Directed by Pat McGee and Adam Linkenhelt, Dopesick Nation is an American documentary television series. It is also known as ‘American Junkie’ and ‘American Relapse’. The series premiered on 12th September 2018 and was wrapped up on 14th November,2018.
The show is a detailed version of the documentary film ‘American Relapse’ which was released in March 2019, after the success of the series.
Set in Florida, the series showcases the daily activities of two recovering addicts Frankie Holmes and Allie Severino. They are the residents of Delray Beach, the Recovery Capital of America.
The duo embarks on the mission to eradicate the noxious opioid epidemic by helping as many addicts into recovery as they can. They assist the addicts by directing them to reputable and safe treatment facilities. The story also explores the corruption and exploitation that is rampant in the rehab industry.
The show portrays how sober homes induce the addicts by promising them proper treatment, shelter, and a safe place to achieve sobriety. Instead of the above, they rob them of their finances and contribute to relapse so that they can collect more cash.
Will the show Dopesick nation season 2 be renewed?
Season 1 consisted of 10 episodes with a run time of 44 minutes each. You can watch all the episodes on Viceland. The first season was a huge success. It can be said the fans could relate to the show on a personal level. Thus, there’s been an overwhelming downpour of fan requests for Season 2.
So, there are high chances for the show being renewed for a second season. However, there’s been no official announcement yet regarding the renewal.
Who are the Dopesick nation season 2 cast members?
The series being a documentary, the cast members are their real selves. The show features the life of Allie and Frankie as they work towards the betterment of the lives of the drug addicts.
They advise and provide guidance to the addict along with checking them into detox. They also deal with people who, to support their addiction, are ruining their lives by resorting to stealing, prostitution, etc. In the show, the drug addicts are also featured.
If the show is renewed, we might expect to see Allie and Frankie in the lead again.