A PSA About Self-Harm and Substance Abuse Will Air at the End of Every Sharp Objects Episode

In an effort to promote substance abuse and mental health services, HBO will be including a statement at the end of every Sharp Objects episode.

The new series is about a journalist, played by Amy Adams, who travels back to her hometown to report on the murders of several young women. Throughout the first episode, Adams experienced traumatic flashbacks and drank heavily to cope with her depression and anxiety.

“If you or someone you know struggles with self-harm or substance abuse, please seek help by contacting the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 1-800-662-HELP (4357),” the statement reads. “For support outside the U.S. or additional resources please visit www.hbo.com/sharp-objects/resources.”

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