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About the OSU Center for Wellness & Recovery


OSU Center for Wellness & Recovery is committed to improving the lives of Oklahomans affected by pain & substance abuse disorders through treatment, education, research, and policy


To create a preeminent center of excellence that promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to prevention, care, education, research, and public policy associated with the study, treatment and public understanding of pain, substance use and abuse.

Strategic Goals

  • Establish evidence-based practices to treating pain, addiction, and other behavioral health challenges
  • Foster innovative research that contributes to the improvement of pain management, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse disorders and the understanding of underlying causes of pain and addiction
  • Create an exceptional environment for learning about pain & addiction and establish the center as a national leader for education & training in addiction and pain management
  • Eliminate the stigma associated with mental health and addiction through outreach programs and public policy recommendations.

Who We Are

Physicians, researchers, faculty and staff are working together to build a comprehensive program to bring help and hope to Oklahomans with addiction.