NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 26, 2013) - Newport Academy founder and adolescent addiction treatment pioneer Jamison Monroe proudly announced today that his team will be screening their critically acclaimed documentary, "Behind The Orange Curtain," on February 27th, 2013 at the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Rhoades Auditorium. The event is free for the public and registration details are available by clicking this link.
Following the 7:00pm screening will be an intimate discussion hosted by Jamison Monroe, the film's Executive Producer and adolescent addiction expert, and Andrea Barthwell, former Deputy Director of Demand Reduction - Office of National Drug Control Policy. Monroe, a regular network news contributor concerning addiction and a global advocate for proper adolescent addiction treatment, is one of the critically praised documentary's producers and a champion for putting an end to the prescription drug abuse epidemic that's ravaging our country's homes, schools and communities.
"It is both humbling and an honor to be bringing such an important documentary and message to the great city of Chicago and an institution as well-regarded as the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science," said Jamison Monroe, Founder of Newport Academy. Monroe added, "The level of prescription drug abuse in the United States has reached epidemic proportions and 'Behind The Orange Curtain' holds an unflinching mirror up to the situation, and what is revealed is staggering. Awareness and community-wide discussion are the first steps toward a viable solution, thanks to LEAD and their Speak UP! Prevention Coalition, confronting adolescent addiction is a top priority in Chicago."
For more information about "Behind The Orange Curtain," Newport Academy or the Newport Academy Day School, one of the leading recovery schools in the country, visit http://www.newportacademy.com/ or http://www.behindtheorangecurtain.net/.
About Newport Academy
Newport Academy is the nation's leading treatment center for teens. Newport Academy is dedicated to providing comprehensive, gender-specific, integrated treatment programs for adolescent males and females in an environment of caring and compassion by which teens and their families may recover from mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse issues.