Family experiences, circumstances, and relationships are powerful. Family-based risk factors are highly predictive of future mental, emotional, and behavioral problems; in turn, families can offer high levels of protection from problems. The ODMHSAS will offer effective family sector prevention services such as Strengthening Families Program, parent education, and support.
Family Field Guide
Every child is different and there are no easy answers when it comes to parenting. That is why the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has partnered with the Oklahoma State Department of Health to bring comprehensive resources to parents and guardians with the Family Field Guide. Visit the Family Field Guide website to watch educational videos, find local community support, recieve free consultations, and much more.
Empowering Teens to Help Themselves
Own Your Power aims to empower teens to find, own and share their power to live a life without vaping and weed by giving them the tools they need to manage their mental health.
Talk. They Hear You.
The “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign’s goal is to provide parents and caregivers with the resources they need to address the issue of alcohol and other drugs with children under the age of 21.
The goal of OPI is to intervene effectively and early to prevent and reduce the risks for children associated with parental methamphetamine and/or other substance abuse.