Building Merrill Series: Straight Forward-The Truth About Addiction

Building Merrill Series continues April 12 for the local Premiere of “Straight Forward: The Truth About Addiction”:

The public is invited to attend on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln County Service Center Upper Level Assembly Room.

The event features a group of diverse young Wisconsinites from across the state sharing their personal stories of: how they became addicted; what happened with their addiction; what prompted them to get help; what they would say to others; and the hope and confidence they now have for their futures. The documentary also includes stories from parents with an addicted child, and a child who had an addicted parent.

  • Learn more about preventing opioid and narcotic addiction.
  • Hear how documentary participants found hope.
  • Discuss with a panel of local individuals ways we are supporting individuals in recovery.
  • Learn about actions you can take by disposing of unused or unwanted prescription medications.

Snacks will be provided. No Pre-Registration Required.

For more information, go to the library website or contact Debbie Moellendorf at 715-539-1077 or via email at

This event is hosted by the Lincoln County Drug Free Coalition, and the Tomahawk Library. Funding provided by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant. The Building Merrill Series is co-supported by The Interactivity Foundation (IF), the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) and T.B. Scott Free Library.