Documentary screening of Written Off to be held Dec. 2 at Omak PAC


OMAK - A Documentary Screening of Written Off will be held on Dec. 2 at the Omak Performing Arts Center (PAC). Dinner is at 5 p.m. and the film screening will begin at 6:30 p.m. It will be hosted by Family Health Centers, Opioid Treatment Network and sponsored by Grant County Health District, North Central Accountable Community of Health, Wenatchee Valley College, Oroville C.A.R.E.S and Okanogan Behavioral Health. 

Written Off focuses attention on the opioid crisis through a unique first-person account of addiction. The film chronicles the life of Matthew Edwards, whose addiction to opioids began at age 15, after being prescribed pain medicine for a minor surgery.  His grippingly honest writing reveals the secrets he tried so hard to conceal throughout a decade long struggle to escape addiction. Film tells gripping tale, challenges, and stigma.ghout a decade long struggle to escape addiction. 

Film tells gripping tale, challenges, and stigma.

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