WHAT: Free showing of award-winning documentary “Written Off,” including a reception before the film and a panel discussion after.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 – 9:30 PM
WHERE: The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001
WHO: Anyone seeking a better understanding of how the opiate crisis impacts families and what can be done about it. Please note this film can potentially be a trigger for those in recovery, or too painful to watch for those who have a loved one struggling with addiction or who has succumbed to a fatal overdose. See http://www.written-off.com/ for the trailer and website.
HOW: Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/written-off-washington-dc-premier-tickets-34912855290?discount=phoenixrising – PLEASE BE SURE TO USE THE PHOENIX RISING OPTION, AS THIS WILL SUPPORT OUR WORK TO RE-OPEN AMERICA’S FIRST SCHOOL FOR TEENS IN RECOVERY FROM AN ALCOHOL OR OTHER DRUG ADDCITION. (Ahead of its time, MCPS opened this recovery school in 1979, but closed it in 2012.)
WHAT ELSE: All who register receive a complementary ticket from the Newseum for a future visit.
Type of Event:
Communication/Media (proclamation signing, press event, radio or television programming, op-ed, article or journal publication, book signing, blogging, etc.)