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Opioids: Addiction, Overdose and Death

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Catalogue Number:  600682
Producer:  Human Relations Media
Subject:  Guidance, Health and Medicine
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2017
Running Time:  20:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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This program, aimed at middle school and high school students clearly describes the dangers of prescription based opioids which have been affecting thousands of youth nationwide and has caused thousands of overdoses and many deaths. Four young users talk about how they first started on drugs like Oxycodone or Percocet, and then spiraled down into using heroin, morphine, fentanyl and others.

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