About

“Addicts aren’t all bad.  Some of them started off as amazing people and just got lost.” 
– TJ Ferris, meth addicted person

 Our Purpose

Our purpose is to change the way we see addicted people from invisible objects or labels to actual individuals.  This makes compassion possible.

Our Goal

Create an art experience for at least 500,000 people which will enable them to see addicted people in a new way.

Specifics

We are creating a set of 40-50 life stories and gallery-quality environmental portraits of addicted persons. These will be experienced through the following media:

  • Art gallery collection (80% complete). Gallery show opens in Cincinnati 1/16/2019 then travels
  • On-line e-book
  • 23-minute Documentary movie for use in high school assemblies and rehab programs (funding needed for this)
  • Print book (publisher identified and funded)
  • Project website (this one!)
  • Associated activities, some involving portrait volunteers (addicts) TBD

Board of Directors

Eric K. Hatch, Ph.D, founder and artist

Rick Reckman, Ph.D, psychologist

Brian Page, educator

Robert Hesch, CPA

Persons with specific expertise in the world of addiction care and treatment are invited to join the Board.  Please contact us for additional information.

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Faces of Addiction, Inc, is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.  Your gifts are tax-deductible and may be made through your required minimum IRA withdrawal if you wish.

 

 

 

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