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Locate a Prescription Drop-Off Box Near You
Follow the link below to find out ways to safely dispose of or donate unused medications. Disposing or donating unused medications is an important step in the prevention of prescription drug abuse, misuse, and accidental poisonings. 
Wyoming Medication Donation Program
Don't let unused medication go to waste. Consider contributing to the Wyoming Medication Donation Program. Sealed, in-date medications are used to assist Wyoming residents who cannot afford their prescriptions. The program provides immediate prescription help by re-dispensing acceptable donated medications and provides advice on lower-cost options. 
Medication Assisted Treatment Services in Wyoming
The Wyoming Department of Health Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services provides information about connecting with high-quality mental health and substance use treatment services in communities across Wyoming.
National News
Best Practices for Treating Children & Adolescent Dental Pain
Nearly 25% of the first opioid prescriptions for children and adolescents comes from dentists. Learn how treating dental pain in this patient population can be done without the use of opioids. Read about the research that has been done in this area and how it can impact best practices in dental care.
Health and Human Services Health People 2030
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthy People 2030 is the nation's 10 year plan for addressing our most critical public health priorities and challenges. This decade, Healthy People 2030 features 355 core - or measurable - objectives with 10 year targets and new objectives related to opioid use disorder and youth e-cigarette use, and resources for adapting Healthy People 2030 to emerging public health threats like COVID-19. 

Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic Special Publication
The National Academy of Medicine created five action-oriented priorities to support the need to collaboratively develop a harmonized interprofessional, person and family centered approach for the continuum of health professionals education to more effectively address the opioid crisis.