Wyoming Drug Statistics and Resources

For those seeking alcohol or drug rehab treatment in the state of Wyoming, there may be barriers to navigate, including finding a way to finance treatment. Fortunately, you can find free substance abuse resources in Wyoming. Often, these resources and programs are funded by federal health insurance (Medicare or Medicaid) or through grants provided by local, state, nonprofit, or private groups. Below you’ll find information on some of these programs in Wyoming, that are provided by nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and special-interest organizations.

Drug Statistics in Wyoming

Addiction Nonprofits in Wyoming

Wyoming National Rehab Hotline

Available 24/7, the Wyoming Addiction Hotline provides free and anonymous assistance with addiction. You can call the phone hotline at 866-210-1303 to speak with an addiction crisis specialist. Also, on the hotline website, you’ll find links to helpful resources. 6

211 Wyoming

A state government partnership makes 211 service available statewide. You can dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211 to access an addiction professional who can provide you with resources, information, and support.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Ombudsman Program

This free program, offered in association with Wyoming 211, advocates for individuals, family, and friends affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. An ombudsman can help with accessing information, or obtaining referrals, coaching, or linkage to services.

Wyoming NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

This state affiliate of the national NAMI nonprofit organization offers support groups, education, and advocacy. On its webpage, you’ll find resources including links to a variety of crisis help lines, such as crisis lines for veterans, and those experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault.

Wyoming Injury and Suicide Prevention Program / 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Referenced on the Wyoming Department of Health website, this crisis line is available 24/7 and staffed with trained crisis counselors. They can assist and support in mental health and substance use crisis situations. Dial 988 on your phone or text 998 to reach a counselor.

Harm Reduction Programs

Wyoming Department of Health Opioid Overdose Response Program

This program provides information on where to obtain free naloxone/Narcan, and how nonprofessional individuals can access free training on how to administer naloxone to reverse an opioid overdose.

Next Distro Resources in Wyoming

This website offers links to information on accessing new syringes online or obtaining naloxone through the mail. You must watch an online video and pass a quiz to qualify.

Wyoming Department of Health Narcan for Groups

The Wyoming Department of Health website provides information on how agencies, businesses, and organizations in Wyoming can access free Narcan. There is also information on accessing Narcan 4 mg nasal spray, which is now available over the counter, with a prescription or standing order no longer required.

Government Grants & Resources

The Wyoming Department of Mental Health / Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment:

This division of Wyoming state government provides a website that offers links to mental health and substance abuse treatment providers, peer specialists, and information on finding payment assistance for services.

Project AWARE

Started in 2020, Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) provides school-based mental health services, substance abuse education, and violence/bullying prevention education, with parental consent. They also offer family engagement programming. The project’s goal is to increase access to mental health services and substance abuse treatment for Wyoming youth.

Court Supervised Treatment Programs

A 2024 program launched by the Wyoming Department of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders created an alternative to jail time for drug-related criminal offenses. City, town, or county courts may order offenders to attend a 12-month treatment program, paid for by local and state government funding, in lieu of incarceration.

College Addiction Resources

HOPES Program – University of Wyoming (UW)

The UW Wellness Center’s HOPES program offers education and support for students to reduce or eliminate drug or alcohol misuse, including information on the University’s Drug Free Schools regulations and resources.

University of Wyoming AWARE Program

Alcohol Wellness Alternatives, Research & Education (AWARE) is a UW Counseling Center program that focuses on harm reduction. Students can access free counseling and drug education through the counseling center.

Laramie County Community College Student Mental Health and Community Resources Directory

This online directory provides links to resources for a variety of mental health concerns, including a campus and community referrals list (via PDF) for alcohol and drug abuse.

LGBTQ+ Resources

Wyoming Equality Healthcare Access Project (WEHAP)

WEHAP provides online access to educational materials about LGBTQ healthcare in Wyoming. Their website offers links to PDFs with information and resources on topics of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, and an HIV prevention medication (PrEP).

Casper Pride Guide - Health Guide

This online resource is a collaboration between Casper Pride Drive and the Casper-Natrona County Health Department. The website offers links to articles and resources on topics including LGBTQ health and wellness, prescription drug abuse, binge drinking, and marijuana use.

Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists - AGPL Online Referral System

This online referral system links you to psychiatrists with expertise in treating LGBTQ+ individuals. You can search for a psychiatrist in your area by filling out the online form. Referral selection options include the psychiatrist’s academic degree, race, and gender.

Veterans Programs

Veterans’ Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Program Locator (Wyoming)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides a website listing the locations of substance abuse disorder (SUD) programs that are offered at some states’ VA facilities, including listings of SUD treatment programs and care providers in Wyoming.

Tricare Wyoming Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facility

This Tricare (military insurance) – approved residential substance abuse facility is a treatment center for veterans, military, and military families only. You must be a resident of Wyoming to attend treatment here.

Military Health System

The Military Health System Website lists veterans’ health care services, providing links to the military eBenefits site (where veterans can find information about their benefits), TriCare Military insurance information, and a link to a PDF Fact Sheet that gives recommendations from the VA and DOD about how to safely taper off opioid drugs.

Veterans Center at Casper Community College

This Veterans Center utilizes space in the Casper Community College library, where veterans, service members, and their families can gather to discuss any issues they may have. Workshops and other events are sometimes held at the center.

Indigenous & Tribal Programs

Mountain Plains PTTC American Indian Substance Use / Misuse Prevention Resources

The Mountain Plains Indian tribes (which includes Wyoming tribes) offers this resource page that includes links to prevention education materials, including alcohol awareness facts and trauma-informed prevention strategies.

Wind River Service Units (Wyoming)

The Indian Health Service website provides links to healthcare facilities that specialize in treating American Indian and Alaska Native People. The Wind River Service Unit webpage lists such facilities in Wyoming.

Drug Laws in Wyoming

Emergency Authority for Naloxone Administration

Wyoming State law 35-4-901 through 906 approved expanded access to the opioid overdose antagonist medication (naloxone) to include law enforcement, firefighters, and members of the public. Previously, only medical and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel were authorized to administer naloxone.

Pharmacists as Prescribers of Naloxone

Wyoming state law 35-4-901 through 35-5-906 allows pharmacists to prescribe naloxone to individuals, so that anyone can go to a local pharmacy and ask about obtaining the drug.

Wyoming Mental Health Crisis Support Law

This law, Title 25, details the regulations for applying emergency detention restrictions for a mental health crisis, and the rules regarding involuntary hospitalization.


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