(4/14/95) A 45-minute Nightline Special. The piece chronicles the lives of four women at Emerson House, a residential alcohol and drug treatment facility housed in a Victorian mansion on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The piece looks at individual struggles with the personal and social problem of addiction. Each story develops over time as the producer follows the lives of these women for several months.

Producer/Cameraman/Reporter – Jay Allison
Videotape Editor – Gordon Swenson