The state’s most vulnerable residents don’t have a voice that a majority of lawmakers want to hear, Drake opines.
Lawmakers, stakeholders and state officials work to establish priority populations for mental health, substance abuse treatment.
The human costs of state budget cuts are beginning to show as facilities like Greenhouse, a transitional care facility in Gillette, close their doors.
The state’s dearth of treatment resources claimed a lot of air time as lawmakers met this week, even with debate on contentious budget cuts weeks away.
In-prison drug treatment is critical to lowering recidivism rates in Wyoming, but some veterans of a women’s prison program say it does more harm than good.