Join us for a two hour block of programming dealing with the troubling issue of addiction in America. In "The Hungry Heart" we see how prescription drug abuse has ravished Vermont and in "Hooked" we explore the heroin epidemic in Arizona.
"The Hungry Heart" Monday at 10:00 pm
Bess O'Brien's new documentary, The Hungry Heart, which provides an intimate look at the often hidden world of prescription drug addiction through the world of Vermont Pediatrician Fred Holmes who works with patients struggling with this disease. Visit the website at http://www.thehungryheartmovie.org for more information.
"Hooked: Tracking Heroin's Hold on Arizona" Airs Monday at 11:30 pm
“Hooked: Heroin’s Hold on Arizona," is an investigative report produced by student journalists at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication on the growing perils of heroin and opioid use.
Heroin in the North Country
For more information about these issues in the North Country, watch the recent Mountain Lake Journal Special: "The Heroin Crisis: Fighting Back." The panel includes Bess O'Brien, director of the film "The Hungry Heart."