If you are in crisis, dial 988 for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. They provide free, confidential, 24/7 support.


If you are struggling with your mental health or are in crisis, please seek immediate support by phone or online chat:


Mental Health Association of Oklahoma

Helps connect individuals to resources, advocates for mental health, and offers suicide prevention training.

National Alliance on Mental Illness – Oklahoma

Provides a wide range of education, support, and advocacy for mental health concerns.

Oklahoma State Medical Association

Free counseling available for Oklahoma physicians (MDs or DOs) through OSMA.

Mission Academy High School in Oklahoma City

TRS has been providing long-term addiction recovery tools for Oklahoma City teens and their families since 2000.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357) Provides confidential, free referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations for individuals and families facing mental health or substance abuse challenges.

National Institute of Mental Health – Suicide Prevention Resources

Provides information about suicide, including warning signs, prevention, and treatment.

MentalHealth.Gov (Department of Health and Human Resources)

Provides educational resources on a wide range of mental health topics plus links to crisis support lines.

After Babel

Using moral psychology to explain why so much is going wrong


The Case for Phone-Free Schools

The research is clear: Smartphones undermine attention, learning, relationships, and belonging. Read the article.

Yes, We Do Know Social Media Isn’t Safe for Kids

What the Washington Post editorial board got wrong about the research. Read the article.

Surgeon General Sounds the Alarm on Social Media Use and Youth Mental Health Crisis

The Nation’s Doctor is now sounding the alarm on a likely driver of the youth mental health crisis: social media use.

Play Deprivation Is A Major Cause of the Teen Mental Health Crisis

Allowing more unsupervised free play is among the most powerful and least expensive ways to bring down rates of mental illness Read the article.

Suicide Rates Are up for Gen Z Across the Anglosphere, Especially for Girls

Gen Z's Silent Scream: Uncover the alarming surge in suicide rates among girls, as "After Babel" delves into the dark side of the digital age's impact on our youth's mental health.

Do you know where your kids go every day?

People often ask me to explain their kids to them. They are baffled by the children that they raised and yet somehow do not know.

Harry Potter and the Magical Phone

The summer that Harry Potter turned 11, he received a letter in the mail informing that he was born to magical parents.1 The next moment, a half-giant by the name of Hagrid appeared at his doorstep.....

Learning to Laugh at the Unexpected

From board member Marcus Engel: Surprises in life are going to happen. And sometimes when it rains, it pours. But, if we can learn to laugh at the unexpected, we’re in a better position to avoid disappointment and anxiety than allowing it to overwhelm us.

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