Event to address addiction and mental health in region
Senator Patty Schachtner (D-Somerset) will host a free, public screening of Written Off, a documentary film about Matt Edwards’ battle with addiction.
Following the screening, Sen. Schachtner and a panel including St. Croix County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Supervisor Kristin DePrey, St. Croix County Behavioral Health Administrator Steve Kirt, St. Croix County Judge Michael Waterman, New Richmond Police Chief Craig Yehlik, Hudson Hospital Programs for Change Director Peter Van Dusartz, and a participant from the St. Croix County Drug Court will facilitate a community discussion regarding addiction and mental health in western Wisconsin.
Who: Patty Schachtner, State Senator
Kristin DePrey, St. Croix County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Supervisor
Steve Kirt, St. Croix County Behavioral Health Administrator
Michael Waterman, St. Croix County Judge
Craig Yehlik, New Richmond Police Chief
Peter Van Dusartz, Hudson Hospital Programs for Change Director
St. Croix County Drug Court Participant
What: Screening of Written Off and panel discussion
Where: Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
1019 S Knowles Ave
New Richmond, WI 54017
When: Wednesday, May 1
6 – 8 p.m.
No RSVP is required. Individuals may contact Sen. Schachtner’s office by phone at (608) 266-7745 or by email Sen.Schachtner@legis.wi.gov for more information.