Peaceful Family Oklahoma hosts events to help children of addiction “just be kids”
on August 31st, 2023
OKLAHOMA CITY – Nonprofit organization Peaceful Family Oklahoma announced Tuesday that its September 24th Golf Classic is sold out of teams at the acclaimed Oak Tree National. “As Oklahomans learn how much the drug and opioid epidemic is impacting our kids, they are stepping up to help change the ending for the 250,000 children impacted by family addiction in our state,” says Donny Hector, chair o...
PFO Raffle Tickets Now On Sale
on August 15th, 2023
Our heartfelt appeal: Drive for change. Putt for purpose. Enter for your chance to win a 4-passenger, lifted, lithium ion 2023 Club Car Onward with lots of bells and whistles.Whether you'll be driving it on the course or your neighborhood street, you're not just buying a chance to win a top-notch golf cart, you're also giving kids affected by addiction a shot at a better life.Equipped standard wit...
Declining Child Well-Being Rankings in Oklahoma Highlight Urgent Need for PFO Programming
on June 26th, 2023
June 26, 2023 According to the latest Kids Count annual report published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Oklahoma has experienced a decline in rankings across various categories related to child well-being. Comparing to 2022, Oklahoma has fallen six spots and currently ranks 46th in measures of economics, education, health, family, and community.The data reveals that Oklahoma's rankings for chil...
Governor Stitt Proclaims Feb 12-18 as Children of Addiction Awareness Week in Oklahoma
on February 11th, 2023
Oklahoma City, OK – February 12, 2023- During the week of February 12-18, Oklahoma joins the international campaign to bring awareness to the epidemic of children living with addiction in their homes. Children of Addiction Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA) in more than nine countries worldwide, includes statewide efforts by nonprofit organizati...
Featured In: Edmond Outlook | Peace in the Face of Addiction by Amy Dee Stephens
on January 16th, 2023
The nonprofit organization Peaceful Family Oklahoma offers a successful intervention program aimed at helping children living with addicted parents break the cycle of addiction and cope with their emotions. Through camps and therapy sessions, children learn healthy ways to deal with their feelings and understand the science of addiction, ultimately realizing they are not alone and cannot change or...