Resources

Underage Drinking

Teen Resources

NIDA for Teens

Know the risks: How does alcohol affect me? What are the consequences of drinking? Find answers here.

Too Smart To Start

Get advice: Submit your anonymous questions about alcohol, browse through other frequently asked questions and get advice on how to stand up against underage drinking here.

Hotlines

Chickasaw Nation Behavioral Health Clinic

Ada (580) 421-4591

Ardmore (580) 226-8181

Tishomingo (580) 387-2719

Chokka’ Kilimpi’ Family Resource Center

(405) 767-8940

SAMHSA 

1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

Parent Resources

Too Smart To Start

Know the signs: Warning signs can help parents spot an alcohol problem, especially if the behavior occurs suddenly or seems extreme. Be aware of these changes.

Talk. They Hear You

Start the conversation: Talking to your teen can be hard, especially about underage drinking. Check out these resources to help you start—and keep up—the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol at a young age.

Additional Resources

Oklahoma Social Hosting

Did you know that Oklahoma’s Social Host law puts a shared responsibility for underage drinking on the person providing the location for the gathering? Click here to learn more.

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2 Much 2 Lose Program

Aimed to decrease underage drinking and related social problems, decrease youth access to alcohol through retail and social sources, increase community-level support for environmental change, and increase youth-driven prevention activities.

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Prescription Drug Abuse

Teen Resources

NIDA for Teens

Know the risks: What are opioids? How are they abused? Get all the facts on prescription pain medicine.

Need help: Use this guide to help you or a friend who’s struggling with drug abuse.

Hotlines

Chickasaw Nation Behavioral Health Clinic

Ada (580) 421-4591

Ardmore (580) 226-8181

Tishomingo (580) 387-2719

Chokka’ Kilimpi’ Family Resource Center

(405) 767-8940

Strong Family Development (Ada, Ardmore, OKC)

(580) 436-1222

Aalhakoffichi’ Adolescent Transitional Living Center (Pauls Valley)

(405) 331-2300

SAMHSA

1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

Parent Resources

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Know the signs: Be aware of the behavioral warning signs that may indicate prescription drug abuse.

Start the conversation: What role do you play in your child’s life when it comes to their knowledge and use of drugs? Get parenting tips and help here.

Additional Resources

Take As Prescribed

An Oklahoma-based community education program that brings awareness to the issues and resources surrounding prescription drug abuse.

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Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Provides services through a statewide network of programs, working hard to respond to clients’ needs with effective programs that are conveniently located and easy to access.

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Austin Box Foundation

In memory of OU football player Austin Box this foundation strives to educate and raise awareness of the dangers of prescription drug use and abuse.

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Talk To Your Doctor

If you’re prescribed an opioid, talk to your doctor about alternatives to pain medicine. Be prepared to ask these questions about prescription drugs.

Rx Disposal Dropbox Locations

Do you have expired, unwanted or unused medication at home? Take your old prescriptions to a safe dropbox disposal location near you. Help us fight prescription drug abuse by ridding your medicine cabinet of unused pills. Dropbox locations for the Chickasaw Nation are monitored by the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police and can be found on the map below:

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