Dave Navarro has posted a trailer for Mourning Son, an upcoming documentary about his mother's murder and his subsequent struggle to come to terms with her death.

The film, helmed by first-time director Todd Newman, takes a harrowing and intimate look at the circumstances surrounding the murder as well as the emotional fallout — including Navarro's descent into depression and drug addiction. "I've never been the one to not share what's going on with me emotionally. I think as an artist and as a musician, that's just inherent, that's what we do," he explains in the trailer. "It's the most profound moment of my life, and I don't think I should sweep it under the rug anymore."

Navarro also hopes the film, due Dec. 1 via on-demand services, will help others navigate their own painful personal journeys.

"Sharing my experiences could serve as a tool to help those who have survived the trauma of losing a family member to murder, or loss of any kind for that matter. Many of us invent our own coping skills," he said in a press release. "Mourning Son is my journey of discovering which of these mechanisms might send me further into suffering and which would help me recover and heal."

Navarro and Newman have also set up a website for Mourning Son; at present, it only contains the trailer, but as we approach the release date, fans should keep an eye on it for further details regarding streaming and purchasing the film.

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