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A Chance to Change Foundation
5228 Classen Circle,
Oklahoma City, OK73118
(405) 840-9000
www.achancetochange.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men

A Chance to Change Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit agency that offers education classes, workshops and prevention programs to those suffering from addictions, behavioral disorders and those whose families have been affected.

ACTC is funded by fees, insurance reimbursement, donations from individuals and corporations, private foundation grants, the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Central Oklahoma United Way, and other sources.

ACTC is governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of community volunteers. Each member brings unique attributes to the board while all possessing a common passion for the mission of A Chance to Change.

We are proud to be accredited by CARF for Integrated Treatment Services. As part of our accreditation, we have a corporate compliance program.
Turning Point South
1607 SW 15th Street,
Oklahoma City, OK73108
(405) 634-0508
www.caaofokc.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Languages: Bengali, Hindi

Established in 1965 and headed by Stanton L. Young, the Agency operated as a Community Action Development Committee. The Agency became Incorporated in 1966 under the name of Community Action Program of Oklahoma City and County, Inc. The work of the Agency is financed by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, launching the Nation’s “War on Poverty” under the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO). President Ford signed the “Head Start, Economic Opportunity and Community Partnership Act of 1974” (HR14449, now Public law 93-644) on January 4, 1974. In 1973, OEO was succeeded by the Community Services Administration (CSA), later replaced by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989, which consolidated CSA funds into the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). President Gerald Ford signs into law Compromise Legislation which will create a successor agency to OEO and continue at a reduced level the Federal financial commitment to Community Action Agencies (CAA’s).
In 1983 the Agency assumed responsibility for community action efforts in Canadian County and was re-designated the Community Action Agency of Oklahoma City and Oklahoma/ Canadian Counties, Inc. Special housing efforts were initiated in January with CSBG Housing “Set Aside” funds. Activities include training in specialty areas such as pre-rental, rental delinquency, mortgage default, and landlord-tenant agreements. Currently, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce (ODOC) represents the State of Oklahoma. ODOC, on behalf of the State, issues CSBG funds, State Appropriated Funds, and weatherization monies to CAA’s across the state.
Community Services / Homeless Assistance
1965 – Present
The Community Services division was implemented nearly from the beginning serving low-income residents of Oklahoma County. Implementation of the “Food Stamp Program” began November 1, 1972. The “Nutrition Program for the Elderly” serving hot meals at five (5) meal centers began January 8, 1974. In February 1988 a Demonstration Homeless project to reintegrate shelter families and individuals into the economic mainstream begins. Today the division has expanded to offer transportation to the Congregate Meals Program sites daily, doctor appointments, and nursing home or home-bound resident visits; Senior Nutrition Program sites; Christmas assistance; Summer Youth program; GED classes; Rental and mortgage assistance; and a Fan Program.
Head Start
1965 – Present
The First Head Start Center, Children’s House, opened its doors to thirty-nine (39) families in 1965. Within two years, nine (9) new centers and a multitude of 575 children entered Head Start. Today there are thirty-two (32) Head Start Centers providing services to 1,999 children in Oklahoma County. Extended services include medical, dental, three (3) nutritious meals and a snack daily, disabled children public school readiness, and speech & hearing services.
Economic Development
1970 – Present
A trust program in the 70's encourages entrepreneur activities and is ready to receive proposals for small business ventures within the poverty program. In 1991, the Self- Employment Entrepreneurial Development Systems (SEEDS) Program is initiated. This program assisted low-income individuals desiring to start or expand their own business. Since July 1996, the Division has administered the Enterprise Community Small Business Assistance Revolving Loan Program. This financing and technical assistance program is designed to aid in the expansion or creation of small businesses, thus increasing employment opportunities within the Enterprise Community. As of January 2005, this Program has been expanded to include the Empowerment Zone, the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area and a Conditional Expansion Area. There are currently three (3) Individual Development Account (IDA) Programs administered by this Di+D444vision. IDA's help working families with low-to-moderate income rapidly increase their savings for a first home purchase, higher education or business start-up or expansion by matching each $1 (up to $2,000) deposited with $2 ( up to $4,000).
Turning Point "An Outpatient Treatment Program"
1971 – Present
The Community Action Agency Alcohol and Drug Program begin operation on October 25, 1971. Turning Point provided Prevention Education and Outpatient Treatment Services to individuals and families in need of counseling for alcohol and other drug problems. Today there are two (2) Turning Point sites that provide Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Treatment Services to better meet the needs of our participants. Our Street Outreach program contacts individuals and groups who are high risk for HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases to provide Risk Reduction Education and assistance to obtain treatment services. Turning Point Sober Living is a program which provides a drug free environment for recovering individuals and families in a gated apartment complex with forty-eight (48) units. All residents receive full Case Management Services. Turning Point Also provides a Job Readiness and Placement Program to support clients in obtaining employment and strengthening self-sufficiency. Turning Point's mission is to improve the Quality of Life for all of our participants.
Home Repair & Weatherization
1974 – Present

On December 9, 1974 “Project Winterization” begins. Rehabilitation crews begin work of repairing door and window frames, caulking and weather-stripping, patching roof holes, and applying plastic storm windows. Today the program has expanded to eliminate specific health, safety and sanitary hazards for residents by improving the electrical and/or plumbing, installing central heat/air, roof repair, and providing self-help materials. Emphasis on the possibilities of Lead Base Paint removal is a new concern. The use of Home Exterior Maintenance Program (HEMP) to perform exterior maintenance and the National Energy Audit Technology (NEAT) for computer assessment of cost saving measures help to analyze and improve energy efficiency.

