Grand Lake Mental Health Continues Kids Christmas Wish List Tradition of Donated Gifts
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Grand Lake Mental Health Center, Inc. (GLMHC) continues its annual Wish List campaign in 2021 by donating some 300 gifts to needy kids we serve in 12 Oklahoma counties.
Now going on 15-plus years, GLMHC employees identify children we serve that will not be selected by other area programs. An Angel Tree list is shared internally with employees in which they pick one or more children to buy gifts for, ranging from around $25 to $30 each.
The gifts are then wrapped and presented beginning in mid-November to those children and families in our counties served.
“At this time of year, it’s important to remember our area children in need,” said Larry Smith, GLMHC Chief Executive Officer. “I’m proud of our staff for continuing this tradition of the Wish List to make the season brighter for hard-working families who may otherwise go without presents for their children.”
About GRAND Mental Health
GRAND Mental Health provides services for adults, children, adolescents, and families struggling with behavioral health issues, substance use issues, and integrated/medical needs in northeastern and north central Oklahoma. In business since 1979, GRAND Mental Health is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) providing evidence- based mental health and substance use services integrated with primary health care. Becoming a CCBHC has allowed GRAND Mental Health to hire wellness coaches, dieticians, occupational therapists, behavioral health coaches and peer recovery support specialists to provide a larger spectrum of services to clients. GRAND Mental Health operates 27 clinics and centers in 13 Oklahoma counties, employing more than 1,700 people. GRAND Mental Health strives to provide personalized care, anytime, anywhere. GRAND Mental Health works closely with and is partially funded by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.