Mental Health Resources
If you, or someone you care about, are dealing with emotions like sadness, frustration, depression, or anxiety and need someone to talk to, please check out these resources:
- To find help in a crisis, the NAMI (National Association of Mental Illness) helpline can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET. 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or The local chapter offers support groups as well.
- If you or a loved one are struggling with suicidal thoughts, self-injury, aggressive behavior or overwhelming anxiety or panic and need immediate help, adults and children can call COPES 24/7 Crisis Hotline at 744.4800.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 800-273-TALK (8255).
- For domestic violence issues, call DVIS at 918.743.5763.
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 EVS
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NIV
The purpose of Asbury’s Celebrate Recovery ministry is to fellowship and celebrate God's healing power in our lives through the "Eight Recovery Principles” and “Christ-centered 12-Steps” based on the Beatitudes. Weekly meetings include a fellowship dinner, large and small groups, ending with dessert and fellowship. This is a powerful and exciting recovery ministry for anyone humble enough to admit to the effect of sin on his or her life.
Stephen Ministers are members who have been trained to provide a listening ear and a helping presence for people looking for extra support while they walk through a rough season of life. The Stephen Minister meets one-on-one and keeps all sharing strictly confidential. No fees are charged for the services. If you are facing a difficult time, a Stephen Minister may be an important part of your support system. Leave a confidential message at 918.392.1183.
Through a variety of ongoing support groups, Asbury wants to bring hurting people closer to Christ in a loving atmosphere. These groups are grounded in a biblical worldview and are surrounded in prayer. All support groups are available to anyone in the Tulsa area.
DivorceCare is a faith-based, weekly support group to help you through the after-effects of divorce. The DVD teaching includes topics such as understanding the hurt, dealing with anger, depression and loneliness, working through forgiveness, budgeting, dating and more. Group discussion in a safe environment along with the scripture-focused workbook helps bring healing and wholeness. These groups are offered twice a year starting in January and September. For more information, contact Ruth at .
GriefShare A weekly support group for people who are grieving the loss of a loved one is offered twice a year at Asbury. The group offers a comfortable environment where the emotions and process of grief are understood and welcomed. Participants will learn practical strategies for grief recovery through the highly acclaimed GriefShare video series, study guide and group discussion. For more information, contact Ruth at or 918.392.1146.
SMILE Single Moms Ministry. Join us every third Wednesday, 6:00-8:45 pm, for a Scripture-based lesson and discussion. Learn to apply specific, workable guidelines based on scripture so you can flourish spiritually as a single mom in the midst of overwhelming circumstances. For more information and/or to RSVP, contact Janet at .
Losing a spouse brings a painful life transition—ready or not. We are here to love, uplift, and encourage you during this difficult time. In addition to twice-a-month meetings, socials are also offered twice a year: Beautiful Masterpiece Valentine’s Dinner and Lemonade & Laughter. All widows are welcome. For up-to-date information on meetings and socials, go to balconywomen.com. Contact Melissa at or 918.640.7573 to confirm meeting dates, time and location.
Two groups for young widows are offered on the second Monday of each month at 6 pm and the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Contact Shae at or 918.640.5649 to confirm meeting dates, time and location. ALL ARE WELCOME!
If you need a professional counselor... we don't do that...but we can get you help. Call 918.392.1199, anytime, night or day. Calls are returned Monday-Friday.