Drug Rehab Wyoming
Wyoming is steadily seeing a rise in drug addiction across the state. Because of this, there is an increased need for quality Wyoming drug rehab programs. Many people are unfamiliar with drug addiction recovery and how to go about choosing the right program in Wyoming for themselves or a loved one. This decision is only complicated due to the fact that there are so many different types of treatment methods to choose from such as inpatient, outpatient, long term and short term care. No matter which type of Wyoming drug rehab you choose to effectively help you or your loved one recover from drug addiction, the program must include treatment components that specifically address the various needs of each individual.
Drug addiction's seductive nature is such that by the time the addict is ready for drug rehabilitation their addiction has not only torn them apart physically and financially but also taken an enormous toll on their family and loved ones. In addition to the countless negative effects drug addiction creates on the user and their personal relationships, it also has a very harmful effect on society. In Wyoming, the costs of drug addiction, drug related crimes and jail time as well as drug rehab are confounding. The most negative effect of drug addiction is the associated risk of a drug overdose, which ends many lives in Wyoming every year.
Often, drug addicts in Wyoming are unable to overcome their addiction problems without the help of attending a quality drug rehab. To ensure one's success in drug addiction recovery, it is important to choose a Wyoming drug treatment program with a high success rate and excellent credentials. For many, the cost of drug rehab in Wyoming is often a deciding factor. This is an important point when choosing a Wyoming drug rehab program but should not be the only determining factor. Speaking with a trained counselor at a Wyoming drug rehab will help assist you in taking the guesswork out of choosing the best possible drug rehab option. Working with one of the highly skilled drug rehab counselors in Wyoming will lend a hand in making the life saving treatment choices needed to free you or your loved one from the restraints of drug addiction. Spending a brief period of time speaking with a treatment specialist can be instrumental in helping you to choose the best Wyoming drug rehab center for you or your love one.
- During 2006, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) reported 121 arrests for drug violations in Wyoming, an increase from the 62 arrests reported during 2005.
- During 2006, there were 2 juvenile and 4 adult arrests for murder/non-negligent manslaughter in Wyoming.
- There were 502 juvenile and 2,615 adult arrests for drug violations in Wyoming during 2006.
- The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) made 460 methamphetamine-related arrests during 2006.
- Wyoming cocaine prices have remained stable, but demand for the drug has declined in recent years. Crack cocaine can be found in the state, but not in significant quantities.
- While it does not present a significant law enforcement problem in Wyoming, Mexican heroin is available. Most of the heroin found in Wyoming comes from sources in Utah.
- In recent years, methamphetamine has emerged as the illicit drug of choice in Wyoming and is the most significant drug threat in the state. Methamphetamine abuse is of great concern to Wyoming law enforcement due to its correlation with violent crime, domestic violence and child abuse.
- Marijuana is widely abused in Wyoming. Most of the marijuana encountered is of Mexican origin, although higher potency marijuana from British Columbia, Canada, can be found as well.
- Club drugs such as GHB and MDMA can be found in Wyoming, and most come from sources of supply in Colorado. Although not as popular, LSD and psilocybin mushrooms are popular recreational drugs on college campuses.
- The diversion of prescription controlled substances is a concern in Wyoming. Valium (a benzodiazepine) and semi-synthetic narcotic painkillers (such as Vicodin, Dilaudid and Percocet/Percodan) have been identified as being among the most commonly abused and diverted pharmaceuticals in Wyoming.
- According to 2004-2005 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 32,000 (8%) of Wyoming citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug.
- Approximately 157,000 (36.9%) Wyoming citizens reported that using marijuana occasionally (once a month) was a "great risk".
- Additional 2004-2005 NSDUH results indicate that 12,000 (2.93%) Wyoming citizens reported illicit drug dependence or abuse within the past year. Approximately 8,000 (1.94%) reported past year illicit drug dependence.
- During 2005, 8.5% of high school students in Wyoming reported using methamphetamine within their lifetime.
- Approximately 46% of Wyoming 12th graders surveyed in 2005 reported using marijuana at least once during their lifetime.
- According to 2004-2005 NSDUH data, approximately 10% of Wyoming 12-17 year olds reported past month use of an illicit drug.
- Mexican poly-drug trafficking organizations dominate the distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana in Wyoming. Local traffickers are supplied by distributors in Colorado, the Southwest Border states and Mexico.
- During 2006, 129 marijuana plants were eradicated in Wyoming under the DEA's Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program.
- During 2006, the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) seized 230,356 grams of marijuana and the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) seized 253,119 grams of marijuana.
- During 2006, Federal authorities seized 8.6 kilograms of methamphetamine in Wyoming.
- During 2006, there were 3 methamphetamine laboratory incidents reported by DEA and state and local authorities in Wyoming.
- In 2005 there were 2 Wyoming methamphetamine laboratory sites reported to the El Paso Intelligence Center in which a child was present.
- During 2006, there were 5,354 admissions to drug/alcohol treatment in Wyoming. There were 6,362 such treatment admissions in Wyoming during 2005. The number of treatment admissions during 2004 was 5,665.
- According to 2004-2005 NSDUH data, approximately 11,000 (2.56%) Wyoming citizens reported needing but not receiving treatment for illicit drug use within the past year.
