What is the mission of the PMO?
Through collaboration and partnerships, the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming is dedicated to strengthening the prevention efforts around alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, suicide and chronic disease.

 What is the vision of the PMO?
A healthier Wyoming, free of suicide, chronic disease and the abuses of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

How is the PMO organized?

  • A staff of 10 organizational leaders fulfill the leadership, communications, marketing and administrative duties from offices in Buffalo, Cody and Cheyenne.
  • Four Community Prevention Managers (CPMs) – two who oversee alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and two who oversee suicide prevention – provide local strategic planning, community support and capacity building from base offices in Laramie, Buffalo, Casper and Kemmerer.
  • The PMO has a total of 42 highly skilled and well-trained Community Prevention Professionals (CPPs) dedicated to work individually or in teams in their respective counties.
    (Click here to find your local CPP)
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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training for the public coming in July

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainers (ASIST) conducted a first-ever training in Lander earlier this year, co-sponsored by the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, in partnership with the Grace For 2 Brothers Foundation. In celebration of that success, an ASIST workshop is being made available to anyone in Fremont County.

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Prevention Management Organization congratulates new smoke-free businesses on World No Tobacco Day

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Wyoming Prevention Management Organization – Fremont County is joining the World Health Organization today to mark World No Tobacco Day. The designation is to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

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Public Town Hall meeting on points demerit system for bars is set for tomorrow

(Riverton, Wyo.) – A public Town Hall Panel discussion with elected officials, law enforcement and  liquor establishments in Riverton to discuss a points demerit
system for bar owners is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. tomorrow at Central Wyoming College. The meeting will be held in the Fremont Room (SC103).

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Learn more about TiPS with an upcoming Free training

TIPS® (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the global leader in education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. Proven effective by third-party studies, TIPS is a skills-based training program that is designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking, and drunk driving.