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Youth in recovery to be focus on local documentary

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will screen “12: Promises,” a locally produced documentary about teen recovery, on Wednesday at 7.
by Jaclyn Cosgrove Published: December 11, 2012

Youth in recovery is the focus of a locally produced film that will be screened Wednesday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

“12: Promises,” produced by the 12 Recovery Foundation, examines the strategies and solutions to the problems confronting teens as they transition from the first steps of recovery into re-establishing their lives.

It is a follow-up to the foundation's first documentary “12: Is There Life After Rehab in Recovery?”

The screening starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for children and adults older than 62.

Tickets are available at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, on the museum website — — or by phone at 236-3100, ext. 237.

The screenings will be followed by a moderated panel discussion with Kelly Dyer Fry, editor of The Oklahoman and vice president of news for OPUBCO Communications Group; Peter J. Messiah, director of the Oklahoma City University Addiction Prevention Studies Program; and Terri White, commissioner of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

The 12 Recovery Foundation, based in Oklahoma City, has a mission to be a voice for youth recovery.

by Jaclyn Cosgrove
Medical and Health Reporter
Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics. She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma. She is...
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