Do Reality Shows Exploit Addicts? | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

Do Reality Shows Exploit Addicts?

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says shows like Jersey Shore glamorize the "fatal disease" of addiction.

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

10/18/12

| Share

Reader's Question: Is the portrayal of alcohol abuse on reality shows like Jersey Shore helpful, in that it puts the subject in the public eye? Or is it just exploitation?

[Jane is now exclusively answering your questions about addiction, recovery and the like. Send your questions to janevelezmitchell@thefix.com.]

Rehabilitation Directories

Most Popular
Sober Living
Surrendering to Silverback Gorillas and Hungry Ghosts

“If you are looking for love under rocks or bringing home water moccasins, you might be confusing love and pain.”

the fix tv