May 2017
A Program of LDCAA
May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. That means 1 in every 5 adults, 300,000 children and countless families. These numbers are only going to keep growing—unless we take a stand. The first steps in conquering arthritis are learning the facts, understanding your condition and knowing that help is by your side.

Learn more about understanding Arthritis

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual community fundraising 5K walk event.  The funds raised from the 5K support our nonprofit mission and research aimed at finding a cure for arthritis, America’s leading cause of disability. Whether you have a family member or loved one who suffers from arthritis, or are simply looking for a walking or running event for charity, the Walk to Cure Arthritis is a great way to get moving in support of a worthwhile cause!

Learn more about the Walk to CURE Arthritis
RHN Member Spotlight: Cornerstone Counseling Service LLC

Left to right: Brian Graves - Administrative Assistant - Idabel office, Amy Foster Graves - Chief Operations Officer (holding Colby Ray - office dog), Sammie Doane - Administrative Assistant - Hugo office, Brittany Cleere - MSW under Supervision - Hugo & Idabel office, Suzanne Martin - Chief Financial Officer & Human Resources Director

 

The Rural Health Network of Oklahoma (RHNOK) a program of Little Dixie Community A.A., is promoting their member, Cornerstone Counseling Service (CCS). It has been a RHNOK member since 2015 and has been in operation for 5 years. With 3 offices at Hugo, Idabel and McAlester they have a total of 50 dedicated employees. Its goal is “fostering individuals to build healthy foundations for life”. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for persons in Oklahoma by providing comprehensive behavioral health services designed to enhance and enrich the lives of children, youth, adults and families.

Specializing in outpatient mental health, the CCS offers individual counseling, group, family and behavioral health rehabilitation and case management. They offer psychological testing in 33 areas -- whether you’re struggling with a particular issue, or just can’t shake the feeling that there should be more to life, Cornerstone Counseling Service, LLC can help. We provide a caring environment in which you can identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of more rewarding home life and career, or the more fulfilling relationships. 

Problems are a normal part of life. When your problems seem too big to tackle by yourself, then it’s time to talk to someone else. Cornerstone employs Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Specialists, and Licensed Case Managers who can offer professional opinions and guidance on a multitude of problems.

Private pay and Sooner Care is accepted.
Other facilities:
 
4 SE Ave. A St.
Idabel OK 74745
580.286.2000

505 S 3rd St.
McAlester OK  74501
918.426.4841

Operating Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

FREE Diabetes Classes

RAM OKLAHOMA 2017 COMES TO IDABEL AUGUST 5 & 6!

901 Lincoln Road – Idabel High School 

What is RAM?

FREE dental, vision and limited medical care provided on a first-come, first-served basis, no income qualifications.

Who can help?

RAM volunteers provide free care at large-scale events. Sign up to volunteer: www.ramusa.org/volunteer

How do I get care? 

Get a number at the Idabel High School beginning around 3 a.m. both Saturday & Sunday. Doors open at 6 a.m.

For more information, download this FAQ.

2016 Summer RAMOK was a Huge Success!

Download a complete recap of 2016 RAM Oklahoma in Durant.

  • More than 1100 received services over two days
  • Care provided valued above $420,000
  • 403 volunteered

Event sponsors included:

A special thank you to Volunteer Officers from the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.


Missed the 2017 ACA Open Enrollment Period?   
Since the 2017 Open Enrollment Period is over, you can now enroll in or change your Health Insurance Marketplace plan only if you have a life event that qualifies you for a Special Enrollment Period.  Follow this link to learn more.
 
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