MTV Marks National Recovery Month with New Limited Series ’16 and Recovering’ Premiering Tuesday, September 1st at 9PM ET/PT
The four-part docu-series follows nine students at Northshore Recovery High School, which was founded to address the rise in adolescent addiction.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and MTV collaborate to provide information through 16andrecovering.com
New York – August 24, 2020 – Today, MTV announced 16 and Recovering, a brutally honest wake-up call in the tradition of 16 and Pregnant, which helped reduce teen pregnancy to record lows (National Bureau of Economic Research). The four-part docu-series following nine students at Northshore Recovery High School, which was founded to address the rise in adolescent addiction, is from Emmy(R)-nominated Steve Liss and Regina K. Scully of the Artemis Rising Foundation and premieres on Tuesday, September 1st at 9PM ET/PT to kick off National Recovery Month.
MTV is collaborating with leading experts in recovery and addiction, including the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to provide critical information and resources for 16andrecovering.com, a new site that will launch in conjunction with the premiere. This online hub will arm audiences with robust offerings, including a resource guide to foster productive and meaningful conversations around the series, tools for educators to support their students and opportunities for people to get involved at a community level. Additionally, viewers will be able to access information to better understand treatment options and the complexities of the addiction and recovery system.