*  DISCLAIMER:  The movies and shows on this list may have been recommended by CASA volunteers, staff and the general public. The subject matter may be difficult to watch and strong language may be used. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED . Furthermore, the views or ideas portrayed in these shows/movies do not necessarily depict the views of CASA or anyone affiliated with the CASA program. Thank you.

NETFLIX (Watch Instantly):
  • The Pharmacist - After his son's tragic death, a Louisiana Pharmacist goes to extremes to expose the rampant corruption behind the opioid addiction crisis. (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • Girls Incarcerated - Teen girls at two juvenile correction facilities in Indiana struggle with conflict and heartbreak as they try to turn their lives around. (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • Dope - Filmed from the perspective of dealers, users and the police this vivid series offers a bracing look at the war on drugs. (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez - Dark details of Gabriel's story come to light as a shadowy source form inside DCFS suggest that his case wasn't handled properly. ( Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Abducted in Plain Sight - In this true crime documentary, a family falls prey to the manipulative charms of a neighbor, who abducts their adolescent daughter, TWICE. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Babies - From Nature to nurture, this docuseries explores the groundbreaking science that reveals how infants discover life during their very first year. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Crip Camp - A groundbreaking summer camp galvanizes a group of teens with disabilities to help build a movement, forging a new path towards greater equality. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • 13th - In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the US prison boom. ( Watch the trailer HERE (DISPROPORTIONALITY)
  • The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson - As she fights the tides of violence against trans women, activist Marcia Cruz porbes the suspicious 1992 death of her friend Marsha P. Johnson. (Watch the trailer HERE)  (LGBTQ, CULTURAL COMPETENCE)
  • Let it Fall - This documentary chronicles simmering tension between LA's community and police in the decade before the Rodney King Riots. (Watch the trailer HERE(DISPROPORTIONALITY) 
  • Prescription Thugs - A documentarian uses his own family's experiences to explore the ethical issues surrounding the FDA and pharmaceutical   industry (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • Drugs, Inc. - TV Series (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • Audrie & Daisy - Documentary about Sexual Assault Victims (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • The Bad Kids - Teachers adhere to the belief that compassion and life skills can profoundly help at risk (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • I am Jane Doe - This intense documentary follows real cases of American girls enslaved in the child sex trade. (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • Heroin(e) - In the overdose capital of America, they save lives everyday. They won't give up on people who need them. (Watch the Trailer HERE)

  • Intervention - This show is an inside look at the devastating effects of addiction on a family.
  • I am Jazz - Jazz Jennings is a typical 14 year old girl in always but one. Jazz was assigned male at birth. Her supportive family accepted Jazz as a girl at a young age, but with her teenage years upon them, they're in for a whole new set of challenges. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Transgender Nation -  Gender identification is changing rapidly, causing heated division between the left and the right. Transgender Nation lifts the veil on the world of the Transgender and explore the secrets of a world most misunderstand. (Watch the trailer HERE (LGBTQ, CULTURAL COMPETENCE)  
  • Dr. Feelgood: Dealer or Healer? - The story of Dr. William Hurwitz - a preeminent pain specialist sentenced to 25 years in prison - provides a window into the ethical dilemma of opioid prescriptions. (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • Public Figure - A documentary that investigates the psychological effects of everyday social media use while exploring how our influencers deal with the fame, money, hate, and obsession that comes with it. (Watch the Trailer HERE)
  • American Relapse - Frankie and Allie fight to make a difference against the devastating heroin epidemic. The two recovering addicts spend their lives pulling needles out of the arms of active users. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Far from the Tree - Discover the courage of compassion through the eyes of parents journeying towards acceptance of their unique children. Based on The New York Times bestseller. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Off Label - A probing exposé of an over medicated, misdiagnosed, and drug-addled America, OFF LABEL takes us on an emotional journey through 8 uniquely personal experiences to shed light on an unknown and often camouflaged plague affecting our nation. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Raising Tourette's - "Raising Tourette's" follows five families with children ranging in ages from 11 to 17. Like all adolescents, each child has aspirations, friends, rivals and homework, but they also all have Tourette Syndrome. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • UNexpected - Unexpected explores the ups and downs of pregnant teen couples and the parents who raised them. Tensions mount between the families as everyone has conflicting ideas for what is best for the young parents and their child - from where they will live to whether or not they should get married. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Sold in America - Sex. Profit. Violence. This is America's sex trade like you've never seen it. With "Sold in America," reporter Noor Tagouri and producer Kate Grumke uncover the crucial — yet often overlooked — intersection of the U.S. sex trade with some of the nation's worst ills: child abuse, gender discrimination, racism and drug addiction. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • Gaycation - Ellen Page and her best friend, Ian Daniel, set off on a personal journey to explore LGBTQ cultures around the world. (Watch the trailer HERE)   (LGBTQ, CULTURAL COMPETENCE)  
  • 60 Days In: Narcoland - Teams will go undercover in some of the most dangerous, drug-infested areas in the Midwest. (Watch the trailer HERE)
  • 60 Days In - Seven civilians go undercover in Indiana's Clark County Jail to experience life behind bars. (Watch the trailer HERE)

Childhood Trauma:
Children in Foster Care
Removed Series
Children and the Brain
Trauma Informed Care