Description or Abstract
This audio documentary is about the social stigma recovering addicts face in Egypt due to their past addiction problems. This audio documentary is a day in the shoes of two recovering addicts, staying in the Nile Halfway Center in Maadi, who preferred to remain anonymous. It's an attempt to shed light on the effects of the social stigma on the lives of former addicts. It also aims to expose the efforts and challenges they have to face on a daily basis. The interviewees share their personal experiences and feelings towards such an issue.
drug addiction, stigma, discrimination, inequalities, Egypt, Cairo, Narcotics Anonymous
Journalism & Mass Communication Department
7 p.; 00:09:25
Mohamed, Sara Ashraf, "Recovering addicts: A behind the scenes look" (2017). Audiovisual Projects. 96.
Recovering Addicts A Behind The Scenes Look-SaraMohamed.pdf (206 kB)