As reported in Meth overwhelms health care, criminal justice systems in La Crosse County. (La Crosse Tribune, 2/22/2016)
Hundreds of people in dozens of professions are fighting La Crosse County’s drug problem, but arrests are increasing, more users are hospitalized and one local clinic last year alone distributed hundreds of thousands of needles to addicts. Some needles end up littered across the city, exposing the public to deadly infections.
Of related interest:
Frontline: The Meth Epidemic. (PBS, 2011)