Wyoming Drug Problem 13th Worst In Nation
The first step in fixing a problem is admitting you have a problem.
Wyoming has an ugly problem for such a beautiful state. President Nixon started a national war on drugs in 1971, but since that hasn’t worked, now President Trump wants increased penalties and even the death penalty in some cases.
WalletHub factored arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and meth-lab incidents per capita and found the three worst problem states are District of Columbia, Missouri and New Hampshire.
Wyoming is number 13 overall and tied with South Dakota for 1st place in most drug arrests per capita.
Wyoming tries to help and comes up at number 47 for the most treatment facilities per 100,000 drug users. Start with this HELPLINE. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)