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The Anonymous People Review

THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction.  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.  This film aims to change that public perception by asking us the question, “are you proud enough of who you are as a recovering person to be an advocate for those that still suffer?”  Are you willing to come out of the shadows and speak about you own recovery? This film asks a tough question as the 12th tradition states, “Anonymity is the spiritual foundation for all…

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Anonymous People is here

We are moms and dads, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters – all bringing the power and proof of recovery to our communities. Together we will change public perception, and ultimately the public response to the addiction crisis…FOREVER. Will you join us? The Anonymous People shines a light on the personal and societal value of recovery through the moving stories of people who are public about what their lives are like now that they’re no longer using alcohol or other drugs. Come be part of the movement tomorrow night at the Movieland 7 movie theater in El Jebel at 7:00pm. We have a few extra tickets so please contact Donnie Hagenbart at dhagenbart@jaywalkerlodge.com or by phone 970-704-9292 ext 242. For more information on this great film please visit: Many Faces 1 Voice. We hope to see you there! Donnie Hagenbart Program Coordinator Jaywalker U

The Anonymous People

The Anonymous People shines a light on the personal and societal value of recovery through the moving stories of people who are public about what their lives are like now that they’re no longer using alcohol or other drugs.” The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. Deeply entrenched societal stigma and discrimination have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades. The fact that addiction is a preventable and treatable condition and not a moral weakness is lost in the mass medias uninformed depiction of addiction. Courageous addiction recovery advocates have come out of the shadows and a grass roots social justice movement is emerging. This passionate new public recovery movement is fueling a conversation that aims to transform public opinion, and finally shift problematic policy toward lasting recovery solutions. The disease of…

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