Governor Mark Gordon has announced that he will host a Town Hall meeting in Casper on February 13 to discuss mental health care. The event is open to the public and will take place at Casper College Wheeler Music Hall from 1:30 to 3 pm. During the meeting, Governor Gordon hopes to hear from local communities about the efforts underway to increase awareness of available resources and improve access to mental health care. Representatives of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches, as well as local elected officials, are invited to attend.
Last week, Governor Gordon launched an initiative to address Wyoming’s ongoing mental health crisis. He has identified five pillars that are critical to improving outcomes for those battling mental health issues, which he will outline during the Casper Town Hall. The Governor believes that community engagement from these events has helped him identify priorities and the most significant problems facing Wyoming’s mental health system. He is looking forward to getting feedback directly from Casper residents about his plan and discussing strategies aimed at addressing the crisis with other officials present.
The Town Hall serves as an opportunity for community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences directly with the Governor and other officials. It provides a platform for local communities to voice their concerns and provide input on how to address mental health care in the region. The Governor and attendees will engage in discussions on strategies aimed at making progress toward ensuring that more resources are available to those who need them.
Overall, Governor Gordon is committed to improving access to mental health resources in Wyoming. He believes that by working together with local communities and officials, they can make a difference in addressing this important issue facing many families across the state.