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Michael Keaton took dwelling a SAG Award on Sunday night time for his work in “Dopesick.” The actor scored the win for excellent efficiency by a male actor in a miniseries or tv film. The miniseries relies on the affect of opioid dependancy and massive pharma’s contribution to the problem. Keaton, who performs Dr. Samuel Finnix, received emotional throughout his acceptance speech as he revealed his nephew died from dependancy.
“I’ve a job the place I will be a part of a manufacturing like ‘Dopesick’ . . . that truly can spawn thought, dialog, precise change — who will get to have that job?” he tearfully stated. ” . . . Given the subject material, this [award] is for my nephew Michael and my sister Pam. I misplaced my nephew Michael to medication, and it hurts.” See his full speech under.
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Should you or somebody you recognize is in want of drug-related remedy or counseling, you possibly can attain the Substance and Abuse Psychological Well being Providers Administration (SAMHSA) on its Remedy Referral Routing Service helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).