#7146 Made up of several concise segments, this program deals with a wide range of drugs, addiction issues, and case studies. Viewers will enter a chaotic Dallas ER, where the majority of injuries are drug- and alcohol-related, and meet a desperate middle-aged woman who finally turns in her heroin-addicted daughter to police.
Other segments focus on:
- opiate addiction
- drug abuse in adolescence
- reasons for relapse
- the science of brain imaging
- a potential treatment for alcoholism called topiramate
- the disturbing lack of insurance coverage for drug and alcohol addiction
- and other topics
Contains mature themes, occasional explicit language, and some graphic footage of injuries. 87 minutes. English-language subtitled. 2006.
Format/purchase options: Streaming Video, 3-Year Subscription ($179.95); DVD ($179.95); and Streaming Video + DVD ($254.93).
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