(MADISON) – 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 Menomonie Police Chief Eric Atkinson, Dunn County District Attorney Andrea Nodolf, UW-Stout Professor Julie Bates-Maves, Dunn County Criminal Justice Coordinator Sara Benedict, and participants from the Dunn County Treatment Court will facilitate a community discussion regarding addiction and mental health in western Wisconsin.
Who: Patty Schachtner, State Senator
Eric Atkinson, Menomonie Police Chief
Julie Bates-Maves, UW-Stout Professor
Andrea Nodolf, Dunn County District Attorney
Sara Benedict, Dunn County Criminal Justice Coordinator
Paige Valla, Dunn County Treatment Court Participant
Dale Amundson, Dunn County Treatment Court Graduate
What: Screening of Written Off and panel discussion
Where: University of Wisconsin – Stout
Jarvis Hall Science Wing Room 114
410 10th Avenue E
Menomonie, WI 54751
When: Thursday, October 25
6:00 – 8:00 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.