GenerationRX: Prescription Drug Abuse (Part 1)


 

GenerationRX: Prescription Drug Abuse (Part 1) – 2009 CBI National Student Production Awards Winner: Best Student Documentary Producers: Harry Fleckenstein, Missy Stankowski Director: Steven Klink Editor: Tim Hill Camera/Audio: Anthony Mennie, Michael Gorczynski For a DVD copy of this movie please visit the Rowan University Center for Addiction Study website at www.rowan.edu or call 856-863-2175 This documentary tells the story four people and their struggles with prescription drug abuse and also of one woman overcoming the death of her mother, who passed away from the disease of addiction from an overdose. This film delves into the characters introduction to the drugs, their downfall from addiction into their rock bottom, and leading into their hope for freedom from active addiction touching on their recovery process. Lisa is a beautiful woman who grew up in a good family. During college she had many injuries due to sports and was introduced to Oxycontin. After taking prescription medication, she was thrown into a world she had no control over. In the end of her addiction, she ended up homeless with her children taken away from her. Today almost 3 years clean, she shares her story of recovery. Rodney is an African-American gay man who grew up in the ghetto. He was introduced to drugs and when we tried Percocet, he was off to the races. Through the world of drugs and the lifestyle that comes with it, he now lives with AIDS. At his darkest hour he found himself living in abandoned houses. Today he has been clean and in

 

DUI Court awarded funds

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“For every dollar spent on DUI/Drug Courts, the taxpayer will save approximately $ 2.14 in the criminal justice system,” Epps said. “The Cherokee DUI/Drug Court is funded through fine amounts from the Drug Abuse Treatment and Education Fund, participant …
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Task force stages major drug bust in Belmont County

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We couldn't have done it without the help of the different agencies in the area." "The Highway … Church was booked on charges on possession of drugs, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug-abuse instruments. Church's bond was set …
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One huff may be fatal, inquest told

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A coroner is calling for a carefully coordinated approach to help prevent huffing, after an inquest attributed the death of teenager to solvent abuse. In the decision published today, Rotorua Coroner Wallace Bain said inhalants and propellants in cans …
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