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Pushback against drug abuse in Marathon County

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The Marathon County Alcohol And Other Drug Partnership continues its effort to raise awareness about illegal drug abuse.

Social Worker Melissa Dotter says the effort has recently focused on heroin and it  is three-pronged.

"We are trying to educate people. Step up enforcement and engage the community. We need everyone working together to make sure that no on agency has to do everything. It takes a everyone to work together, " says Dotter.

Dotter spoke with members of Crimestoppers to partner with it.

She hopes to help raise awareness about the toll free Crimestoppers tip  line you can remain anonymous on this line and could be eligible for a cash reward. : 1-877-409-8777.

Text tips can be sent to MCTIP plus message 274637.

or report online www.marathoncountycrimestoppers.org

Citizens Against Drug Dealers or CADD can be reached at 715-261-7890

The Pushback campaign will hold a news conference at 9 in the morning on July 9th, 2013 on the 400 Block to talk about the latest efforts.

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