"The S.A.F.E. Coalition opened its community forum with a half-hour video depicting just how easy it is for youth to start taking opiates, get addicted, and overdose.
The video, put together by the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation this year, depicts a high school student pressured by friends to bring some of the “good stuff” to a party. He raids his mother’s medicine cabinet. The film depicts he and his friends fall into a circle of pill popping and social withdrawal. His mom checks him into rehab, while his friend overdoses on heroin, his parents unaware he was even using."Continue reading the article on line (subscription may be required)
- The trailer for the film shown Tuesday night
- The full 30 minute film
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