August 6, 2020

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WPAA seeks to promote the power of prevention in building healthy communities in Wyoming The Wyoming Prevention Action Alliance (WPAA), a state-wide coalition of leaders dedicated to promoting substance-abuse prevention and other positive life choices, met April 13 via Zoom to discuss strategies to protect youth and communities from the harms of issues including vaping, […]

Wyoming Prevention Action Alliance meets in Cheyenne

A subcommittee of the WPAA discusses prevention issues in Wyoming The Wyoming Prevention Action Alliance, a state-wide coalition of leaders dedicated to promoting substance-abuse prevention and other positive life choices, met February 19 in Cheyenne to discuss strategies to protect youth and communities from the harms of issues including vaping, alcohol use, meth, CBD, and […]

The New DUI campaign promotes awareness that impaired driving is not tolerated in state

As Wyoming has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors throughout the summer, the Governor’s Council on Impaired Driving (WCID) has worked hard to send the message that alcohol and drug-impaired driving are not tolerated in our state. A press release by the WCID and WASCOP resulted in a number of news stories, including a  A 9News report reminding visitors  that, while […]

Wyoming Department of Health – Substance Abuse Prevention Program – leads statewide effort to respond to substance abuse, suicide prevention

The Wyoming Department of Health Substance Abuse Prevention Programis the statewide leader in strengthening prevention efforts by fundingCommunity Prevention Specialists who work with local coalitions to strengthen prevention efforts in their communities. The focus areas for the Community Prevention Specialists (CPS) includealcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and suicide prevention . Utilizing a data-driven decision-making process, the goal of each […]