Meth Inside Out: III. Windows to Recovery
by UCLA & Eyes of the World Media Group
Meth Inside Out is a groundbreaking video-based treatment curriculum on methamphetamine addiction and recovery. The series is designed to equip meth users, their families, and the professionals who assist them with a solid understanding of the biological basis of addiction, effective tools for recovery, and, most important, hope for the future.
Meth: Windows to Recovery explores effective treatment practices across program types and settings. For users, learning about the process of recovery often increases commitment to change. This episode empowers the viewer by providing information and concrete tools to support the recovery process, including creating structure, participating in sober activities, avoiding high-risk situations, and coping with craving. Windows to Recovery reveals that treatment is not a quick fix, but a set of activities leading to long-term changes in lifestyle, thinking, and behavior. The episode shows, without a doubt, that recovery is within reach.

What therapists are saying…

“WINDOWS TO RECOVERY is one of the most comprehensive and realistic portrayals of recovery I have seen. This video models the effective treatment that every patient deserves.”

-- Tom McLellan, PH.D., CEO, Treatment research institute
“Facing addiction can be overwhelming, whether we’re an addict or a loved one. Windows to Recovery is essential viewing for those on the road to recovery—or anyone who wants to be.”

-- David Sheff, Author, “Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction”
“In making a cogent case both for optimism and for the effort required in recovery, WINDOWS TO RECOVERY neither misleads nor promises too much… a very convincing work."

-- William Haning, M.D., Program Director, Addiction Psychiatry/Medicine, University of Hawaii
"My organizations will use this video with clients in all levels of care as a basis of discussion on the recovery process."

-- Nancy Paull, CEO, SSTAR/SSTAr of Rhode Island
"Through honest testimonials and an exploration of the hurdles encountered by recovering users, this episode successfully emphasizes that recovery is an ongoing process, but one worth the work."

-- West Huddleston, CEO, National Association of Drug Court Professionals

Length of video: 00:41:57

English subtitles available

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-413-4

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-413-0

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) is known to be the world expert on methamphetamine research. ISAP’s mission is to reduce the extent and impact of substance abuse by improving the understanding of substance abuse and the care of afflicted individuals. The work of ISAP faculty have yielded results that significantly advanced the knowledge base regarding substance abuse, its consequences, and its treatment, with salient impacts on practice and policy at local, regional, national, and international levels. Specific information on ISAP’s meth-specific projects can be found at

Eyes of the World Media Group maximizes the power of media to create positive change. Their goal is to motivate others to consider and act on issues of local and global concern. They produce our own projects and create media for organizations who share their drive to make the world a better place.
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