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Wyoming Fighting to Keep Mental Health a Priority

Publication Date: Jan 06, 2022

"As funding for mental health services in Wyoming is reduced, mental health providers say they need more" (Wyoming Public Media, 2021). 

This is the situation that Wyoming finds themselves in when it comes to mental health awareness and promotion. So many residents of Wyoming depend on the state's access to resources to combat mental health challenges. Paul Demple, the CEO of Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center in Sheridan, WY, said, “I genuinely think the people in the [Wyoming] Department of Health, the people in the governor’s office, the legislature—people are supportive of this in Wyoming.”

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