Promotional video for Brass Foundation, an organization working to change the lives of drug users for the better.
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00:08Copy video clip URL Harold Davis, drug counselor, is interviewed noting that he was a drug user for 4 decades. He lost friends, family, jobs, home and self-respect. He did ten years in prison and lost everything. In 1986, he went into treatment, got his life straightened out, got a Master’s degree and came to the Brass Foundation to help others.
01:07Copy video clip URL Title sequence. Building Tomorrow Together: One Day at a Time.
01:24 Executive Director Eldoris J. Mason notes that since 1969 Brass Foundation has been working to change the lives of drug users for the better. They have diverse programs and committed staff to help.
01:57Copy video clip URL A narrator talks about the realities of treating someone with a drug addiction. Getting people into treatment is the first challenge to overcome. They provide transportation for those who have none, and have child care so women can focus on their treatment. They provide medical care to their patients and their families, and take a holistic approach to treatment including recreational therapy, parenting programs, individual guidance with a counselor, drug education, and prevention outreach programs aimed at the public.
04:15Copy video clip URL Mason warns that drug abuse threatens the country’s future, Brass does what it can to make a difference, “but we need financial support from you.” Inspirational music plays to b-roll of happy faces.
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