Mental health challenges come in many forms, from all walks of life. OETA and Well Beings have put together this guide as a reference to the resources that exist nationally and in your own backyard that are available to help you or someone you care about who might be facing a mental health challenge. There is help close to home. Below we highlight community organizations that specialize in the mental health needs in Oklahoma. Although this guide isn't a complete list of all resources in our state, it can serve as a reference if you're looking for crisis providers and support organizations for youth, teens, and adults in Oklahoma.
OETA and Well Beings are hosting a live virtual event—Oklahoma in Crisis: Identifying and Preventing Teen Suicide on Thursday, September 9 at 4 pm. Learn more here.
If you are in a crisis or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741) or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-TALK (8255). Both services are free and available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services serves as the state’s safety net mental health and substance use treatment services system. Founded in 1953, this agency is the leading expert in Oklahoma for all efforts associated with mental health and addiction, including prevention, treatment and recovery support services.
As Oklahoma’s suicide-prevention experts and 24-hour crisis contact center, we lead the charge in operating a comprehensive support system. We are structured to effectively bring resources and compassionate, non-judgmental support to Oklahomans in need and to prevent suicide in our communities. Our work focuses on compassionate listening, connecting those in need to important resources, crisis intervention and suicide prevention. These objectives lead to individuals and families who are able to improve the quality of their own lives.
Call our free Mental Health Assistance Center and we can provide you with information and resources related to mental health and homelessness, including how to access services, support programs, and more. We are here to help you navigate community resources and mental health services.
Grand Lake Mental Health Care offers a variety of programs and services for individuals age four throughout lifespan. We provide outpatient services which include Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Rehabilitation, Group Rehabilitation, Case Management Services, and Medication Management Services.
Healthcare focused on the LGBTQ+ community. Patients of Diversity Family Health are provided primary and comprehensive care services—specific to the gender diverse and LGB+ community, in an environment free of discrimination and bias.
NAMI Oklahoma is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1985 by family members of people with mental illness.The mission of NAMI Oklahoma, in partnership with its affiliates, is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy.
Stand for the Silent was started in 2010 by a group of high school students in Oklahoma City, OK, after they heard the story of Kirk and Laura Smalley’s son, Ty Field- Smalley. At eleven years old, Ty took his own life after being suspended from school for retaliating against a bully that had been bullying him for over two years. Stand for the Silent exists as a platform to allow Kirk and Laura to share their story, and offer education and tools that will prevent their tragedy from happening to another child and family. Kirk and Laura’s mission is to continue to change kids’ lives and bring awareness to bullying and the real devastation it causes.
We are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger families and communities. Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on young adults ages 14–25, Active Minds is opening up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued in the United States.
Providing individualized services to parents in conflict and children with social, emotional, or mental health concerns. Christian-oriented counseling that provides guidance and support.
Pivot advocates for those in need, those disadvantaged, those who struggle, those who may be unseen and unheard. This is a time of great opportunity to do it in a different and better way. We will listen. We will be a voice when appropriate. We will be an active ally. We will be part of the solution. Pivot has supported youth and our community for nearly 50 years and we will continue to meet the needs now and into the future
QSpace offers a safe and substance-free space for Oklahoma LGBTQ+ young people aged 13-25. Programming includes activities, education and mentor guidance that fosters positive attitudes and behaviors for a healthy, stable adulthood. It's also an opportunity for young people to meet with peers, build friendships, and become empowered to be their best selves.
Red Rock Behavioral Health Services is a 501(c)3 nonprofit community mental health organization that was founded in 1974. We provide integrated behavioral health and physical health care coordination services to indigent and insured Oklahomans. We are based in Oklahoma City and have offices in Altus, Chandler, Chickasha, El Reno, Elk City, Hobart, Kingfisher, Lawton, Norman, Shawnee, Watonga, Weatherford, and Yukon.
The vision of IHCRC is to eliminate health disparities, expand innovative family-focused practices and promote an embracing approach to care that strengthens physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness within the Indian community.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8225
- National Alliance of Mental Health of Oklahoma
- 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-800-722-3611
- Crisis Text Line: Free 24/7 support. Text HOME to 741741
- Military OneSource: 1-800-342-9646
- Heartline Oklahoma: Dial 211 or text your zip code to 898-211
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
- Child Help: 1-800-4ACHILD
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 1-800-662-HELP
- Psychology Today
- The Trevor Project