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.

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Chippewa County & Meth Usage

Methamphetamine is intensely addictive, and it affects the brain and body. Meth users are often aggressive, paranoid, and delusional - spelling harm for people around them.

Chippewa County has seen a massive increase in meth use in the last four years, and it's tearing families apart.

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Who We Are

Chippewa County has proven that it can overcome adversity. Our people come together in the wake of tragedy and natural disasters. During every crisis we've faced, we've demonstrated that we will always help our neighbors.

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.

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** Meth Impact Monday **

Sharing stories or details of our lives is not always easy. It can be paralyzing and downright scary to put ourselves out there! But, the benefits of giving someone else a shared experience, to let them know that they are not the only one struggling, and to show that there is hope? That is priceless!

Meth affects us all, even if we don't want to admit it. It isn't just the user's problem, but it's the family's, their church's, and ultimately the community's. So at what point do we say enough?

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“Despite thinking it is not possible; there are many people who have recovered from meth addiction, including myself. Most people will not discuss their previous addiction due to the heavy stigma. For me, my path to wellness included finding a healthy support system, giving back to my community, and a daily meditation practice. Having a network that accepts me how I am and is invested in my success has been paramount in my ability to survive meth addiction.“

Sarah Ferber, Associate Director of EXPO-Statewide

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