Helping Popular Culture Accurately Portray Addiction and Recovery

Date Awarded: December 3, 2018
Duration: 18 months
Grantee: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Amount: $100,000.00

About this grant

To educate Hollywood screenwriters about substance use disorder, treatment and recovery, with a focus on opioid use disorder, to help more accurately portray the issue on television and provide a counter narrative to those opposed to medication assisted treatment.

Senior Program Officer, People-Centered Care