Tulsa Sobering Center

About and Benefits

  • Tulsa Sobering Center participants are separated by gender. The facility can house up to 42 participants simultaneously with a maximum of 25 males and 17 females.
  • In collaboration with the Tulsa Police Department, the Tulsa Sobering Center is operated by 12 & 12, Inc., (12 & 12) a leader in addiction treatment and recovery. 12 & 12 is a Comprehensive Community Addiction Recovery Center (CCARC) that offers life-saving recovery tools for adults suffering with addiction or co-existing mental health and substance use disorders to achieve individualized recoveries.
  • The Tulsa Sobering Center is a 24/7/365 operation which is utilized at the sole discretion of the Tulsa Police Department. The Sobering Center does not accept participants from any other source and the facility is not open to the public.

The Sobering Center:

  • Connects adults, who suffer with alcoholism or other addictions, to opportunities to access long-term counseling and rehabilitation programs for substance abuse treatment.
  • Serves as a larger community-wide effort to reduce the number of adults with mental illness and substance use disorders who are incarcerated.
  • Generates significant cost-savings for the City of Tulsa based on reduced jail and police expenses.
  • Saves police officer time by addressing the needs of intoxicated individuals quickly so police officers can return to work promptly to address more immediate issues.  
  • Saves staff and operation time for Tulsa Municipal Courts.

Saves money for individuals entering the Tulsa Sobering Center by avoiding court costs, fines, and criminal prosecution for public intoxication.

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