Projects

Our innovative teams are working together to fight the meth problem in Chippewa County. As a result, we are always brainstorming, researching, and implementing ideas that will help solve this issue. Visit often to stay up-to-date.

By coming together, we can curb the meth problem and start improving our community.

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Our Goals

Reduce the number of meth-related referrals to the District Attorney

Reduce the number of children removed from their homes

Increase student feelings of safety as measured by the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in Chippewa County

Current Action Planning

Create opportunities for anonymous tip line and education related to reporting:

  • Videos and how to guides
  • Crime Stoppers
  • Magnets, posters, resources to aide people in reporting activity, fridge cards that ask questions
  • Reporting resources for truck drivers, high traffic areas
  • Posters, brochures in break rooms etc.
  • Provide community education county-wide

Faith and service organization involvement in:

Jails, youth programs, NA/AA, and foster care recruitment

Education and buy-in from businesses related to:

ACES, drug trends, working with people in recovery and treatment, hosting NA/AA meetings, and job coaching

 

Projects and Achievements

Ongoing   Volunteering
Our volunteers are busy making a difference by representing the Campaign at community events, parades, National Night Out events, and so much more. Follow us on Facebook to learn more!

Ongoing   Presentations
Completed numerous presentations related to the campaign to service groups, organizations, and stakeholders.

Ongoing   Distributed Articles
Distributed articles related to the campaign and published in newsletters, sent to stakeholders, volunteers, etc.

July 2022   Western Region Meth Recovery Summit
Participated in a daylong summit at Northwood Tech in Rice Lake and presented during the Innovative Programming break out.

March 2022   District Days
Participated in Representatives' Jesse James and Rob Summerfield's District Days with the Chippewa Falls Police Dept to discuss all things related to drug use.

February 2022   Your Company Can Afford an EAP
Partnered with Chippewa Economic Development Corporation to present an introduction to Chippewa Valley's EAPs brought to you by Nicole Lillis, Support to Communities Project Coordinator at Workforce Resource, Inc.

January 2022   Hidden in Plain Sight Virtual Tour
Take an interactive tour of a child's bedroom where 38 every day items have been hidden in plain sight, and have been modified to hide drugs, contraband, and paraphernalia.

October 2021   Thanked Area Law Enforcement
Handed out 200+ Thank You cards to area law enforcement officers and their support staff for their dedication to the Chippewa Valley, and fighting the war on drugs with us.

September 2021   Testify at Assembly Committee Meeting
Testified in front of the Wisconsin Assembly Committee “Substance Abuse & Prevention” Meeting in Madison, WI.

July 2021   Community Presence
Began volunteering as a campaign at various community events including Agnes Table, National Night Outs, Parades

June 2021   Legislative Sit-Down
Met with Representative Jesse James along with volunteers from the campaign and people with lived experience to share stories, needs etc. Invited to Madison to discuss further.

May 2021   Crime Stoppers
Began process for creating a Crime Stopper in Chippewa County to help with prevention and education of the community

May 2021   Action Planning
Post pandemic action planning with core team and volunteers to refine next steps

February 2020   Dollar Dazzle Fundraiser
Participated in a fundraising event for the campaign

January 2020   Volunteer Sub-Committee
Formed a volunteer sub-committee and appointed a volunteer chair to assist with this task

November 2019   Community Kick-Off Events
Met with 300 community members at various events to provide education, discuss campaign goals and receive feedback, suggestions, and questions

October 2019   State Opioid/Meth Summit
Sent four volunteers to the state Opioid/Meth Summit with grant funds

October 2019   Website
Created this website to provide information, resources, and education

October 2019   Documentary
Created a documentary in partnership with WQOW which was introduced at community events and placed on the website

September 2019   K9 Cards
Each law enforcement department created K9 cards and placed logo on back for promotion

September 2019   Business Cards for County Tip Line
Created tip line cards to hand out to the public to promote "see something, say something"

September 2019   Hidden in Plain Sight Room
Purchased an educational Hidden in Plain Sight Room with grant funds to use at community events to promote education

September 2019   Brochures, Yard Flags, and Pens
Created brochures and disbursed yard flags to support the campaign

September 2019   Adverse Childhood Experience Trainings
Hosted two community trainings related to ACES andresiliency

June 2019   Taskforce Chair Trainings
Held trainings for taskforce team chairs