JTC is proud to serve 10 counties in southwest and south-central Oklahoma. The main campus, located at 602 SW 38th St, Lawton, Oklahoma offers inpatient services and urgent recovery center to both adults and children.

Lawton, Oklahoma is the sixth largest city in the state, boasting attractions such as the Commanche National Museum and Cultural Center, the Museum of the Great Plains, and the annual Arts for All Festival. Lawton is also home to Cameron University and the Fort Sill Military Reservation.


Red Rock mobile offers Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) to those in the area in partnership with JTC. Staff at JTC have also provided Crisis Intervention Training to Lawton PD. The Crisis Intervention Team program is a community effort partnering both police officers and the community together for common goals of safety, understanding and service to individuals with mental illness and their families. Officers participate in a 5-day, 40-hour CIT training program. The professional provider community has recognized the need and efficacy of the CIT program and has partnered with law enforcement to provide the most effective training material possible.

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