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"Meet the New Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services" was first aired on Sunday May 27th 2007. Our Guest was Terri White, Commissioner, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

Our topics included:
  1. Congratulations on being named as the State's mental health leader
  2. Her background prior to this
  3. Describe staff, number of employees and number of facilities over which she has supervision
  4. How Oklahoma is doing in the mental health area in comparison to other states
  5. Numbers of encarcerated persons who have mental health problems and how are those are being handled
  6. Why Oklahoma has such a high incidence of mental illness
  7. Any correlation between sexual abuse as a child and subsequent mental illness

Terri White, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers