The Arrowhead Center, Inc. has a mission to address the needs of individuals, families, and society by providing comprehensive client care.  The Arrowhead Center provides services for mental health care, addictive behaviors, and compulsive behaviors.  We have been providing client centered care since 1969.  The Arrowhead Center Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.  The therapists provide outpatient mental health therapeutic services for individuals, families and groups, and offers services for chemical dependency and substance abuse.  The Arrowhead Center, Inc. is licensed by the State of Minnesota and has several staff licensed and certified to provide mental health therapy and chemical abuse services. 

Board of Directors
and Management

Board of Directors

Lee Branville, Board Chair

Lee was appointed in September of 2014, and is currently in his second term.  His term expires in September of 2017. 


Mona Putzel, Board Vice Chair

Mona was appointed in September of 2015.  She is in her first term, and her term expires in September of 2018.


Craig Mason, Treasurer

Craig was appointed in September of 2013.  He is currently on his third term, which expires in September of 2016.


Lawrence Aho, Board Member

Lawrence was appointed to the board in September of 2014.  He is cufrently on his second term, which expires in September of 2017.


Mick Giblin, Board Member

Mick became a board member in September of 2015.  He is currently on his first term, which expires in September of 2018.


Dani Spolarich, LPC, LADC, Executive Director

Christy Dreshar, Operations Director




Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the Arrowhead Center, Inc. 

Current Mission

The mission of the Arrowhead Center, Inc. is to address the needs of individuals, families and society relating to addictive and compulsive behaviors.


Draft Mission

The Arrowhead Center is the region’s community behavioral health leader in effectively providing evidence-based services that inspire hope and well-being within a culturally-sensitive and trauma-informed setting.


Draft Vision

Arrowhead Center will be the most effective and trusted behavioral health care provider in the region.


Draft Values

Arrowhead Center believes in these six fundamental values to guide our mission:

  • Quality.  We provide evidence-based practices and welcome innovative practices as informed by research.

  • Person-Centered.  We provide a compassionate experience for our clients in an environment that is safe, accepting, culturally sensitive and trauma-informed from before the first call to the after the last visit.

  • Employee-Centered.  Our employees are our most valuable asset as they each provide a unique prospective and hold expertise that is valuable to the mission.  They will be empowered and given the support and resources to provide the best services possible.

  • Education.  We provide exceptional learning experiences through clinical internships and community education that will in turn prevent behavioral health disorders and/or improve outcomes for those with them.

  • Integrity.  We adhere to high personal and professional standards and a commitment to trust and confidentiality, and we honor our commitments to clients, colleagues and the community.

  • Collaboration.  As a team we work with one another and across programs and agencies and consider our clients and their families as full members of the treatment team. 

The Board of Directors currently meets at the following times:

Contact Arrowhead Center for dates and times.

Arrowhead Center, Inc.
505 S 12th Avenue West
Ste 1
Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-749-2877
Fax: 218-749-6033
Email: info@arrowheadcenterinc.org

Monday-Thursday              8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday                                  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday                              By appointment

Tue, Wed, Thur                   By appointment

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Funding provided by the Compassion Capital Fund, administered through the United States Department of Heath and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.