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With no insurance, Tulsa woman finds getting treatment isn’t easy

BY GINNIE GRAHAM - Tulsa World Modified: March 18, 2012 at 9:54 am •  Published: March 18, 2012
TULSA — About six months ago, Lindsay Arias packed all her belongings into a bag to camp out at the 12&12 front office until she got help.

She had no job or health insurance and all her relationships were on burned bridges.

But the 34-year-old mother of three was turned away. Counselors said to try back in a week and maybe a government-funded bed would be available.

“I wanted to die,” Arias said. “I had nowhere else to go. I felt like this was my last chance.”

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