State & National Mental Health Resources

Coming together to create a better approach to mental and behavioral health in Oklahoma

State and National Mental Health Resources

This list represents organizations involved in OCCHD’s Wellness Now Mental Health & Addiction Recovery Work Group and is by no means comprehensive. If you would like to join Wellness Now to be added to the list or get more information, please visit

Affordable Care Act Information


Buprenorphine Physician and Treatment Program Locator

Find information on locating physicians and treatment programs authorized to treat opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers, at assisted-treatment/physician-program-data/treatment- physician-locator

Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) Statewide

Provide screening, assessment, and referral services, emergency services, therapy, psychiatric rehabilitation, case management, and other support services. Covers all 77 counties in Oklahoma.

Disaster Distress Helpline


Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human-caused disaster. Call this toll-free number to be connected to the nearest crisis center for information, support, and counseling.

Free Mental Health Screenings

Designed to provide a safe and anonymous way individuals can check in on their mental health. A free, online self-assessments provides a screening of the user’s mental health, information on whether the user’s screening results are consistent with a mental health disorder, an overview of the signs and symptoms of treatable mental health disorders, and access to local, quality treatment options. Each screening takes only a few minutes and results are provided immediately.

Reach Out Hotline

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services’ 24 hour toll free information and referral hotline.

National Resource Directory for Veterans

The National Resource Directory is a federal government website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, families and caregivers to thousands of services and programs at the national, state and local levels to support them during recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration. Visitors to the site can find information on topics such as post-traumatic stress disorder, military and Veterans’ benefits, health care, educational opportunities, homeless assistance, employment and more.

Opioid Treatment Program Directory

Find treatment programs in your state that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers, at

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration) National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357)
This Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Completely anonymous, 24/7 help
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of more than
150 crisis centers.

Veteran’s Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 or website: Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.


(Copied and adapted from information obtained from Mental Health First Aid USA Manual First Edition Revised)


Mental Health America

Visit Mental Health America’s site for information on mental health, getting help, and taking action.

National Council for Behavioral Health
To locate mental health and addictions treatment facilities in your community, use the “Find a Provider” feature on the National Council’s website.

National Empowerment Center
The mission of the National Empowerment Center is to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope, and healing to those diagnosed with a mental illness. The center provides information and advocacy resources.

National Institute of Mental Health

Mental Illness among US Adults

The National Institute of Mental Health website provides prevalence statistics pertaining to mental illness, including data by age, gender, and race.

President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
This commission report was released in 2003 as part of an effort to eliminate inequality for Americans with disabilities. It was tasked to “promote successful community integration for adults with a serious mental illness and children with a serious emotional disturbance.” 

World Health Organization Disability from Mental Illness

The World Health Organization website contains information on the global burden of disease in various parts of the world, including burden due to mental disorders. It gives projections into future years, when the burden of mental disorders is expected to greatly increase.



Connects Oklahomans to hope, help, & information 24 hours a day. Live. online chat support available. Call 2-1-1 to access information on any type of health or human service.

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours a day for yourself or concern about others


For an online searchable database visit:

INTEGRIS Mental Health

Free online screenings, resource information and Dr.Murali Krishna’s podcast and video series.

Parent Promise

Parent Promise offers programs to assist parents in creating a loving, nurturing and safe home environment where their children can grow, learn and play. The home-based parent support programs offer one-on-one, voluntary in-home visits scheduled at the client’s convenience, and start at one hour per week. Trained Parent Educators provide all developmental tools and tips for use in developmentally, age-appropriate play. Parent Educators work with parents to development supportive relationships that allow for assistance with promoting positive parent/child interactions; strengthening parent/child bonds; basic baby care; calming a crying baby; healthy child growth and development; setting limits/discipline strategies; setting and achieving goals, and school readiness and success. To be eligible for Parent Promise services, clients must live in Oklahoma County, be pregnant (some programs require a mother be pregnant by at least 29 weeks) or have a child age 0-12. All services are offered at no cost.


Art of Happy Living Podcast: Focusing on the healing connection between mind, body and spirit, R. Murali Krishna, M.D., presents The Art of Happy Living series as stepping stones in the journey toward leading happier, healthier lives.

