The Hungry Heart

A Documentary by Bess O'Brien

Please join us in the viewing of this film...

The Hungry Heart provides an intimate look at the often hidden world of prescription drug addiction through the world of Vermont Pediatrician Fred Holmes who works with patients struggling with this disease.

The Hungry Heart

Monday, March 31st, 6:30pm

Georgia Elementary & Middle School (Middle School Gym)

After the viewing of the film we will have a panel discussion with Dr. Holmes and other Health Care Professionals. This event is open to all Georgia Community members.

This film is appropriate for students in grades 7 and up. Students must be accompanied by a parent given the content of the film.

To see a preview of the film:


Please contact Melissa Fisher, Middle School Counselor

(802) 524-6358 or

For more information about this film:

Did you know...

In the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2% of the Middle School Students (grades 6-8) in our school district reported that they took a prescription drug without a doctor's prescription.