Information We'd Like to Share

An ongoing series of informational entries

American Addiction Institute: Certified Event Interventionist Announcement

Posted: July, 31st, 2018.

American Addiction Institute (AAI, NAADAC Accredited), 

Certified Event Interventionist, announcement letter for: 

Jason P. Nobles, director of WPS and Chief Underwriting Agent of WBA.

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Wyoming Legislative Service Office: State Pretrial Memorandum

Posted: August, 6th, 2017.

"Interim Topics as Approved by Management Council

Priority # 3 Evidenced Based Pretrial Release Policies 

The Committee will examine current pretrial release policies and practices, including risk assessment practices." read more....

Wyoming ACLU: Bucking the Trend

Posted: August, 18th, 2018.

HOW WYOMING CAN REVERSE COURSE THROUGH 

REDUCED INCARCERATION AND LOWERED COST.

"If everyone who was in prison or under the supervision of the criminal justice system made up a Wyoming town, it would be the 10th largest town in Wyoming"

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NAADAC: Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime

Posted: August, 25th, 2018.

"The use of alcohol and drugs can negatively affect all aspects of a person’s life, impact their family, friends and community, and place an enormous burden on American society. One of the most significant areas of risk with the use of alcohol and drugs is the connection between alcohol, drugs and crime."  read more.......

EXECUTIVE OFFICE of the PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES

Posted: October, 1st, 2018.

WYOMING DRUG CONTROL UPDATE: "This report reflects significant trends, data, and major issues relating to drugs in the State of Wyoming."

  • In 2009-2010, Wyoming was one of the top ten states for rates of drug-use in several categories, including; illicit drug dependence among persons age 12-17; and past-month use of illicit drugs other than marijuana among persons age 12-17. Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2009-2010.
  • Approximately 7.07 percent of Wyoming residents reported past-month use of illicit drugs; the national average was 8.82 percent.
  • In 2009, the rate of drug-induced deaths in Wyoming was lower than the national average.
  • In 2011, nearly half of Wyoming drug treatment admissions were for marijuana. 
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Wyoming Public Media: Health Officials Grapple for an Accurate Picture of Opioid Drug Abuse in Wyoming.

Posted: October, 10th, 2018.