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NW Prevention Resource Center

NW Prevention Resource Center, located at Three Rivers, is one of four prevention libraries in South Dakota. The resource center provides prevention information, education, and support to eight counties in the northwest corner of South Dakota.

Services are provided in cooperation with the South Dakota Department of Human Services' Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs, and the South Dakota Department of Health.

Staff is available for presentations and assistance on issues including alcohol, tobacco, drugs, bullying, violence and internet safety.
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NW Prevention Resource Library

NW Prevention Resource Library has a variety of materials available for free checkout.

Materials available include:
  • DVDs and videos

  • Brochures, posters, and fact sheets

  • Books

  • Curriculum

Topics include:

  • Violence prevention including bullying, cyber bullying, relational aggression

  • ATOD  (alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs)

  • Parenting

  • Communication skills

  • Eating disorders

  • Life skills

  • Depression and suicide

  • Group activities

All materials are available by contacting NW Prevention Resource Library.

Search for Library Materials

Please check back, soon you will be able to search for available library materials online.
Contact Information

NW Prevention Resource Center

Deb Ruen, BS, CPN

11 East 4th Street
PO Box 447
Lemmon, SD 57638


  Dedicated to empowering individuals and families to build a better future!

Three Rivers Counseling
l NW Prevention Resource Center
11 East 4th Street l PO Box 447 l Lemmon, SD 57638
Ph: 605.374.3862 l Fax: 605.374.3864 l Email: