Introduce yourself and where you are from. If you wish to remain anonymous, feel free to use a fake name in the video.
Answer these questions below.
- How did your addiction start? (Drugs your started with, people that got you involved, drug of choice, etc.)
- What was the main thing you learned that you were trying to cope with during your drug use?
- How did you get sober? What was the biggest helping factor? (Who or what helped the most)
- How long have you been sober for?
- What would you say to someone who is struggling with addiction right now?
Try to end on a positive note encouraging others that they can find sobriety too.
Shoot your video in landscape mode and have good lighting to improve video quality. Doing a practice shot and then watching it will give best results before starting.
Upload your video to YouTube first, then add your link to our website entry.
After that you can share the link to other social platforms such as Facebook/Twitter to obtain more votes.
Avoid direct sunlight when filming or harsh lights.
Avoid filming in a dark room or dark environment.
- Answer all the questions during your video.
- Limit videos to 15 minutes or less.
- Must reside in the US.
- Must be over 18 years of age.
- Need to have or create a Google account to make a Youtube.
- Make sure you are subscribed to our Youtube and following our Facebook page for winning results and updates. (Turn on post notifications for results.)
- Upload quality needs to be 1080p or better. Rear facing camera works best for this.
- All entries must either be submitted in English or, if in another language, include English subtitles
- Entries may be submitted through the website starting on August 21st, 2022. The deadline for submissions is 5:00 pm (eastern time, US) on Friday, September 30th, 2022. Winners will be announced no later than Friday, October 15th, 2022.
- The only compensation for submitting a video is the opportunity to be awarded a prize if the entry wins. Detox To Rehab will pay filmmakers no additional compensation nor be liable to the filmmaker under any circumstance.
- 1st place will receive $1000 cash reward.
- 2nd & 3rd place winners will receive 1 Occulus MetaQuest 2 VR gaming headset.
- $50 to anyone who’s video meets the guidelines AND is used on our Youtube or socials.
Sharing the video and giveaway post to any an all-social media will greatly increase your chances of winning. This is a voting-based system, the video with the most votes will win best video.
Doing a practice shot and watching your footage will improve your quality and chances of winning.
Stay on topic and remain inspiring, truthful and to the point.
Have fun, be yourself, and realize the video you are making may help someone find sobriety!
Best of luck to everyone who enters!