HBO - Addiction DVD

Why Can't They Just Stop? - 4 Disc Set
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Several of the nation's leading experts on drug and alcohol addiction, together with a group of accomplished filmmakers, have assembled to create ADDICTION, an unprecedented documentary aimed at helping Americans understand addiction as a treatable brain disease. It is a subject that touches all our lives. One in four Americans has a family member who is struggling with addiction. Currently addiction affects over 22 million Americans, yet under 10 percent of those individuals are receiving treatment. The documentary addresses different aspects of the disease in order to shed light on the most current, promising developments in the field. Through personal stories from addicts and the loved ones who struggle to help them find treatment, the HBO ADDICTION Documentary replaces common misconceptions with insight into addiction's complexity.

This 4 Disc set includes:

The entire HBO ADDICTION Series, a 90-minute documentary, plus

Addiction: The Supplementary Series Over 5 hours of additional material, including

* Thirteen comprehensive segments, including What is Addiction?, Understanding Relapse, The Search for Treatment: A Challenging Journey, The Adolescent Addict and more.

* Interviews with noted authorities on the subject of addiction and co-occurring psychiatric disorders as well as the most effective treatments.

A twelve-page program guide featuring summary points, questions for care providers, online resources and other key information.

4 DVDs, Disks 1 - 90 min, Disk 2 - 118 min, Disk 3 - 93 min, Disc 4 - 115 min. Published Year: 2006

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