Dec. 19, 2017 – Richfield, WI – About 40 people gathered at the Richfield Fire Department on Sunday in a Candlelight Vigil for people who have lost a loved one to drugs. The gathering was an effort to provide a degree of healing and strength during the holiday.
Three organizations sponsored the event including the Heroin Task Force, Stop Heroin Now and Elevate.
If people are looking for more help during the holidays below is a list of local organizations and contact numbers.
Life of Hope – suicide and awareness prevention
Elevate – Community resource center
ELEVATE INC., N169 W21005 MEADOW LANE, JACKSON, WI 53037262-677-2216 [email protected].ORG
Washington County Heroin Task Force
Stop Heroin Now
Stop Heroin Now is a Wisconsin-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting the opioid and heroin epidemic throughout the United States. We accomplish this through education, prevention, awareness and rehabilitation.
Unity Club – 1715 Creek Road in West Bend
Please keep in mind the Unity Club is NOT AA, ALANON, or NA but provides a meeting place for recovering alcoholics, addict’s codependent’s and their families.