Recovery Road Could Be Dark Horse Hit For Freeform

Jan 25, 2016 by Sarah Moffatt

Freeform has taken on hot topics before, like same-sex parents (The Fosters), class (Switched at Birth), and teen pregnancy (The Secret Life of the American Teenager – which launched Shailene Woodley to worldwide stardom via the Divergent series), and now they are taking on teen drug abuse and addiction with Recovery Road.

Our main point of focus is Maddie (Jessica Sula), a pretty, sassy 17-year-old who loves to party, if by “party” you mean get-blacked-out-and-forget-where-she-put-her-car. After Maddie’s guidance counselor (Alexis Carra) checks her locker, she finds a water bottle filled with vodka, and Maddie soon has to choose between expulsion or 90 days in an addiction treatment facility.

Maddie reluctantly picks the treatment facility, which she can leave only to go to school, where she is watched like a... Read More

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