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Governor to host public Town Hall meeting addressing Wyoming mental healthcare on Jan. 29

Wyoming State Capitol (Lisa Hushbeck/Cap City News)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. —​ Following strong community engagement around the state, Gov. Mark Gordon will host a Town Hall meeting addressing mental healthcare on Jan. 29 in Cheyenne.

The discussion will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Connector Auditorium inside the Wyoming Capitol. The meeting is open to the public and aims to foster open conversations with community members and partners about current efforts to increase awareness of available resources and improve access to mental healthcare.

“We have seen a great response in multiple Wyoming communities, as the challenges surrounding mental health care extend to all corners of the state,” Gov. Gordon said in a news release. “I welcome the opportunity to hear from Cheyenne residents as well.”

Gov. Gordon is prioritizing improving access to mental health resources. The Health Care Task Force is working to identify barriers, opportunities and gaps in the network of mental health and substance abuse care in the state.