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Cherokee Nation begins largest mental health investment in tribe's history


Last updated 3/20/2023 at 9:29am

MUSKOGEE, Okla.-In February, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner unveiled the tribe's first in-house drug treatment center during a ceremony at Three Rivers Health Center.

Construction will begin this year on the $18 million, 17,000-square-foot treatment center in Tahlequah. The tribe's first in-house drug treatment center is just one part of a historic, $100 million mental health investment as part of the Cherokee Nation's amended Public Health and Wellness Fund Act. The Council of the Cherokee Nation recently approved the amended Act, allowing Ch...

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