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Division on Addictions Presents: A Film & Networking Event -- Featuring The Fix
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When: 10/2/2015
6-9 PM
Where: Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall
The New School
55 West 13th Street, Room I202
New York, New York  10011
United States
Contact: NYSPA Central Office

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NYSPA's Division on Addictions Presents:

A Film and Networking Event — Featuring The Fix



6 - 6:40 PM   Wine and cheese.  Meet and greet. 
6:40 - 7:50   A viewing of The Fix - The Healing is Mutual  - A film about methadone treatment, hepatitis C, and the power of storytelling in the Bronx.
7:50 - 8:15   A panel discussion including Dr. Sarah Church (Executive Director, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Division on Substance Abuse) and one of the film's participants.
8:15 - 9:00   Further networking opportunities.


About the Film 

Junior, a young father trying to turn his life around after years of heroin addiction, joins forces with a group of former injection-drug users in the Bronx to fight the disease in their community. Knitting personal narratives together with a profile of innovative programs at a methadone clinic, the film explores the concept of storytelling as an instrument of change and gives a powerful voice to a marginalized population. Ultimately a very personal story of redemption and hope, The Fix puts a human face on addiction and disease with sensitivity and grace.