Child and adolescent programs at Wyoming Behavioral Institute are offered for young patients who struggle with behavioral issues or a mental health disorder. Comprised of various group therapies, social activities, educational services and peer support, these programs are intended to promote positive thinking and healthy conflict resolution.
Our young patients receive educational services from state-certified teaching staff while in our care. We strongly encourage outpatient services after discharge to promote long-term progress and mental wellness.
For more information on youth behavioral health services, please view our patient handbook.
“This was such an amazing place that truly did help me through this hard time in my life. I can’t put into words how truly grateful I am for all of you and what you’ve done for me. I don’t know what would have or could have happened if I hadn’t gotten the amazing help I did.”
Stephen L. Brown, MD, Medical Director
Dr. Stephen Brown is board certified in general, child and adolescent psychiatry. He directs a private practice in child and adolescent psychiatry in Casper. He also is the medical director of Wyoming Behavioral Institute. He received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Southern California and trained at Washington University in St. Louis’ Barnes and St. Louis Children’s Hospital where he received the Award for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Brown has been honored with the Distinguished Fellow of the APA designation. He also teaches psychiatry for the University of Washington and the University of Wyoming to WWAMI students and family practice residents.
Lida Prypchan, MD
Dr. Lida Prypchan completed her medical education at the University of Carabobo in Venezuela, the Universidad Central de Venezuela and Elmhurst Hospital Center/Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where she also completed a two-year fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Prypchan’s experience includes working as a research associate in the fields of schizophrenia, anxiety disorders in children and adolescents and diagnostic classification systems in psychiatry. More than 200 articles authored by Dr. Prypchan have been published. She is a three-time recipient of the National Award of Scientific Journalism in Valencia, Venezuela.
For more information or to arrange a confidential assessment at no charge, please call 800-457-9312. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.