Adam Villagomez, AODC-A (Dakota/Chippewa)

Adam Villagomez, AODC-A

Adam is a certified substance abuse counselor and has started working at SCIHP in 2004. He is Dakota/Chippewa and a graduate of tribal college- D.Q. University. He provides individual and group counseling at SCIHP Outpatient Program. He also provides jail diversion services to local jails for Native American inmates who qualify for treatment instead of incarceration. Adam is a member of Native Resistance Drum Group and has been involved in his traditional tribal practices since 1993 when he became clean/sober. He has experienced that the most successful addiction recovery for Native Americans is being connected to their tribal culture. Adam has experienced that everyone is on their own path and is in support of anything that provides support and healing for the person.