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In this scripted Audible Original, five mentally ill teenagers in an inpatient wilderness program during the apocalypse face not only the end of the world, but also the end of their prescriptions. Now, they have to figure out what’s real and what’s just a side effect, and keep their wits about them as they fight for their lives and their minds. Apocalypse Untreated is a multi-part, post-apocalyptic thriller brought to life with world class sound design, and performance. The story moves between real-time action, audio diaries, and archival therapy sessions as our central characters struggle for survival in a deteriorating world.  

Apocalypse Untreated is created by Gaby Dunn, an actor, podcaster, LGBTQ activist and New York Times best-selling author and focuses on themes of survival, queer identity, and mental health. Also starring, Chanel Ali (Girl Code), Jes Tom (Soojung Dreams of Fiji) Adam Faison (Everything’s Going To Be OK) and a full cast.  

This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 19 episodes to your Library now.

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  • TomPoes
  • 28-09-20

I absolutely loved it.

I listen this production in one go, and I loved every moment of it. Nice story, and wonderfully produced - a treat!

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  • Helly46
  • 30-10-20

excellent adventure!

I loved it, well acted and extremely funny. I'll been looking for more of Gaby Dunn's work..
I also liked the messages around dependency on psychoactive drugs and struggles with withdrawal. Good stuff!

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  • Kathleen Moody
  • 22-10-20

ok but cuts off at the end

it's ok but abruptly ends just as things are getting interesting. A lot of loose ends. Actors were great & the sound effects help build an atmosphere it's just a shame it ended before anything is really figured out

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  • Macstiv
  • 11-10-20

emersive

well written, produced and performed.

Humorous and thought provoking in places.

Hope that the follow-up is done soon as it was left in a good spot to allow the next sequence of events.

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  • Kelly
  • 02-10-20

love love love

Thoroughly enjoyed, loved the way mental health disorders were shown in a realistic light . Only thing wrong , I wish there was more!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-10-20

Woefully incomplete

spent a lot of time building the characters and premise, while not really providing a lot of plot and intrigue. ended so abruptly . it's like taking a couple of uppers , bit by bit, and just when the high is kicking in, only to have a whole bottle of downers shoved down the throat.

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  • Jon Green
  • 12-02-21

I guess I'm not in the target demographic for this

I finished it but can't say I found it interesting. Just not my thing , sorry

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  • D with a J and a W
  • 28-01-21

Not what I expected

loved it really good tense funny great a must listen. would love a second installment.
bring it on.

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  • Rosaline Mcnestry
  • 07-12-20

Excellent 👌

Stellar premise, great performance, script is a tad over dramatic in places, but it all makes for a truly engaging story.
(The characters are 10/10)

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  • Len85
  • 05-12-20

Brilliant drama, pitch perfect performance

Exciting storyline and brilliantly acted. A plausible ‘end of the world’ scenario in which a group of young survivors have to negotiate a strange new world while trying to manage their mental illnesses.

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  • Alice In Amazon
  • 22-01-21

This was a great concept and story.

Acting/ narration was excellent. loved the voices. loved the story. Great story and an interesting concept that was executed perfectly.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 31-03-21

Unique apocolypse story but thats all...

loved the synopsis and was disappointed by the cast. It was narrated as if they were sitting around the table doing a cold read of the script. there was no real depth their portrayal of their characters and they were not able to grab my attention and hold on to it.

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  • Mani S.
  • 22-03-21

Great listen. funny and touching

Not what I expected but I was super impressed with the sensitive but funny way they handled the stigmatised topic of mental health. Really felt the funny bits were funny and the serious moments land very well.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-02-21

mental awareness

this had the potential to be a real eye opener for those of us with mental health issues. The chapters were too short in time length, they could have been merged to make them longer. you hardly had time to enjoy the 6 minute long chapters before down loading the next chapter. There was a powerful message to be conveyed, but sadly missed due to chapter time distractions. Fix it and this story will reveal what the author intended.

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  • Julia Toft
  • 18-02-21

A little unbelievable

I didn’t like the story to be honest and it all felt a little too contrived to drive home messages about mental health. The short chapters make it frustrating to listen to as have to keep going back to library and playing next chapter.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-12-20

Nice but it’s annoying That it is broken down to very short pieces

I keep having to go back into the app to go into the next chapter to start the next

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  • Arathaw
  • 30-11-20

Worth your time

This was a surprisingly enjoyable find. Engaging story and characters that felt real. I love a bit of apocalyptic fun and was not disappointed with this believable story.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-11-20

Worth giving a chance

At first I found the story/style hard to get into but by the end I wanted more.

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  • Marianna
  • 18-11-20

Witty and engaging

Great cast and sound, fun story. Well written jokes , love the characters and well suited voices to the characters.

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  • MJ
  • 17-11-20

okay

Good premise. I disliked the ending and the short episodes (which I could not figure out how to make play on continuously in the audible app which was very frustrating). Great voice actors.