Health and Wellness

Healthy, Strong, and Active: Your Strategy for Life

Jerry Katzman, MD

Healthy, Strong, and Active: Your Strategy for Life – Doug Freel Interview ; A story of addiction and Self-validation

Drug Addiction especially heroin abuse is on the rise and although cures are rare complete treatment requires elucidating the underlying cause of the need to indulge. One such success story involving heroin abuse and addiction is that of MTV’s leading Iconic and award winning Video,and Documentary filmaker, Director, producer and editor Doug Freel. Doug directed and produced videos for such Rock Groups as Metallica, Linkin Park,Def Leppard, Kiss, red Hot chili Peppers, Poison ,Rush etc to name a few. He emersed himself in his work to such an extent that he became addicted himself to Heroin. He lived the life of, Drugs Sex,Rock and Roll,which almost cost him his life and required rehab over 8 times to finally cure him. However the story does not end there. He returns to the devil’s den one more time to film a documentary titled Fix of the most hedonistic, narcissistic, drug abusive group Ministry, to expose the myths and fallacies behind the rock star myth and testing the limits of his own drug sobriety. Now over 20 years clean he speaks about what he has learned and his new mission in life through film to promote health.