Dawn Lee, SUDP

Dawn Lee, SUDP

Chief Operating Officer, didgʷálic Wellness Center
Dawn Lee, SUDP

Biography

Dawn_Lee
Dawn Lee, SUDP is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for
the didgʷálic Wellness Center. didgʷálič is the only tribally owned outpatient treatment facility that offers fully integrated primary care, substance use counseling, medication, and social services, all under one roof, to adults with substance use and behavioral health disorders. Dawn has been working in the field of substance use disorders since 1999. She is licensed in Washington State as a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP). She has been working in tribal communities since 2004 and has worked for the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community for the past 10 years.
In addition to her work as a SUDP, she has developed multiple programs within the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community which has increased her staff from 3 to 90 in 10 years. For her work at didgʷálic her team won the Portland Area Indian Health Service Leadership Award, Recognition of Excellence Award and the Indian Health Service Directors Awards.