The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

Services > Prevention Services

Prevention Services


Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

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

(580) 272-1180



Prevention Services
1300 Hoppe Blvd., Suite 4
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-7212