Register For The Wyoming Meth & Substance Abuse Conference -
October 4th-5th 2023

The 20th Annual Meth Conference has been authorized to offer the following CEUs for this conference:
Mental Healthcare Professionals: 12 CEUs
PTSB (Teachers): 1 CEU
Law Enforcement: 14 Post Credits

The 20th Annual Meth & Substance Abuse Conference, held at the Ramkota Hotel in Casper, Wyoming, offers a comprehensive array of information for educators, counselors, and the public to better understand and address the trends and treatment of substance abuse.

Attendees will gain knowledge on a variety of topics related to substance abuse, including recognizing and dealing with signs of addiction, effective interventions for alcohol and drug addiction/dependence, the relationship between addiction and domestic violence, and the dangers of opiates and methamphetamine. They will also be informed of the latest trends and legislative updates in these areas. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to gain insight on how substance abuse impacts our communities, businesses, and families from expert speakers in the fields of medicine, counseling, and law enforcement. Some speakers will also be visiting local high schools to share their expertise with students.

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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

7:30 to 8:30-Terrace- Continental Breakfast

7:30 to 8:30-Lobby- Registration

8:30 to 8:45-Grand Ballroom- Welcome Remarks- Jean Davies, Co-Chair & Bruce Knell, Casper Mayor

8:45 to 10:15- Grand Ballroom, Opening Speaker- Laura Stack-Director Johnny’s Ambassador’s

10:15 to 10:30- Break

10:30 to 12:00- Grand Ballroom- Jim Shuler, MD- Meth Addictionologist Fentanyl

12:00 to 1:00- Terrace- Lunch

1:00 to 2:30- Breakout Sessions

South-Jim Shuler, DO, MS., Stimulants and Substance Use Disorder

Central-Jennie Miller, Ph.D., Wyoming Meth Project Art Contest: A State-wide Educational/Prevention Model

North-Maria Wells, Tiffany Elliott and Jon Oickle- Substance Use Programming and Reentry of Criminal Justice-Involve Individuals

2:30 to 2:45 Break

2:45 to 4:15 Resume Breakouts

Thursday, October 5th, 2023

7:30 to 8:30- Terrace- Continental Breakfast

8:30 to 8:45- Grand Ballroom- Ben Mattila, Co-Chair and Steve Freel, Natrona County Commissioner

8:45 to 10:15- Opening Speaker- Ben Court- Treating cannabis use disorder in today’s world

10:15 to 10:30- Break

10:30 to 12:00- Grand Ballroom- Roger McDaniel- What’s Past is prologue and Kurt Zunker- 25 Years of Wyoming Drug Courts

12:00 to 1:00- Terrace- Lunch

1:00 to 2:30- Breakout Sessions

South-Ryan Cox, DCI- Wyoming updates

Central- Gary Goldberg, DEA Chemist- Fentanyl: Everything you need to know.


2:30 to 2:45- Break

2:45 to 4:15- Resume Breakouts