Heroin

Heroin

New High School High

Streaming Video - 2009
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This ABC News Turning Point examines the increasing prevalence of heroin among today's teenagers and its devastating effects on users, their families, and their communities. Focusing on youths in Orlando, Florida, the program follows the lives of two teenage friends, both heroin addicts. One, an honor student, dies of a heroin overdose. Drug counselors discuss the difficulties in treating addicts because of the extreme euphoria produced by the drug. Families of addicts reveal how the drug destroys family life. Failure to stem the tide of heroin sale and use among teenagers is discussed by frustrated law enforcement officials.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c1997.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (42 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: New high school high

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