Documentary - Addicted Australia
Turning Point is proud to partner with SBS and Blackfella Films on the factual documentary series, Addicted Australia.
Turning Point is proud to have partnered with SBS and Blackfella Films to produce the four-part Addicted Australia documentary series. The series aired on the 10th of November 2020, and is now available to stream on SBS On Demand. Visit SBS to find out more about how to watch the series.
We invite you to join us in watching this documentary series, and to join the campaign to Rethink Addiction, because addiction is one of the most misunderstood and overlooked health issues facing Australians.
In the documentary series we have been able to share the powerful stories of 10 Australians affected by addiction, and the recovery that is possible with a holistic and extended treatment program that has never been offered before.
About Addicted Australia
Learn more about the making the documentary, meet the team, read more about the episodes and see what others are saying about the series.
Many people don’t understand how addiction works, by understanding it we can reduce stigma and improve access to treatment options.
Watched the documentary and want to get involved? There are a few ways that you can support us.
Addicted Australia - Episode 4
In this episode, we watch the participants in the final weeks of their bespoke treatment program. We see that the road to recovery isn’t a straight line, and observe that addiction, like other health conditions, can be characterised by periods of improvement and vulnerability. What is great to see is that each participant has made positive steps forward, to improve their health and wellbeing.
Addicted Australia - Episode 3
This recap of Addicted Australia explores the treatment and support provided to documentary participants, and the themes covered in Episode 3. In this episode we learn more about the participants and their families, gaining further insight into what it's like to receive addiction treatment and support.
Addicted Australia - Episode 2
Our recap of Addicted Australia Episode 2 explores the topics and treatment seen in the documentary and various support options available to people being affected by alcohol, drugs or gambling.
Addicted Australia - Episode 1
The Addicted Australia documentary series takes cameras into the lives of ten Australians and their families, to show real stories of addiction. Each of the ten participants have enrolled into a unique and bespoke treatment program, developed by Turning Point, to access holistic care and support, recover and get on with their lives.