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The state of Wyoming is the 10th largest state based on land mass, but the least populated state with fewer than 600,000 residents. It is characterized by its mountainous regions. The state's economy is driven by the mineral extraction industry and cattle ranching. It's also a state with a fair amount of drug-related issues.

Many Americans still hold the belief that a majority of the nation's drug problems come out of states like California, New York, and Florida. That might be the case if viewing raw data, but per-capita analysis paints a very different picture. Taking each state's total population into consideration, it becomes clear we still have significant drug issues from shore to shore. Wyoming is no exception. Based on data provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), The state ranked 23rd in the nation in 2015 for per-capita drug overdose deaths with 16.4 for every 100,000 people in the population.

More Relevant Drug Abuse and Overdose Statistics From Wyoming

A look at some of the other available data related to the extent of Wyoming's drug abuse issues reveals a number of troubling trends. Here are a few statistics that warrant scrutiny:

  • In 2016, the number of drug-related deaths increases by 7.6% from prior year
  • The state reported a total of 209 deaths related to drug overdose in 2016
  • Of the 209 deaths reported in 2016, 46% or 96 of them involved prescription drugs
  • The average age of all drug overdose death victims in 2016 was 43. Not a young person's issue
  • 2.2% of the state's total deaths in 2016 were related to the drug overdose.
  • From the two-year period of 2004-2005, the number of drug overdose deaths had increased by 316% by the two-year period of 2015-2016
  • Using the same two-year period analysis, prescription drug overdose deaths increased by an astounding 505%

Understanding the Data

In the 1970s, late former President Richard Nixon proclaimed a war on drugs. Over the past four decades, that war has continued. If a conservative state like Wyoming can put forth the drug overdose-related data represented above, it's clear drugs are still winning.

This isn't a problem confined to the US. The proliferation of prescription drug abuse has become a global problem. Additionally, very little progress has been made worldwide to curtail the invention of new synthetic drugs like meth or ecstasy. The question all of this information prompts is, "why are the world's people still falling victim to substance abuse."

The world, especially the United States, is constantly being bombarded by societal changes. This creates a lot of stress in the lives of people who don't handle change well. Drugs and alcohol have long been used as an escape vehicle from the realities of life. For decades, most of the nation and world's drug problems involved illicit drugs like LSD, heroin, and cocaine. In 2016, 48.5% of the US' population over 12 years old reported a least one incidence of illicit drug use.

How things have changed. In recent months, US President Donald Trump was forced to proclaim that prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic levels. These are legitimate medications that patients depend on for pain relief and mental health stabilization. The very things the medical profession prescribes to help their patients have become the things patients must fear the most. Where do we go from here?
Solutions

When it comes to possible solutions, very little has changed. The focus has to be put on education. Our youth need to understand the dangers related to drinking and abusing drugs. This kind of education won't solve all of the problems, but it's still the best place to start.

Beyond education, the nation needs to have the resources to treat people who fall victim to any kind of substance abuse. It's a back-end solution to some of the ongoing substance abuse issues, but one-by-one, it offers the opportunity to deal with drug abuse one person at a time.

Treatment Approaches United States Wyoming
Substance abuse counseling approach 98.3% 100.0%
Relapse prevention 95.4% 100.0%
Cognitive behavioral therapy 92.7% 97.8%
Motivational interviewing 91.5% 97.8%
Anger management 81.6% 95.6%
Brief intervention approach 80.8% 88.9%
Trauma-related counseling 77.3% 100.0%
12-step facilitation approach 74.0% 75.6%
Contingency management motivational incentive 54.9% 77.8%
Dialectical behavioral therapy 51.8% 91.1%
Rational emotive behavioral therapy 46.2% 66.7%
Martix Model 43.3% 53.3%
Community reinforcement plus vouchers 12.4% 13.3%

Payment/Insurance Accepted United States Wyoming
Cash or self-payment 89.9% 93.3%
Private health insurance 68.4% 97.8%
Medicaid 68.4% 91.1%
Federal or any government funding for substance abuse programs 52.1% 80.0%
State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid 46.7% 80.0%
Medicare 33.1% 57.8%
Military insurance e.g. TRICARE 32.3% 77.8%
Access to recovery ATR voucher 9.7% 15.6%
IHS Tribal Urban ITU funds 6.7% 24.4%
No payment accepted 2.8% 2.2%

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Rehab Programs in Wyoming (WY)

821 Sage Avenue, Kemmerer, WY 83101

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336 South Jackson Street, Casper, WY 82601

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116 South 3rd Street, Basin, WY 82410

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389 Adams Street, Afton, WY 83110

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510 West 29th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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1114 Lane 12, Lovell, WY 82431-9555

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310 South Miller Avenue Suite G, Gillette, WY 82716

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21 East Works Street, Sheridan, WY 82801-6342

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420 Deanne Avenue, Newcastle, WY 82701

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1263 North 15th Street, Laramie, WY 82072

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521 West Lott Street, Buffalo, WY 82834

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1954 West Mariposa Parkway, Wheatland, WY 82201

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721 West Maple Street, Rawlins, WY 82301

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401 South 23rd Street, Worland, WY 82401-3308

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2310 East 8th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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255 North 30th Street, Laramie, WY 82072

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1440 Wilkins Circle, Casper, WY 82601

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2600 East 18th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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2360 East Pershing Boulevard, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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231 South Wilson Street, Casper, WY 82601

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