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Prevention Services

Prevention services works to improve the overall health and quality of life for Chickasaw citizens, families and communities by promoting emotional well-being and reducing mental illness and substance use problems through education.

Prevention services provides education to all Chickasaw Nation employees, citizens, general public and non-tribal agencies upon request.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) - interactive two-day training
  • SafeTALK - half-day suicide prevention training
  • Healthy education for life program (HELP)
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Substance abuse and methamphetamine prevention and education
  • Tobacco prevention and cessation
  • Mental health 101 education
  • Gambling problem information and referral

Tobacco cessation counseling and classes are wellness-focused and available to employees, employee spouses and all tribal citizens.

Other Information

For assistance Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., contact Chickasaw Nation Prevention Services.

For 24/7, free and confidential assistance, call the following numbers:

  • National suicide prevention lifeline - (800) 273-8255
  • Veterans crisis line - (800) 273-8255 and press 1
  • Problem gambling helpline - (800) 522-4700
  • The Oklahoma tobacco helpline - 1 (800) QUIT NOW or 1 (800) 784-8669

Zero Suicide is a commitment to suicide prevention in health and behavioral health care systems. It is both a concept and a practice being implemented by the Chickasaw Nation.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 272-1180

Email:

Locations

Prevention Services

1300 Hoppe Blvd., Suite 4

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-7212

Last Updated: 03/15/2018