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Native Connections Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

In case of an emergency, always call 9-1-1

Terri Mail, Project Coordinator | (509) 422-7450 | Email
Naomie Peasley, Research Associate 1 | (509) 422-7458 | Email

Mission Statement: The health and well-being of the Colville Tribal members is of the utmost priority for the tribal leadership, and the most sacred trust the membership cn bestow upon the leadersip of the tribal council. The health and wellness of tribal members encompass the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual elements of life. The CCT Tribal Council are committed and invested in reducing health disparities by promotiong a range of health services that incorporates indeigenous cultural modalities to best serve the tribal communities.

Services Provided: Suicide Data Surveillance System; Tribal Code - Policy and Procedures; Prevention/Intervention Training Opportunities; Educational Outreach; Presentations

Tribal emergency contacts
Colville Tribal Police | 1-800-522-5800
Behavioral Health | 1-800-573-9343 or 509-634-2610
Social Services | (509) 634-2395
EMS/Fire and Rescue (Inchelium) | (509) 722-7047
EMS/Fire and Rescue (Nespelem) | (509) 634-2440
            After hours
            Del Ostenberg | (509) 634-2013
            Richie Gorr | (509) 322-0368

Local Hospitals

Providence Mt. Carmel Hospital | (509) 685-5100
Coulee Medical Center | (509) 633-1911
         After hours | (509) 633-1753
Mid Valley Hospital | (509) 826-1760

All 3 counties the reservation resides on have 24-hour crisis hotlines:
Okanogan Co. Crisis Hotline: 1(866) 826-6191
DV & Sexual Assault hotline 1(866) 826-3221
Ferry Co. Crisis Hotline: 1(866) 268-5105
Grant Co. Crisis Hotline: (509) 765-9239 OR (509) 765-1717


If a caller either, 1. Has difficulties getting thru to a live person or 2. Would prefer to use a computer; there is a website that offers LIVE chats with trained/certified counselors