Meth Happens Here
You know methamphetamine: It’s a powerful stimulant with destructive effects. But did you know that it’s rampant here in Chippewa County?
The numbers tell the story: Meth-related referrals to the district attorney have risen 256% since 2015. This affects all of us—from Chippewa Falls and Bloomer to Holcombe and Boyd.
You can help. Learn how you can take a stand against meth in Chippewa County.
Take A Stand Against Meth
By working together, we can improve our community.
Who We Are
Chippewa County has proven before that it can overcome adversity. Our people come together in the wake of tragedy and natural disasters. We’ve demonstrated that when a crisis arises, we’ll always put neighbors over personal needs.
The Leaders in Chippewa County see the power in this civic-mindedness, and they’re recruiting the community to help take a stand against meth.
What We’re Doing
Innovation teams will work together to solve the meth problem in Chippewa County.
Assembling Skilled Teams
Volunteers will be assigned to teams based on their passion and expertise. Teams are organized by the following skillsets: business, faith, school, service organizations, law enforcement, and health & wellness.
Analyzing and Taking Action
Each team will conduct a research-backed analysis of the meth problem in Chippewa County, then propose and act on a unique solution.
By coming together, we can curb the meth problem and start improving our community. Join us.
See how meth can take people to their breaking point.
What We’re Facing
Northwest Wisconsin has seen a massive increase in meth use in the last four years, and it’s tearing families apart.
Meth has serious effects in Chippewa County.
Increase in meth-related referrals to district attorney2
What this means: More meth use means more crime and more victims.
Increase in out-of-home placements2
What this means: Many more tax dollars will be needed for these placements.
Increase in referrals to Child Protective Services2
What this means: More children are living in unsafe, unhappy homes.
Sarah Ferber, Associate Director of EXPO-Statewide
What You Can Do
By volunteering, you’re taking part in a collaborative effort to improve Chippewa County.
Ready to help? Just fill out the contact form and press “Get Started” to get your volunteer application. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, I Want To Help!
This information will be used by our core team strictly for contact purposes, and will not be sold or otherwise distributed to outside parties.
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