Mental Health Awareness Month - Ep. 4.18 - MetroFamily Magazine
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Mental Health Awareness Month – Ep. 4.18

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M.J. Clausen with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services joins us to talk about all things mental health, including ways families can improve our mental wellness, warning signs that adults or kids in our lives are struggling and the programs and resources the department offers (including 988 – Oklahoma’s Mental Health Lifeline) to support families. M.J.’s top tips for parents this Mental Health Awareness Month: be a little gentler, a little kinder with yourself. Don’t expect perfection.

Watch Time: 39 minutes

Call or text 988 to receive free support for mental health crises. Operators are licensed and certified health crisis specialists who answer calls, connect to and dispatch local services and mobile crisis teams 24/7. For more information about 988, visit

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