Held Hostage by Heroin: MACY at Central Wisconsin State Fair

Held Hostage by Heroin: MACY at Central Wisconsin State Fair

A Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach and Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth column (Submitted to FOCUS)

Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) and Marshfield Clinic will have a booth in the white Expo building at the Central Wisconsin State Fair Aug. 31-Sept. 4 to provide education on efforts to reduce prescription drug abuse and heroin use in Marshfield.

MACY’s Drug Task Force will share materials and resources created for a community awareness campaign called “Held Hostage by Heroin.”

Visitors of all ages can participate in activities for a chance to win prizes, receive free popcorn or can purchase 2018 MACY calendars that include beautiful pictures of local scenery taken by a Marshfield resident. Proceeds will benefit coalition efforts to reduce and prevent underage drinking, prescription drug abuse and heroin use in Marshfield.

Visitors can also participate in a survey to gauge community perception of Marshfield’s illicit drug use. To participate in the survey, visit www.marshfield4youth.org for more information.

Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) is working to make Marshfield the best place to raise a family. MACY’s Drug Task Force is striving to reduce and prevention prescription drug abuse and heroin use. MACY is supported by Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach and more than 200 members representing over 40 organizations in Marshfield.

Ask Marshfield Police Department
Question: How does law enforcement work with Crime Stoppers?

Answer: Crime Stoppers is a cooperative effort between law enforcement agencies, the business community, media and the public, which provides law enforcement agencies with the information they need to solve crimes. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information which assists law enforcement in solving crimes, and by guaranteeing that the tipster’s identity remains unknown. To report a tip:

Call 1-877-325-7867
Text keyword WCCS and your message to “CRIMES” (274637)
Visit the Web site: www.woodcountycrimestoppers.com
Visit Facebook: www.facebook.com/WoodCountyCrimeStoppers 

Schedule a MACY Drug Task Force presentation or submit “Ask Marshfield Police Department” questions to Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach at 715-221-8400 or email [email protected]

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