Substance abuse affects over 21 million Americans 12 years and older. Among those who are affected, Native Americans suffer from a higher rate of addiction than the general US population. The documentary film Healing the SPIRIT will explore the challenges Native Americans face, while focusing on a group of individuals who are facing this challenge daily.
As the interviewed expert and voiceover for Healing the Spirit trailer, Dr. Carl Hammerschlag highlights the riveting connections between the mind and body when looking at addiction. He is an internationally recognized author, speaker, Yale-trained psychiatrist, a healer and leading authority on Psychoneuroimmunology. His studies in the mind-body connection will change your outlook and make you question what you thought you knew about addiction.