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In Focus Martin Sheen PBS is looking at many of the important healthcare issues facing Americans, including the alarming statistics regarding addiction and substance abuse. As many as one in ten adults are dealing with some kind of addiction, and treatment centers around the country are working to bring people back from the abyss.
On In Focus with Martin Sheen, audiences are seeing how researchers, doctors, and therapists are working together to take comprehensive approaches to defeating addition.
In Focus Martin Sheen is highlighting how therapy sessions can help patients get to the core of their addictions and can also uncover many underlying issues that contribute. Mood disorders and past abuse of some kind can often contribute to addiction in some people.