(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 River Falls Police Chief Gordon Young, Pierce County Judge Joseph Boles, Pierce County District Attorney Sean Froelich, Pierce County Drug Court Coordinator Mary Kelly, and participants from the Pierce County Drug Court will facilitate a community discussion regarding addiction and mental health in western Wisconsin.

Who:       Patty Schachtner, State Senator

    Gordon Young, River Falls Police Chief

    Joseph Boles, Pierce County Judge

    Sean Froelich, Pierce County District Attorney

    Mary Kelly, Pierce County Drug Court Coordinator

    Pierce County Drug Court Participants


What:     Screening of Written Off and panel discussion

Where:  University of Wisconsin – River Falls

                University Center, Riverview Ballroom – 2nd Floor

                410 S 3rd St.

                  River Falls, WI 54022


When:    Monday, March 18

                  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.