May 8th Club Meeting: Terri L. White, Mental Health Association Oklahoma
Terri L. White, MSW, Chief Executive Officer joined Mental Health Association Oklahoma as Chief Executive Officer in August 2020. Under her direction, the Association continues to expand the reach of its innovative programs and services designed to serve Oklahomans and their loved ones, affected by mental illness, homelessness, substance use and justice involvement.
White is the former commissioner for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS). She served as commissioner from May 2007 to February 2020.
Through her leadership, ODMHSAS became nationally known for children’s behavioral health services, community-based treatment programs for adults, technological innovations such as “telepsychiatry,” and the integration of behavioral health care into primary healthcare settings.