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NATIONAL METHAMPHETAMINE TRAINING & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER
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The situation: According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Methamphetamine 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 in Wyoming











-- Wyoming was among half a dozen states reporting no meth lab busts in 2009. Totals over the past seven years or reporting (DEA figures)

                               2004    2005    2006    2007    2008    2009
                                21         9          6        8          4         0

-- Spending for substance-abuse treatment, prevention and research:
                                   Amount    Per capita  Pct. of budget
Wyoming        $17M$33,02 0.41%
U.S. average    $65M       $10.64        0.37%
(From The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, Columbia University) 

-- Amount of methamphetamine seized by law enforcement (in kilograms):

                               2005    2006    2007    2008    2009    2010
                                1.8       8.7      2.8       0.3       3.6      4.7



If you have comments or information to add, please e-mail the National Meth Center
Students who said they used methamphetamine at least once in their life
Grade:    9th                           10th                         11th                          12th                       
Wyoming
U.S. Avg.
3.6%
3.3%
5.5%
3.7%
5.0%
5.2%
4.1%
4.5%
Source: 2009 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Treatment admissions where meth was the primary drug of the patient.
U.S. Avg.    6.3%

Wyoming                        11.2%