Episode 18: Lemuel Stone is a native of the Shonshone-Bannock tribe and a counselor at the Four-Directions treatment center in Fort Hall, Idaho.
Lemuel Stone is a Shoshone Bannock tribal member who works as a certified alcohol and drug counselor with Four Directions treatment center in Fort Hall, Idaho. He started his internship at Four Directions in 2007 and became an entry level counselor in 2010. In 2015, he became a certified alcohol and drug counselor with the state of Idaho he worked at the inpatient component of the treatment Center for most of his career transitioning into outpatient 2016. He is a member of the Native American church and actively participates in Shoshone Sundance ceremonies. Lemuel is also a leader of the sweat lodge ceremonies which are held at the Four Directions treatment center every week. His native name is “Otter child” which he received from his elders. Lemuel is known for teaching the medicine wheel concepts of recovery in his community where he has maintained 18 years of continuous clean and sober living.