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WVIA-TV invites the public to be in the live audience for a special Call the Doctor from the Sordoni High Definition Theater at WVIA Studios in Pittston, PA Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at 7 p.m.
The  panel of experts will discuss how addiction affects the family. Seating is free, but limited, and can be reserved online at http://www.wvia.org/hi-deftheaterentry

Participants will be part of the studio audience on this special Call the Doctor and
show those addicted to alcohol and drugs that their family is there to be supportive of them in gaining control of their addiction.

No one in a family is spared from the affects of alcohol or drug addiction and many often suffer alone in silence. More than one-half of adults in the U.S. have a close family member who has abused alcohol or is addicted to drugs. Family members of the addict may be abused physically or verbally demeaned and possibly neglected.

Call the Doctor is a health care series, seen live every Tuesday at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV, serving a regional audience of hundreds of thousands in 22 counties throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania. The 1 hour show features a panel of top medical and health care professionals informing the television audience about important and relevant health issues and answering live call-in and email questions from viewers. In 2013 Call the Doctor on WVIA-TV celebrates 25 years of sharing health advice and news to viewers throughout the region.

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