16 and Recovering

The four-part docuseries follows nine students at Northshore Recovery High School, which was founded to address the rise in adolescent addiction.

2020 | Running Time: 240 minutes | Rating: NR

An intimate, four-part documentary series, “16 and Recovering” follows the triumphs and challenges of students attending a Recovery High School in Boston. With unprecedented access over the course of a school year, the series follows the lives of students on the challenging road to graduation who must also battle substance use and mental health disorders along the way.​

16 & Recovering’ will premiere on September 1. For the next three weeks following the premiere, a new part from the limited series will air every Tuesday at 9 pm ET only on MTV. Director/Producer: Steve Liss

“Audiences will follow students’ and families’ paths to recovery as they are guided by faculty members — who have gone through their own experiences with addiction — including the heartbreaking loss of life to hopeful early signs of recovery.”