The Wrong Prescription (2009) / Documentary Educational Video


The Wrong Prescription (2009) / Documentary Educational Video – A short documentary film about the dangers of teens abusing prescription drugs. The film was made by teens in the summer program at PCTV. Director: New Era Productions. Producer: New Era Productions. Production Company: Phillips Community TV. Prescription, Drugs, Teens, Addiction, Pills, PCTV, New Era, Minneapolis. Contact Information: Creative Commons license: Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States Most people take medicines only for the reasons their doctors prescribe them. But an estimated 20 percent of people in the United States have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons. This is prescription drug abuse. It is a serious and growing problem. Abusing some prescription drugs can lead to addiction. You can develop an addiction to: Narcotic painkillers Sedatives and tranquilizers Stimulants Experts don’t know exactly why this type of drug abuse is increasing. The availability of drugs is probably one reason. Doctors are prescribing more drugs for more health problems than ever before. Online pharmacies make it easy to get prescription drugs without a prescription, even for youngsters. Some people experiment with prescription drugs because they think they will help them have more fun, lose weight, fit in, and even study more effectively. Prescription drugs can be easier to get than street drugs: Family members or friends could have a prescription. But prescription drugs are also sometimes sold on the street like other


Walker United Methodist Church community shares memories, hope at picnic the

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"Walker helped me come out of heavy drug addiction—Walker saved my life." Two other church members, Liz and JP Mason, had been using the church's space for a little over two years to hold meetings for the Anti-War Committee before joining the …
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Television interventionist presents in Juneau May 15

Filed under: Drug Addiction Help Minneapolis

He will give a public presentation at Centennial Hall on Interventions for Addictions: How Formal Interventions Help a Loved One into Treatment. A reception with refreshments at 6:15 pm will be followed by the presentation at 7:00 pm An internationally …
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