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Legal But Deadly - Abusing Prescription Drugs DVD
Product Number: WA25225
Prescription drugs like OxyContin, Ritalin, Xanax, Vicodin, and codeine-based cough syrup are making headlines as teens abuse these
legal drugs. Studies continue to offer evidence of an emerging problem with addiction among young people. This video highlights several recent cases of teens that became addicted to prescription drugs and the resulting consequences. Program addresses false beliefs and the all too common belief that because these drugs are prescribed they are safe. Physicians describe the severe side effects of prescription drugs and how these drugs seriously compromise brain functions. The video makes clear that any misuse of a legal drug is not only illegal but can be fatal. Includes teacher’s resource book and student handouts. 20 minutes.