About Us

Who We Are

Tribal Health Services

The Tribal Health Services (THS) facility, funded by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the national Indian Health Services (IHS) agency and other health-related grants, is available to members of federally recognized tribes residing in our service area in addition to members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Our Mission

Advancing objective one of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation strategic plan, our goal is for our patients to live healthier, longer lives.

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  • Inspire hope and contribute to the holistic health and well-being of our patients.
  • Provide excellence in our integrated primary and behavioral health services.
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Our Vision

In service of our mission, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Health Services envisions the good health of our patients through delivery of accessible, patient-centered, high quality, sustainable, and culturally-relevant health care services.

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Patient Eligibility

Eligibility to use MPTN Tribal Health Services is determined by both Indian Health Services regulations and tribal resolution. One must be a member of a federally recognized Tribe demonstrated by tribal enrolled document.

Eligibility for Patient and Referred Care services has an additional set of criteria including having a socio-economic tie to MPTN and living in our service area. All registered patients are not eligible for this program.

Documents that are needed for your registration include: Copy of birth certificate, social security card, piece of mail showing address, tribal identification, copy of insurance card, copy of marriage license* and copy of drivers license/state id. Please submit these documents along with Patient Registration Application. Please contact 860-312-8025 with additional questions.

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Purchased & Referred Care Program

The PRC program assists patients with payment for services not offered by our tribal health facility based on funding availability, current level of service and patient notification.  Use of alternate resources is a requirement before PRC funds are used. Please contact prc@mptn-nsn.gov or 860-312-8020 with additional questions.

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Departments

Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health

We can assist individuals in finding their strengths and personal coping skills to help overcome life's obstacles.

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Meet Our Team

Yvette Dionne, RD, NBC - HWC

Community Health Educator

Yvette Dionne, RD, NBC - HWC

Here to help with your health and wellness goals.

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Joyce Erickson, LPC

Behavioral Health Therapist

Joyce Erickson, LPC

Offering child, adolescent, individual and family therapy.

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LCDR Dwala Gibson MSN, APRN

Clinical Health Director

LCDR Dwala Gibson MSN, APRN

Dr. Rosemary Johnson, CDR, U.S. Public Health Service (Ret.)

Primary Care Provider

Dr. Rosemary Johnson, CDR, U.S. Public Health Service (Ret.)

Shari Marcucio, CMA (AAMA)

Medical Office Manager

Shari Marcucio, CMA (AAMA)

Tracy Morton-Morales

Social Services Case Manager

Tracy Morton-Morales

Assisting clients access services designed to help meet their basic needs.

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Shanna Reels, LCSW

Director of Tribal Health & Social Services

Shanna Reels, LCSW

Crystal Roach, LCSW

Child & Family Therapist

Crystal Roach, LCSW