Join S.A.F.E. Project on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to watch the Premiere of NOVA “ADDICTION” on your local PBS station. (Please check your local listings for times.)
Hear firsthand from individuals struggling with substance use disorder and follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they investigate why addiction is not a moral failing, but a chronic, treatable medical condition. Producer, director and writer Sarah Holt interviewed families across the nation reeling from this epidemic, including Mary and Sandy Winnefeld.
Easy access to drugs like heroin, fentanyl, and even prescription medications like OxyContin has fueled an epidemic of addiction—the deadliest in U.S. history.
Now, science is revealing how addiction affects the brain, and top experts are gathering evidence about how we should address our drug problem, from embracing evidence-based treatments, to rethinking public policies.