Special Projects
1992 - Present

This program was implemented in the early 90’s to administer a broad range of housing program in targeted areas. By 1994, the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program (OORP) expands rehabilitation to the outer limits of Oklahoma and Canadian County for the first time. The Homebuyers program continues to assist potential buyers with home/mortgage purchases. Today, these programs continue with a positive outlook in our targeted areas.
Four Winds Ranch Recovery Center for
Adolescent Females LLC
501 North Santa Fe Street,
Guthrie, OK73044
(405) 260-0212
www.fourwindsranchrtc.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(405) 848-9393

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance

Specializing in Adolescents, Residential beds for clients' children

Four Winds Ranch Recovery Center is a creative, affordable, residential care option developed specifically for adolescent females.

One of our main goals is to support the individual through the beginning stages of recovery while also assisting with the development of initial educational and vocational choices and decisions. The chemically dependent young person will usually have academic problems and often a poor work ethic. For this reason, many young recovering people need the support of a structured, long-term care program.

Four Winds Ranch Recovery Center's mission is to provide the highest level of professional care in the area of alcohol and other drug dependence including co-occurring disorders to adolescent females ages 14 to 18. Our primary goal and objective is to provide a comprehensive, holistic, and individualized treatment program designed to maximize the recovery potential for each young woman who suffers from the disease of addiction and the life damaging behaviors that accompany the disease. Our hope for each young woman is to achieve recovery as evidenced by abstinence from mood altering substances, increased self-awareness, serenity, spirituality, and a sense of self-worth.
Eagle Ridge Family Treatment Center
1916 East Perkins Street,
Guthrie, OK73044
(405) 282-8232
www.eagleridgeinstitute.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(405) 282-5283

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Assistance: Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

The story of Eagle Ridge Institute (ERI) is one of struggle, passion, love for community and commitment to children and families. With a united team of strong-winged staff, friends and supporters sound strategic planning and a firm belief in the agency's mission, Eagle Ridge Institute continues to help people make significant changes in their lives and in their communities.
ERI's birth, in 1985, came from a deep desire to address many unmet social problems in order to dramatically improve the conditions and opportunities for children, families and communities. It grew out of a desire to increase our understanding that substance use and behavioral health issues are overriding and primary conditions related to many of the social problems we now face.
Referral Center for Alcohol and
Drug Services of Central Oklahoma Inc
1215 NW 25th Street,
Oklahoma City, OK73106
(405) 525-2525
www.trcok.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
405-525-2525 ext 116

Hotline Phone Numbers: 405-525-2525 ext 107, 405-525-2525 ext 105

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance

TRC is the only private, not-for-profit program in central Oklahoma available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to assess (and admit when appropriate) consumers—persons identified as needing substance abuse services that meet state eligibility criteria.
FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE CALL 405.525.2525
Due to the progressive nature of chemical dependency, The Referral Center strives to meet consumers at the moment they reach out for help. Appropriately trained personnel complete assessments (and admissions when appropriate) at all hours of the day and night.
Now accepting HealthChoice for Oklahoma.
Our continuing mission is to provide exceptional patient-centered chemical dependency services to persons seeking drug-free lives in the state of Oklahoma.

The Difference Is We Knew Better: Interview With a Cocaine Addict - Addicted

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The Difference Is We Knew Better: Interview With a Cocaine Addict

Jeanne Sparks-Carreker

Friday, September 14, 2007 Ever wonder what it is like to live every second of every day with a craving for a substance which has not only destroyed your life, but which has destroyed the lives of those around you, taken away everyone's trust in you, and labeled you with a title that includes you in the same categories as the lowest members of society?

Brenda Manning of Birmingham, Alabama can relate. Her family has disowned her, the business which once held her as a top, valued employee, and which gave her employee of the month plaques three times in two years finally dismissed her. She has been evicted from the apartment she lived in with her children, and just this past November, she lost custody of her twelve year old daughter by a decision within the Family Court System of Jefferson County.

She now lives in a friend's home which has no power or water service because the bills have not been paid by the eight adult residents. Rather, any money accumulated has been used to purchase cocaine. Brenda is a 42 year old Caucasian female, and is noticeably restless as she sits down on the couch in the small, dirty livingroom. Our surroundings seem to lack everything, as if all the valuables and appliances that once sat in this small, old house has been used to barter another hit of cocaine.

JSC: When did you first start using drugs?

BRENDA: I started smoking pot when I was in junior high. I guess I was about twelve or thirteen. I got in with the wrong crowd, you know what I mean.

JSC: Did you finish school?

BRENDA: No, I dropped out when I was sixteen. I really stopped going when I was about fourteen. I just dodged the truancy people. They gave up after a while. Well, when we were kids, anyways.

JSC: What was your home life like back then, Brenda?

BRENDA: My mama worked a lot, I guess. I didn't know my father too good. She had too much to do and couldn't keep up with me, really. It was alright, but I didn't have anyone telling me what to do too much, so I got to do what I wanted.

JSC: When did you decide to try harder drugs?

BRENDA: I guess I was around eighteen, at a party, you know, the whole peer-pressure thing happening. I had been scared of the harder stuff, but then when I tried it, it didn't kill me. I liked it too much, too.

JSC: What drug was it that you tried at the party?

BRENDA: There were people free-basing cocaine. I knew I was hooked the first few seconds after I took a hit. It's owned me every since.

Two males had entered the livingroom from a far bedroom, and as Brenda commented on the cocaine "owning" her, they nodded in understanding, then made their way to another room to my left.

JSC: When did you have children?

BRENDA: I got pregnant with my first kid when I was twenty-two. I was workin' the streets to make money, truck stops and all. She went to live with my mother when I had her cause I didn't think I ...

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