Addicts often live on the edge, resulting in some questionable acts of racism, sexism, and even crime. That said, the goal of the show is to help people turn their lives around and get a second chance.
Self-injury is as violent as it gets, though some fights have broken out. For example, in one episode, a cracked-up young man got into a fistfight with another and threw a computer at him.
Addicts often indulge in risky sexual behaviors (including unprotected sex or sex with strangers), acts that are sometimes alluded to in the show.
Subjects often swear, especially when agitated or upset, using everything from "damn" to "f--k" (the harsher words are bleeped).
The show is very low-key about product awareness. Paying attention to labels isn't the point.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Substance abuse is at the heart of the show, so everything's on display here (paraphernalia, the act of getting high, etc.).