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Premiere of "The Anonymous People"-A feature documentary film about the emerging New Addiction Recovery Advocacy Movement

Event Date/Time

Apr 13, 2013
6:00 pm


Premiere of

Tickets are now on sale for The Anonymous People, A feature documentary film about the emerging New Addiction Recovery Advocacy Movement


Deeply entrenched social stigma and mass participation in widely successful anonymous 12-step groups have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades. The vacuum created by this silence has been filled by sensational mass media depictions of addiction that continue to perpetuate a lurid public fascination with the dysfunctional side of what is a preventable and treatable health condition. Just like women with breast cancer, or people with HIV/AIDS, courageous addiction recovery advocates are starting to come out of the shadows to tell their true stories. The moving story of The Anonymous People will be told through the faces and voices of the leaders, volunteers, corporate executives, and celebrities who are laying it all on the line to save the lives of others just like them. This passionate new public recovery movement is fueling a changing conversation that aims to transform public opinion, and finally shift problematic policy toward lasting recovery solutions.

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Cost $10-$18

The Bushnell Theater
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorThe Connecticut Center for Addiction and Recovery

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