Wyoming Behavioral Institute


(800) 457-9312

2521 E 15th
Casper, WY 82609

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Description: Wyoming Behavioral Institute is a provider of acute psychiatric care to children, adolescents and adults. Our 85-bed hospital is located in Casper, where children ages 4 to 12, adolescents ages 13 to 17, and adults of any age can receive inpatient or outpatient care for a variety of mental health concerns. Free assessments are available 24 hours a day for anyone experiencing signs and symptoms of mental health problems or substance abuse and are completely confidential.

Mental and behavioral concerns treated at Wyoming Behavioral Institute include:



--Substance use and abuse

--Suicidal thoughts or actions

--Threats or plans to harm others

--Self-harming behaviors

--ADHD and ADD

--Oppositional defiance disorder (ODD)

--Bipolar disorder


--Other mental and behavioral problems

When an assessment shows a need for inpatient care, often the length of stay is for less than two weeks. Residential care for adolescents is also available, however, for those who need more than two weeks of inpatient care.

Our outpatient clinic provides mental health evaluations, diagnosis and treatment through therapy and medication management. Our psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants serve patients of all ages, with or without a physician referral.

Call Wyoming Behavioral Institute in Casper or visit our website to find out more about the facility or to set up a free and confidential assessment.

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Not a good place for treatment

by Sandee Sorem , 01/31/2013

My first stay at WBI in Casper was in 2007. At that time I found it to be a very good experience. The doctors, therapists and staff were very caring and genuinely concerned about my welfare and recovery. I recently spent 2 weeks there and I am sorry to say that this time the experience was entirely different. I went there because I wasn't sure if the depression was causing the pain in my body or if the pain was causing the depression. Most of the staff was arrogant and rude to the point of being uncaring. I saw my doctor 3 times and my therapist twice. I was allowed to go outside into the courtyard once but because my coat and shoes were locked up, I could not stay out for more than a few minutes. I had a severe migraine while there that they would not treat. I finally phoned the hospital for an ambulance. Then the finally covered the windows, shut of the lights and gave me an ice pack.They would not allow me to use regular lighting instead of flourescents which triggered many headaches. The timeliness of medication was terrible -- somedays taking 2 to 2.5 hours of standing in line. I also have very painful fibromyalgia for which they would give me nothing for pain. The staff was completely disorganized and spent more time talking with each other than taking care of patients. I would never recommend that anyone go there. I feel worse off now than I did when I was admitted. I was bullied and lied to and there was nothing I could do about it because I had no rights. I was treated like I was making it all up. There were a few compationate people there, but not as many as there were on power trips. They treat everyone as if they are only drug seeking -- they don't listen to you when you explain what is wrong with you and why you are there. They just assume that everyone there is either abusing alcohol or drugs or is on the verge of either killing yourself or someone else. Their care was very negligent -- almost to the point of being cruel and criminal. They need to get a clue and treat the patients with care and understanding and quit treating them like criminals. Our only "crime" is having a physical or mental illness that no one seems to understand.

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