The City of Tulsa recently appointed Dr. Rebecca Hubbard as its first chief mental health officer, a role that’s designed to integrate mental health perspectives into city operations and enhance collaboration across mental health initiatives.
This position, recommended by the Housing, Homelessness and Mental Health Task Force and funded in the latest budget, will focus on youth mental health and crisis response. Mayor G.T. Bynum expressed confidence in Dr. Hubbard’s ability to improve mental health services in the city of Tulsa significantly, emphasizing the role’s importance in the city’s resilience strategy and its commitment to the community’s overall well-being.
– Staff Report, The Oklahoma 100