The Hungry Heart, Film looks at prescription opiate addiction

Film looks at prescription opiate addiction - Stowe Reporter | The hometown newspaper for Stowe,Vermont.: News: "Director Bess O’Brien didn’t know much about prescription drug addiction when she started work on “The Hungry Heart.” That changed over the eight months she spent interviewing young Vermonters addicted to prescription opiates, as well as the doctors and mental-health professionals working to help them become sober. The Kingdom County Productions film will be shown Saturday at Peoples Academy in Morrisville and Sunday at Stowe High School. It follows young adults in the St. Albans area as they struggle with their addictions, work to overcome them and, in some cases, relapse. . . ."

Norwich service for lives lost to addiction
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Lives lost through drugs or alcohol addiction will be remembered at a service at Norwich Cathedral on September 26, supported by the Matthew Project....

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