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The Red road to recovery / produced by Peggy Berryhill.

Program Title:
The Red road to recovery / produced by Peggy Berryhill.
PRA Archive #: 
SZ0733
Description: 

Members of various Native American tribes address the problem of alcohol addiction on the reservation. Members of the Blackfeet, Pueblo and Navajo address the debilitating effects of alcohol upon their lives, and how a return to native spiritual roots is a necessary step in the road to recovery. One man recounts his failed efforts at recovery using the traditonal Alcoholics Anonymous methods, but how the recovery process was more successful using traditional religious practics. One such ritual is the sweat lodge, which heightens awareness of the world given up through alcohol. The Native American approach is called the Red Road to Recovery, and utilizes the drum to help the individual be reborn. Every aspect of recovery revolves around ritual to keep the addict in touch with themselves. The program concludes with some of the tribal obstacles to using this technique, for tribal people tend to protect the alcholic before their can reach the point of personal crisis which is a necessay step in recovery.|THE RED ROAD TO RECOVERY / produced by Penny Berryhill. - Members of various Native American tribes address the problem of alcohol addiction on the reservation. Members of the Blackfeet, Pueblo and Navajo address the debilitating effects of alcohol upon their lives, and how a return to native spiritual roots is a necessary step in the road to recovery. One man recounts his failed efforts at recovery using the traditonal Alcoholics Anonymous methods, but how the recovery process was more successful using traditional religious practics. One such ritual is the sweat lodge, which heightens awareness of the world given up through alcohol. The Native American approach is called the Red Road to Recovery, and utilizes the drum to help the individual be reborn. Every aspect of recovery revolves around ritual to keep the addict in touch with themselves. The program concludes with some of the tribal obstacles to using this technique, for tribal people tend to protect the alcholic before their can reach the point of personal crisis which is a necessay step in recovery. - RESITRICTED DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS. For more information, contact Penny Berryhill at Hazelden Audio, P.O. Box 176, Pleasent Valley Rd, Center City Minnesota, 55012-0176. RECORDED: 1992.

Date Recorded on: 
1992.
Date Broadcast on: 
-0-
Item duration: 
1 reel (59 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|59:00
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1992.
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