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CHAMP (Chemical Health Awareness and Meth Prevention) coalition coordinator Heidi Happel spoke to Menahga area residents Monday about underage drinking and ways to prevent it. (Riham Feshir / Enterprise)

Menahga weighs in on underage drinking

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Eighteen-year-old Olivia Archer is an addict who's been clean for nine months.

She wants to see more interaction between separate cliques in the schools in order to reduce the temptation to drink.


"The people that are more inviting are the ones drinking," she said.

At a town hall meeting Monday night, Wadena County CHAMP program coordinators presented ways to prevent underage drinking and gathered feedback from the audience.

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