New Documentary Film: “Reversing the Stigma”

NYS OASAS’ and the NYS Media Service Center’s documentary “Reversing the Stigma” is now available on YouTube. The full-length film highlights the work being done in New York State to combat addiction, reminding viewers that addiction is a treatable chronic disease. Multiple people are profiled in various stages of recovery, sharing their stories and experiences. Friends of Recovery – New York recently showed the film at their 2017 Recovery Conference, followed by an engaging panel discussion. Other organizations around NYS are encouraged to also show the film to start conversations and bring attention to the chronic disease of addiction. The full documentary can be viewed here. The film is also being shown at various events around New York as well as on local tv stations, and a list of these showings can be found here.