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The ARC Welcomes Blue Cross Blue Shield Members

The ARC Welcomes Blue Cross Blue Shield Members
The Addiction Recovery Center is now in-network with Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Read More

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day
Depression and anxiety disorders are common mental disorders that have an impact on our ability to work, and to work productively. Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability. Read More

How Science is Unlocking The Secrets of Addiction

How Science is Unlocking The Secrets of Addiction
We're learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits - and how new discoveries can help kick the habit. Read More

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions of Addiction and Recovery

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions of Addiction and Recovery
When you love someone and see their addiction up close and in person, emotions of hurt can begin to override compassion. Read More

Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Report from SAMHSA

A new report shows prescription substance misuse is still one of the most prevalent illicit substance problems in the nation. Learn how SAMHSA is working to address this issue through education and treatment. Read More

In Search of Ways to Tame Opioid Crisis

In Search of Ways to Tame Opioid Crisis
The latest overdose statistics show that Oklahoma has made progress in recent years in reversing opioid deaths. But health and law enforcement experts agree that the crisis is far from over. What more can Oklahoma do to reduce the tragic toll of prescription painkiller addiction? Read More

Recovery Month Resources

Recovery Month Resources
National Recovery Month is an observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and Mental Health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Read More

Overdose Awareness Day Remembrance Ceremony

Overdose Awareness Day Remembrance Ceremony
August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. Nearly everyone knows someone who knows someone who has overdosed. As the epidemic spreads and the rate of overdose continues to overwhelm families near and far, let's unite as a community to show our support We invite you to join us Thursday, August 31st at the Myriad Gardens; East Lower Lake (side closest to East Sheridan Ave.) to celebrate the lives that were cut short by addiction and overdose with a flower release ceremony in their memory. Read More

State of Addiction: Oklahoma experts keeping eye out for ‘gray death’

Kimberly Farris, director of the Addiction Recovery Center in Oklahoma City, said the organization helps people detox before drug treatment programs. She said the gray death is simply a user looking for the next thing. Read More

The ARC on KOCO News 5

Click here to view the news footage of Director of Operations Kim Farris, discussing the addiction and how the ARC can help. Read More

Alcohol Use: Conversation Starters

Alcohol Use: Conversation Starters
It can be hard to talk to someone you love about a drinking problem. Use these tips to start the conversation. Read More

The Difficult Patient CEU Workshop

The ARC will be hosting a FREE CEU workshop on February 23, from 9-10:30 a.m. covering the topic "The Difficult Patient". The workshop will be presented by The ARC's Medical Director Dr. Ruth Seaman along with Clinical Director Kim Farris. The Difficult Patient is a workshop that will help identify the characteristics commonly found with difficult patients and provide strategies to navigate around manipulation and resistance in a therapeutically effective manner. Read More

Clinical Director, Kim Farris Speaking at Norman Parents Helping Parents Meeting

The ARC's Clinical Director Kim Farris will be speaking at the Norman Parents Helping Parents Meeting on December 8th from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Norman Regional Hospital Education Center 901 N. Porter Avenue Norman. Read More

Inner Child & Recovery FREE CEU Workshop

The Inner Child and Recovery is a workshop that will help identify unmet needs and provide clinical insight into childhood trauma. Read More

Surgeon General Releases Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

The first-ever Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health reviews what we know about substance misuse and how you can use that knowledge to address substance misuse and related consequences. Read More

2016 Prevention and Recovery Conference in Norman

On November 3 and 4, The ARC attended the 10th Annual Prevention and Recovery Conference, Finding the Bright Spots. Read More

Set Yourself up for Success on the Road to Addiction Recovery

Recently my friend Jeff (who's almost 130 days sober) told me one of the secrets to his success and his recovery has been the ability to change his rhythms and his routines from the moment he wakes up to the moment he goes to bed. Read More

The ARCs Radio Commercial

The ARC's Vice President, Amy Woolery, spent time in the studio with our friends at iHeartRadio recording our new radio spot! Listen for us during rush hour drive times on both KJ103 and the 101.9 The Twister! Read More

Inner Child & Recovery CEU Workshop

Objectives: 1. Define Inner Child 2. Identify specific tasks that need to be mastered for each developmental stage. 3. Identify potential issues if tasks are not mastered during specific developmental stages. 1 free CEU credit hour for LADC, LPC, LMFT, complimentary breakfast and refreshments are included. Read More