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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter, Substance Abuse, Not Recommended For Young Children


Documentary. After years of self-medicating and opioid addiction, a woman decides to try psychedelics in an effort to heal herself.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and profanity
  • Infrequent depictions of drug opioid withdrawal and medical treatment – some detail
  • Infrequent depictions of tobacco, psychedelics, methadone, and morphine use, most in an addiction context; infrequent depictions of illegal drug paraphernalia

Thematic elements

  • Coping with trauma
  • Addiction
  • Alternative medicine and psychedelics

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter, substance use, and coarse language in a documentary context

Classification date

November 15, 2019