Struggling with drug addiction in Wyoming does not have to be a way of life. The solution to you or a loved one's addiction problems is just a phone call away. The longer you wait the worse things will inevitability become - call right now. At this point the only thing left to lose by calling is a drug addiction problem.
Wyoming Drug Information and Drug Trafficking
Drug trafficking in Wyoming is dominated by Mexican poly-drug trafficking organizations. The most common drugs that are distributed by these drug trafficking organizations are methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana. Local traffickers are supplied by distributors in Colorado, the southwest border states, and Mexico. In recent years, methamphetamine has emerged as the illicit drug of choice in Wyoming. Club drugs, such as MDMA, have also grown in popularity. Marijuana is widely abused throughout the state. Cocaine is available to users, but is less popular than methamphetamine. Demand for heroin in Wyoming is not particularly high.
Wyoming drug information sources share that cocaine prices have remained stable, but demand for the drug has declined in recent years. Ounce quantities of cocaine are available in and around Cheyenne and Laramie. Crack can be found in the state but not in significant quantities. Also, while it does not present a significant law enforcement problem in Wyoming, Mexican heroin is available. Most heroin found in Wyoming comes from sources in Utah.
Methamphetamine (meth) is the most serious drug threat in Wyoming. In recent years, methamphetamine arrests have exceeded arrests for all other drugs. However, clandestine methamphetamine laboratory seizures have begun to decline. Meth abuse is of great concern to Wyoming law enforcement due to its correlation with violent crime, domestic violence, and child abuse.
Club drugs such as GHB and MDMA can be found in Wyoming, and most come from sources of supply in Colorado. Although not as popular, LSD and psilocybin mushrooms are popular "recreational drugs" on college campuses.
Drug information shows that marijuana is widely abused in Wyoming. Most of the marijuana encountered is of Mexican origin, although higher potency marijuana from British Columbia, Canada, can be found as well. Additionally, marijuana is grown in remote outdoor areas of the state and in smaller indoor grows.
The diversion of prescription controlled substances of concern in Wyoming. The most commonly abused are depressants, such as Valium (diazepam), and semi-synthetic narcotic painkillers, such as Vicodin (hydrocodone), Dilaudid (hydromorphone), and Percocet and Percodan (oxycodone).
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- Wyoming Facts
- In Wyoming, 24% of the substance abuse treatment being received was from residential care (National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS)).
- There were 1,139 juvenile arrests for violations of liquor laws in Wyoming during 2006.
- 2 Wyoming methamphetamine laboratory sites were reported in 2006 in which a child was present.
- In Wyoming it was estimated on a survey-weighted hierarchical Bayes estimation approach that the total number of individuals with an alcohol addiction or alcohol abuse problem over an one year period was 38,000 (Annual Averages Based on 2002 and 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health).
- Wyoming, Statistics
The population of Wyoming is 493,502 with 248,210 Males and 245,292 Females.
The population of Wyoming, breaks down into the following age groups:
Under Age 5: 30,935
Age 5-9: 34,129
Age 10-14: 38,372
Age 15-19: 41,890
Age 20-24: 33,436
Age 25-34: 59,804
Age 35-44: 78,737
Age 45-54: 73,986
Age 55-59: 24,908
Age 60-64: 19,638
Age 65-74: 31,321
Age 75-84: 19,614
Over 85: 6,732
The Median age in Wyoming, is 39.1
Wyoming SummaryWyoming Area - 91804.19 Sq. Miles
Land - 91536.59 Sq. Miles
Water - 267.60 Sq. Miles
The population Density in Wyoming is 5.39 People per Sq. Mile
Elevation of Wyoming - 5453 Feet
Timezone - Mountain (GMT -7)
Wyoming School Enrollment BreakdownAge 3 and Over enrolled in Wyoming schools - 136,170
Wyoming children enrolled in Nursery or Preschool - 7,885
Children in Wyoming enrolled in Kindergarten - 6,612
Wyoming children enrolled in Elementary School - 59,545
Wyoming Highschool Enrollment - 32,444
Wyoming College Enrollment - 29,684
Wyoming Economy and EmploymentEmployment Breakdown:16 years and over - 381,703
Total Males in Work Force in Wyoming - 140,407
Total Females in Work Force in Wyoming - 117,280
Occupation Breakdown in Wyoming:Management and Professional Occupation related jobs in Wyoming - 72,226
Service related jobs in Wyoming - 40,248
Sales and Office Related jobs in Wyoming - 58,398
Forestry, Farming and Fishing related jobs in Wyoming - 3,683
Construction and Maintenance related jobs in Wyoming - 35,535
Production and Transportation related jobs in Wyoming - 30,844
Wyoming Houselhold Income Breakdown:Household Income-
Less than $10,000 - 17,762
$10,000.00 - $14,999 - 14,561
$15,000 - $24,999 - 28,965
$25,000 - $34,999 - 27,679
$35,000 - $49,999 - 35,372
$50,000 - $74,999 - 39,108
$75,000 - $99,999 - 17,377
$100,000 - $149,999 - 8,641
$150,000 - $199,999 - 1,880
$200,000 or more - 2,442
Average Household Income in Wyoming - $35,798.12
Average Household Size in Wyoming - 2.53