Item Details

Heroin [electronic resource]: New High School High

ABC News Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
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.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
42 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 09, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
New high school high
Contents
  • Heroin: Chic Drug (3:48)
  • Parents of Teen Drug Users (3:00)
  • Heroin: Drug of Convenience (3:41)
  • Heroin Task Force (4:56)
  • Teens Out of Control on Drugs (2:55)
  • Heroin Addiction (3:13)
  • Heroin Addiction and the Mind (3:36)
  • Heroin Addiction and Rehab (2:15)
  • Teen Heroin Death (4:13)
  • Drug Counselor's Story (3:34)
  • Honor Student: Drug Overdose (4:31)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c1997.
Publisher no.
7660 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (42 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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