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.

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