Wisconsin Health News
Northern Wisconsin opioid and methamphetamine treatment programs funded by the state served 939 people last year, according to an annual report recently submitted to the Legislature.
Last year was the fifth year of operation for programs located at HSHS St. Vincent’s Hospital and Libertas Treatment Center, Family Health Center of Marshfield and NorthLakes Community Clinic. They were in their second year for methamphetamine treatment.
Family Health Center of Marshfield also runs a program in Ladysmith and NorthLakes Community Clinic has partnered on a program with Lake Superior Community Health Center. Both of those programs were in their second year of operation.
The total grant funding was $2.3 million for the initiative.The report includes additional data on the number of people served by the programs, their improvement in quality of life and demographics.