Introducing '16 And Recovering', MTV's New Docuseries On Drug Addiction

An intimate, four-part documentary series, 16 and Recovering follows the triumphs and challenges of students attending a Recovery High School in Beverly, Massachusetts.

With unprecedented access over the course of a school year, 16 and Recovering follows the lives of students on the road to graduation who must also navigate substance use and mental health disorders along the way.

In 2019, around 3.4 million Australians reported using an illicit drug in the last 12 months. If you or a loved one need help with substance use, you are not alone and treatment is available. Click through for ways to find treatment here.

MTV Australia is proudly in partnership with Youth Off The Streets and their Dunlea Drug and Alcohol Support Program. Dunlea Alcohol and Other Drugs Youth Service helps young people aged 13-19 who want to take control of their drug use.


16 and Recovering premieres Tuesday, 27 October at 10.30pm on Foxtel (channel 124), Foxtel Now, Sky (015) and Fetch (104).

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