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.” See the full story on TulsaWorld.com