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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • TOMORROW!
    January 20, 2016 2:16 PM

  • No AoA Deliveries Due to Road Conditions
    December 29, 2015 9:19 AM

    The AoA program will not be delivering meals today, due to hazardous road conditions.

  • Wichitas to Hold New Year’s Eve Watch Night
    December 29, 2015 9:18 AM

      The Wichita Little Sisters and Young Men’s Society are sponsoring a New Year’s Eve Watch Night on December 31, 2015. Activities will begin with a pot luck supper at 6:00 PM followed by handgame and social and tribal dances. Just prior to midnight there will be a session of ghost dance and then a […]

  • Home Improvement Program for Elders 55 and Over
    December 22, 2015 9:23 AM

    On December 17, 2015, the Wichita Executive Committee, by a vote of 4-0-1, approved the Home Improvement Program guidelines for Elders 55 and over.  Applications will be available beginning January 5, 2016.  No one will be able to receive an application prior to Tuesday, January 5, 2016.  No applications will be printed prior to this […]

  • Walk Your Mocs
    November 13, 2015 11:21 AM

    In Recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month and “ROCK YOUR MOCS”  Day the Special Diabetes Program is Hosting a Diabetes Awareness Walk and Rock Your Mocs Contest. Where:  Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Complex When:  10am—12pm Registration:  9am What:  1 mile walk/run and Moccasins contest Health Screening provided Participants receive T-Shirt/Water Bottle Contest for best moccasins Snacks […]

  • AoA Thanksgiving Luncheon
    November 13, 2015 11:17 AM

    AoA Thanksgiving Dinner will be on Thursday, November 19. We invite all Wichita Elders to enjoy this meal with us.

  • Storm Shelter survey
    November 13, 2015 10:14 AM

    Storm Shelter Survey-We have received several of the storm shelter surveys back. Please make sure that you fill out the form that was in the October and November newspapers if you are interested in the Tribe having a storm shelter program. Identifying that there is a need for many helps us put a program in […]

  • Support Group
    September 21, 2015 9:56 AM

  • Food Distribution- Upcoming Cooking Demos
    August 31, 2015 1:11 PM

  • After School Program Enrollment Begins Today
    August 31, 2015 1:11 PM

Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Program

The Chemical Dependency/Mental Health program was established to provide Substance Abuse services to the Wichita & Affiliated Tribes and non-indigenous tribal members living in the Service Area which includes the following ten counties: Caddo, Comanche, Grady, Stephens, Jefferson, Cotton, Tillman, Kiowa, Jackson, and Harmon.

 

The Wichita & Affiliated Tribes employs Linda Bruner, as Counselor, an Oklahoma Certified Professional Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  

 

The Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Program provides outpatient counseling. Beginning with an assessment to determine the needs of our client then we discuss the best course of action to begin planning treatment goals. We encourage family involvement and if needed help find resources for the client and their family members, this includes the spouse and children that have been affected by the substance abuse.

 

Also provided are Mental Health services. Referrals are made to area providers. Standard conditions for Mental Health referrals include: Psychological assessments, determination and severity of illness, Crisis intervention, outpatient counseling with a Mental Health professional, if needed.

 

The CD/MH Program also has a large selection of topics in its Educational Library. The collection of videos, DVD's and books provide information on: alcohol, drugs, Women's recovery, Men's recovery, Teen alcohol & drug abuse, teen smoking, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, 12 & 12 Step books, both men & women's meditation books and various pamphlets available. Tribal members may view videos at any time during our regular working hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Office hours:  Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm.

Linda Bruner, ICADC, Counselor