Reaching Recovery Pregnancy and Addiction in East Tennessee


Last year alone, nearly 1,000 children in Tennessee were born drug dependent. "Reaching Recovery: Pregnancy and Addiction in East Tennessee" examines this terrible phenomenon plaguing our state. Through interviews with medical experts, addiction specialists, policy makers, and, most importantly, the mothers who have struggled with these issues, this half-hour film presents a comprehensive view of the problem and documents the struggles addicted mothers face in reaching recovery.

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  • Director: Nick Geidner
  • DP and Editor: Clinton Elmore
  • Producers: Abby Bower, Hannah Marley & Nichole Stevens
  • Assistant Editor: Jacob Sides
  • Camera Operators: Clinton Elmore, Nick Geidner, Jacob Sides & Brock Zych
  • Music by: Alexandria Rodriguez

Additional Footage: Laura Grahl

Reaching Recovery Promo

Metro Drug Coalition

Helen Ross McNabb Center

Renaissance Recovery Group

East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Susannah's House

WBIR: Profile of the doc team

WBIR: In-studio interview

Mercury: Profile of LGF

KnoxNews: Doc preview