Overdose Epidemic: What Can Be Done to Stop It?
Catalogue Number: 600637
Producer: Human Relations Media
Subject: Guidance, Health and Medicine
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 20
Closed Captions: Yes
The spike in drug overdose is alarming and dangerous - it has become an epidemic in many communities across the country. Why is this happening? This program takes a hard look at drug overdose from three points of view - an ER doctor, a pharmacologist, and several teens who have had overdosed and lived to tell about it. Viewers learn the most lethal drug overdose happens when users combine various drugs that can cause almost instant death. The program includes vital information on how to recognize drug overdose in others and how to get immediate help.
Includes Resource Guide.
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