Hope, and answers, in fight against addiction

Filmmaker Tory Jadow’s latest project, “Recovering Community: The Missing Conversation,” looks at the trauma that is often at the root of an individual’s struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.

The film’s co-producer is Hope Payson, a licensed clinical social worker and addictions counselor with a private practice in Winsted.

In a phone interview, Jadow said Payson approached her for help in adding video to presentations.

As the discussions continued, Jadow thought, “I think there’s a film here.”

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