Drug Education for Teens: Heroin and Other Opiates

DVD, 2004, 23 minutes, Grades 7-12

In this program viewers learn how highly effective pain relievers such as morphine and codeine work in the brain and body, while getting an in-depth look at the dangers of the most widely used illegal drugs in the world: heroin. Tolerance, physical dependence and the horrors of addiction are discussed along with the harsh fasts about withdrawal and the long-term effects of opiate abuse. Includes teacher’s guide. Part of Drug Education for Teens series.

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