Cocaine & Crack

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This informative series empowers teenagers to make responsible decisions by providing them with honest and realistic information and an accessible scientific foundation upon which to base them. Students get an in-depth look at the most prominent drugs and teen health issues of the day, as well as an understanding of the history of the drugs that currently populate the nation's landscape. Cutting-edge graphics and animations illustrate the immediate physiological effects of abuse, and a sharp mix of expert interviews and first-person testimonies shed light on the long-term psychological effects, as well as the social and legal consequences of drug use.

Cocaine is a highly addictive and widely abused stimulant. In "Cocaine & Crack," students delve into the history of cocaine and examine this dangerous drug's impact on the individual and society as a whole. With vivid animations and gritty interviews, students learn harsh facts about the effects of using both the powder and crystal form of cocaine. This program explores the desperate cycle of tolerance, physical dependence and addiction that many abusers face and showcases the physical and psychological damage that occurs as cocaine changes the brain's chemistry.

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