Recovery on Film

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Bill White’s talk in London in 2009

Film from William L White London talk in 2009 (organised by Action on Addiction and Wired In) on addiction recovery. Includes recovery advocacy, recovery communities, recovery management and treatment. [6 clips]

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CCAR films

Three films from Connecticut Community of Addiction Recovery (CCAR) on the healing power of recovery, making recovery visible and recovery walks. [3 clips]

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Celebrating Recovery

Featuring The Anonymous People documentary from US, and films from the UK Recovery Academy, RIOT Radio, recoverees in Doncaster and The Basement Recovery Project in Halifax [5 clips].

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David McCollom and DMC Media

David, who is in recovery himself, uses film to empower people – here’s a selection of his work [6 clips]

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Documentary Films

A selection focused on drugs, addiction, recovery, treatment and life [3 clips]

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Family members

Film clips showing that family members of a person with drug and alcohol addiction develop their own problems from which they need recovery. [3 clips]

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ManyFaces1Voice

With the release of The Anonymous People documentary film, Faces & Voices of Recovery and their partners are collaborating to launch a new campaign, ManyFaces1Voice, to engage and mobilize the newly emerging constituency to transform public attitudes and policies affecting people seeking or in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

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Pat Deegan film clips

Pat is a leading mental health recovery advocate, as well as psychologist and researcher [4 clips]

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Phil Valentine interview

Film clips of ​Phil Valentine, Executive Director of CCAR, discussing addiction recovery, recovery-based care, and recovery communities. [9 clips]

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Phil Valentine talk

Talk given by Phil Valentine of CCAR in Cardiff, UK 2011 where he discusses recovery, recovery-based care and recovery communities. [5 clips]

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Plenary talks

Films of the plenary talks at the 2012 Refocus on Recovery conference in London. Includes mental health recovery advocates Mark Ragins and Mike Slade.

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Recovery and what it means

What is does it mean being in recovery? Film made by mental health recoveree and involves four people diagnosed with schizophrenia. ​ [2 clips]

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Recovery Stories

Filmed stories of Noreen Oliver, Ed Mitchell, Tovah Cottle, David McCollum and more  [8 clips]

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Stopping heroin use

Wired In film of the views and experiences of nine heroin users and former users in South Wales. [5 clips]

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