Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

Providing a variety of mental health services for adults, adolescents, and children.


  • CNHSA Eligibility Guidelines
  • CDIB, letter of descendancy, or tribal membership card from a federally recognized tribe (living anywhere)

How to Apply

Please call to make an appointment at any Choctaw Nation health clinic for an evaluation or counseling session. Psychiatric services will require a referral from a primary care provider.

Additional Information

Please ask for help with addiction and/or mental health. The Behavioral Health team is available. The following resources are available through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):

  • The National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) is for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available at 988 for those in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
  • The text crisis line is designed for immediate help. Text INDIGENOUS to 741-741.
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Case Management Services
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Child/Partner Abuse Counseling
  • Psychiatric Medication (Evaluation/ Management)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Suicide Prevention


The program aims to increase awareness about the new 988 mental health lifeline and bridge gaps in the tribal crisis continuum system. Services include inpatient discharge appointments, interim counseling, case management, Suicide Care Pathways assistance and Mobile Response Team support. To learn more, call 580-920-2100.

The program provides peer recovery assistance to incarcerated individuals and those on probation, ages 18 and older. For more information, call 918-302-0052.

The program aims to establish a tribal children’s advocacy center, catering to tribal child victims with comprehensive care through multidisciplinary teams. For more information, call 918-302-0052.

The project focuses on suicide prevention among youth aged 24 and under within the Choctaw Nation. Services include case management, Question Persuade Refer curriculum delivery, bullying prevention education and resiliency-building activities. For more information, call 918-302-0052.

The project aims to improve access to quality medical forensic care for sexual violence survivors within Choctaw Nation. It focuses on enhancing outreach, education, community resources and organizational practices. For more information, call 918-302-0052.

The program provides mental health services for Native American youth aged 10-18 within the Choctaw Nation, including counseling, case management and peer recovery support. Referrals are accepted through Choctaw Nation programs. For more information, call 539-316-2157.

These programs provide suicide prevention education and integrated care to tribal members at healthcare facilities. The grants aim to improve access to behavioral healthcare during primary care visits and educate clinics and new employees on suicide prevention. For more information, call 918-567-7000.

The project provides case management and support services to incarcerated individuals nearing release in Choctaw Nation. Services include needs assessment, aftercare planning, psychoeducation and assistance in obtaining official documents. Additionally, the project hosts Celebrating Families curriculum sessions within Leflore County to support families recovering from substance use. For more information, call 539-316-4792.

The program offers education and resources on domestic violence, sexual assault, healthy relationships and bullying prevention to community groups and individuals. Services include group sessions, self-defense seminars, school bullying prevention assemblies and case management. For more information, call 918-302-0052.

The project provides forensic interviewing and support services to child victims and families, collaborating with the Choctaw Nation Sexual Assault Response Team. The project also emphasizes community education through training and educational materials. For more information, call 918-302-0052.

The program addresses the overdose crisis in tribal communities by enhancing access to FDA-approved medications for opioid use disorder and supporting prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services. For more information, call 580-920-2100.

The program is dedicated to promoting health and wellness among Choctaw youth. It integrates Choctaw traditions, teachings, and outdoor experiences to instill cultural pride and land stewardship values. For more information, call 580-920-2100.

The program provides culturally connected holistic services to enhance mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional health, specifically focusing on veterans. Peer Support Specialists and Counselors offer case management and experiential services. For more information, call 918-302-0052.


Health Clinic - Atoka

Atoka Health Clinic


Chi Hullo Li - Talihina

Chi Hullo Li Women’s Recovery Center


Durant Regional Medical Center

Durant Regional Medical Center


Health Clinic - Hugo

Hugo Health Clinic


Health Clinic - Idabel

Idabel Health Clinic


Health Clinic - McAlester

McAlester Health Clinic


Health Clinic - Poteau

Rubin White Health Clinic (Poteau)


Health Clinic - Stigler

Stigler Health Clinic


Talihina Health Care Center

Talihina Health Care Center