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Episode 32: Addicted in Film author, Ted Perkins discusses how watching films on addiction is helping people on their journey to recovery.

Ted Perkins is a former Universal Pictures and Warner Brothers studio executive, university lecturer, public speaker, Hollywood producer, virtual reality entrepreneur, and successful working film and TV series screenwriter. He volunteers his time as an addiction and recovery YouTube personality and has helped thousands of people on their recovery journey through his blogs, videos, and weekly SMART Recovery meetings. Ted has lived and worked in over 50 countries and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. In his recent publication, “Addicted in Film: Movies We Love About the Habits We Hate” Ted recounts what he learned by watching 100 movies about addiction and recovery in 100 days, and what impact they had on his successful recovery. His insightful and entertaining book discusses how films about addiction and recovery not only helped save his life, but he also shares what vital lessons they may teach the addiction recovery community in general. Addicted in Film explores the difficult topics about healing from addiction and renders them accessible and informative. You can find Addicted in Film in paperback, hardcover, e-book (Kindle) and audiobook format on Amazon film or in eBook format on Barnes & Noble or Kobo. Get more information and learn more about the book

Dan Miller is using his Military Veteran benefits to complete a graduate program at Idaho State University. Dan served gallantly as a Navy Hospital Corpsman in the Fleet Marine Forces. After his honorable discharge, Dan found himself redefined as a Veteran who battled with PTSD, alcoholism, substance abuse, and addiction. Dan found strength in Recovery, enjoys a life worth living, and is pursuing his MBA in Project Management.