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Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics.
She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma.
Jaclyn is a recipient of the 2015-16 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism. Jaclyn’s project is focused on low-income, uninsured Oklahomans diagnosed with mental illness and substance use disorders. She is also a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
Mental health advocates spoke Tuesday afternoon at the Capitol about assisted outpatient treatment, a type of court-ordered mental health treatment for residents diagnosed with mental illnesses who have been resistant to care.
By Jaclyn Cosgrove Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org | Updated: Tue, Nov 3, 2015
Terry White, commissioner of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, and Oklahoma County DA David Prater were among the panelists who spoke Monday during an online forum about the stigma of mental illness and addiction.