The One You Feed – Conversations about Creating a Life Worth Living: Open minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

The Overwhelmed Brain: This show focuses on helping you achieve less stress and more happiness. Become empowered and honor yourself so that you can make decisions that are right for you. Mindfulness, compassion and being in the present moment are only components of a bigger picture.

The Dark Place: A shame-free space where people talk about their struggles, difficult past memories, and what it’s like to live with mental illness. Common topics include depression, anxiety, abuse and trauma.

Conquer Stress, Depression and Anxiety: Dr. Bob Acton is dedicated to bringing up-to-date, cutting edge strategies and techniques to help you be happy, be resilient and live the life you want.

SelfWork with Dr. Margaret Rutherford: Dr. Margaret has a direct, down-to-earth approach to mental health treatment, and uses her twenty years of experience to guide you toward the changes you want.

Stop The Bully Within: This podcast will share tips and techniques to help you create that positive and powerful mindset needed to be happy, confident and successful in life.

Happiness Isn’t Brain Surgery: The companion podcast to Counselor Toolbox. Happiness was launched to provide easily accessible tips, tools and tricks to help people achieve their highest quality of life.

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Relax Lite: Effective and rapid stress relief in 5 minutes. De-stress with guided breathing and meditation exercises that use calming music to promote relaxation. It’s an ideal stress management tool, being simple and intuitive.

Headspace: Meditation creates the ideal conditions for a good night’s rest. Relax with guided meditations and mindfulness techniques that bring calm, wellness and balance to your life in just a few minutes a day. Get more from your day through mindfulness, be less distracted and reactive and focus on the things that matter most to you.

Stop, Breathe & Think: Stop, Breathe & Think is an award winning meditation and mindfulness app that is proven to decrease anxiety and stress. It allows you to check in with your emotions and recommends short guided meditations, yoga and acupressure videos, tuned to how you feel.

Calm was branded as Apple’s “App of the Year” in 2017. The app is designed to reduce anxiety, improve sleep and help you to feel happier by focusing on the four key areas of meditation, breathing, sleep, and relaxation, with the aim of bringing joy, clarity, and peace to your daily life.

Calm in the Storm is a tool in understanding what stress is, the effects it can have on the body, mind and spirit and how to recognize when stress levels become unhealthy and even dangerous. The app helps you to identify, assess and track your own stress levels and provides easy-to-use and highly effective mind/body practices.

Happify is a space to build resilience and overcome negative thoughts and stress. Whether you are feeling stressed, anxious, or sad, this app helps you regain control of your thoughts and feelings.

Moodnotes is a thought journal and mood diary. The app can be used to capture your feelings and improve your thinking habits through the implementation of CBT and positive psychology.

SuperBetter is a game focusing on increasing resilience and the ability to remain strong, optimistic, and motivated when presented with challenging obstacles in life. It also has the potential to help you improve depression and anxiety, cope with chronic illness, and recover from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

7 Cups provides online therapy and emotional support for anxiety and depression. There are more than 160,000 trained listeners and licensed therapists who are available to anonymously speak with 24/7.

Talkspace is a counseling and therapy app that connects users with a convenient, affordable, and confidential way to deal with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, and chronic illness. A free consultation is provided with a Matching Agent to identify the ideal therapist for your needs based on several factors.

T2 Mood Tracker helps individuals track their emotional states and how they change over time for personal insight and accurate reporting to a mental health professional.

CBT-i Coach is for people engaged in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-i) with a health provider, or those who have experienced symptoms of insomnia and would like to improve their sleep habits.

Together Strong: In this interactive experience, you’ll engage in role-play conversations with virtual veterans and service members to learn how to best help them work through the challenges of civilian life, including those related to work, family, finance, post traumatic stress and mental health.

Breethe: Learn simple mindfulness and meditation techniques to help you bring more happiness, calm and peace of mind into your life. Relax, sleep better, lose weight, sharpen your mind and improve your relationships — in just 10 minutes a day.

Disclaimer: OCCHD Wellness Now does not endorse any of the books, podcasts or Apps listed in this document. They have been reported to be helpful by members or the patients that they serve. Some of them may contain explicit language or content. Please see additional information about the Podcasts and Apps by following the hyperlink provided or by visiting iTunes. They are intended to be supplemental resources and are not meant to replace professional medical or behavioral health advice or services.