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Heroin’s Grip: Stories from the Front Lines of the Heroin and Opioid Crisis

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Catalogue Number:  PR4752
Producer:  Passion River Films
Subject:  Documentary, Health and Medicine, Social Sciences
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2020
Running Time:  67:18


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Heroin’s Grip is a documentary film that tells the story about the heroin and opioid epidemic from the viewpoint of those on the front lines of this national crisis. The film features four families whose lives have been impacted and forever changed by addiction, and includes stories from those currently using, people in recovery, as well as perspectives from law enforcement, health care workers, judges, prosecutors, and others who deal with people in this crisis every day. Ultimately, the film gives hope for the user and for the families who’ve been impacted. If you want a better understanding of addiction and its consequences, watch this film.

WINNER – Award of Excellence – Impact Docs Award

Award of Prestige - Vegas Movie Awards

23rd Annual TIVA Peer Awards – GOLD AWARD

Award of Excellence - Accolade Global Film Competition




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