Osage Nation Prevention Program

The Osage Nation Prevention Programs (ONPP) offers policy development assistance, community education, awareness and outreach via evidence based best practices and strategies.

Key focus areas of prevention are:

  • Suicide
  • Substance Abuse
  • Drug Endangered Children
  • Strengthening Native Girls
  • Promotion of overall mental health and wellness

Specific strategies include:

  • Lifelines Curriculum in local school districts
  • QPR (Question, Persuade & Refer) Training
  • National Suicide Lifeline Promotion
  • Crisis Response Team
  • Drug and Alcohol Task Force
  • Suicide Loss Support Groups
  • Suicide Prevention Policy Development
  • Prevention Youth Pow-Wow
  • Community Activities
  • Dance Maker Academy Mentor Program

Mission Statement:  

Osage Nation Prevention Programs are on the path to a safe and healthy reservation through prevention science, education, and the promotion of healthy lifestyle choices to prevent the onset of, or reduce, the use of self-destructive drug and alcohol related behaviors among American Indian youth, their families and communities across the Osage Reservation.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
518 Leahy Avenue