Wyoming students need to learn all the tools they can to help at-risk peers, writes Drake. Despite that, the Legislature killed a school-training measure.
‘Wraparound’ program uses team-based approach to keep kids from foster care. It makes fiscal sense, Drake writes, for the state to maintain it.
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.
Joining tele-health compact would have aided suicide prevention, treated more patients at home.
Wyoming cut $3 million from substance abuse, mental health and suicide prevention programs, and more than $16.5 million from related treatments.