Drug Education for Teens: Cocaine and Crack

DVD, 2004, 23 minutes, Grades 7-Adult

In this program viewers learn the history of cocaine and examine the drug’s impact on the individual and society as a whole. Using animations and interviews, the harsh facts about the effects of using both the powder and crystal form of cocaine are explained. The video explores the cycle of tolerance, physical dependence and addiction that many abusers face and showcases the physical and psychological damage that occurs as cocaine changes the brain’s chemistry. Includes teacher’s guide. Part of Drug Education for Teens series.

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