Barbara Hascock, Tulsa
As a support group for Suicide Moms, who have lost children to terminal mental illness, we continue to work to support mental health in our community. To that end, we’ve put together a wish list of your mental health needs for 2023.
For the Tulsa Police Department and Chief Wendell Franklin: Improve and expand training to ensure that citizens dealing with mental illness and substance use are treated with dignity and compassion. A transparent and timely response to dealing with police interactions that result in civilian injury or death. Immediate departmental compliance with state public records laws.
For the City of Tulsa: Stop the ongoing trauma of the Tulsa race slaughter victims and their descendants’ struggle for legal claims. Community mental health through compensation for citizens who inherited the trauma of the race slaughter We will work towards a true cure for
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For our legislators: Support authentic life, the constitutional right of LGBTQ citizens. Reject and repeal discriminatory laws that limit the freedom of families to make personal and medical choices for their children.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of our community’s concerns, but we consider them essential.
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