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Original reporting by health journalist Janet Firshein on the science of understanding and treating addiction, animated scientific illustrations, real-life stories of people who talk about their struggles with the disease of addiction and their lives in recovery, editorials debating controversial policy issues, downloadable educational guides, a discussion forum, information on where to get help, and much more. Keith, Marla, Beau, Tracey, and Wilson -- meet the teens of OVERBOARD, a 13-issue soap opera comic book about young people dealing with substance abuse and addiction. Premiere of first issue: Friday, March 27, 1998. A new issue was published online every Friday for the following 12 weeks.
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The series, education and outreach campaigns for MOYERS ON ADDICTION: CLOSE TO HOME are funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Mutual of America Life Insurance Company.
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