Documentary about crack addiction
Crack addiction documentary
If you’re looking to relate, check out Hitting Rock Bottom.
This documentary TV-quality series (available online) follows the stories of addicts from the beginning right on through the difficult parts of addiction. What makes the series compelling is that:
1. An addict tells you the story.
2. Actors dramatize it.
3. The story comes alive.
What’s missing in our circles of addiction treatment and recovery is this very visual way of relating to one another. Our stories are spoken rather than SEEN. Hitting Rock Bottom fills that gap. Episodes are:
- difficult to watch
- evoke emotion
- evoke empathy and compassion
Not only are episodes of Hitting Rock Bottom good for addicts (whether in rehab or not), it’s also good for those that want to understand addiction more. While treatment centers might consider using these documentaries in their treatment modalities, policy makers, lobbyists, and organizations interested in breaking down the stigma attached to addiction can benefit from the videos, too.
If you’re looking for a documentarian’s view of addiction and recovery, check out Hitting Rock Bottom. They’re currently looking for producers and backers who can help them continue to create episodes that can compel people to step back and change their own lives…for the better.
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