Spirit Lake Prevention Program


Spirit Lake Prevention Program
Spirit Lake Nation
PO Box 480
Fort Totten, ND 58335
Phone: 701-766-4236 

8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Located in Spirit Lake Tribal Health

Mardell Merrick , Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coordinator

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Tribal Substance Abuse Prevention is provided through a contract between ND Department of Human Services and Spirit Lake Tribe.

About the Program

Coordinator overall role is to help local communities enhance their capacity to address issues related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

  • Coordinator provide technical assistance, consultation, guidance, and resources to community organizations, schools, workplaces, law enforcement, etc.
  • Coordinator are not licensed counselors and are not able to provide direct care to youth, adults, or families.
  • Coordinator offer information and education through many venues, health fairs, media, brochures, posters, etc.
  • coordinate drug and alcohol free activities.
  • promote and establish drug and alcohol policies and laws and assist communities in identifying effective prevention strategies, such as environmental prevention strategies.