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Program Name: Oklahoma Mental Health Consumer Council
Year the Program was Started: 1991
Public Contact Person: Shae Leggett
Address: 3200 NW 48th Street, Suite 102
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
Telephone #: 405-604-6975
Fax #: 405-605-8175
Email Address: shaeleggett.omhcc@coxinet.net
Website URL: www.omhcc.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, LGBT, Co-occurring substance abuse, Co-occurring HIV/AIDS, Co-occurring MR/DD, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Veterans, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 5-10
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To end stigma and live a better life through recovery.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Oklahoma Mental Health Consumer Council is a non-profit corporation comprised primarily of mental health consumers. Working together as advocates, we seek to foster the empowerment of all mental health consumers, thereby enabling them to create and enhance lives of meaning, purpose and value. We seek to end the stigma associated with mental illness by manifesting and propagating the strength of character it took us to survive and thrive both as individuals and as an advocacy organization. We are unwavering believers in guiding and supporting the personal growth of all mental health consumers. In addition to our advocacy efforts, we are pledged to achieving our goals through the prudent application of compassion, empathy, and education.

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