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Heroin

FROM OPIUM TO HEROIN
This video explains the most important issues related to opiates and their abuse including: physiological effects, endorphin, tolerance, tissue dependence, overdose, AIDS, drug synergism, adulterants, addiction, withdrawal, and recovery. (1988, 51 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Heroin and other opiate addicted individuals/Treatment centers

GENERATIONAL FORGETTING
For 130 years American society has followed a cyclical pattern of drug abuse. Topics of discussion include LSD, Opiates, and heroin. (1994, 18 Min
Selected Audience:   High school/College/Adults

HEROIN
This video discusses heroin's popularity increase with middle and upper-class teens, snorting, smoking and shooting, physical effects, addiction, and the not-so-glamorous symptoms of withdrawal. (1997, 18 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior high/Adult

IT NEVER WENT AWAY: VOICES OF HEROIN IN THE 90s
Recovering people talk about how heroin effected their family and friends as they lived lies and used people. How it cuts across all socioeconomic levels. It lists some of the famous people who overdosed from heroin. (1998, 11 Min.)
Selected Audience:   High school/Adult

LAAM: ANOTHER TREATMENT FOR OPIATE ADDICTION
Shows how LAAM can be used to meet the opiate treatment needs of individual clients from provider and patient perspectives. Compares and contrasts LAAM with methadone. (1995, 15 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Substance abuse counselors

WASTED YOUTH (Heroin Use)
FOX 2 Problem Solver Investigation by Katie Texler. This shows that young people from middle and upper class homes in the suburban Detroit area are getting started at very early ages. Their addictions lead to sex, homeless-ness and theft. (1998, 7 Min. plus 30 sec PSA)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Parents