Right now meth addiction is a crisis in our communities.
400 new people use meth in Wisconsin every single day, according to numbers from the state attorney general’s office. That’s why they’ve launched the Know Meth campaign, to educate the public and stop the drugs hold on users.
For those looking to get clean, there are resources available.
In the La Crosse area, you can contact Great Rivers 211. You can just call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 89211.
In the Chippewa Valley there are two places to reach out to:
The Wausau Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in the downtown area, has a methadone clinic. The phone number to call for more information is 844-900-0699. You can click here for their website.
And in the Northwoods there’s the Human Service Center, offering counseling and treatment for substance abuse. You can reach them at 715-369-2215. You can click here for the link to their website.
To see the Know Meth campaign, click here.