VIDEO: Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate AddictLast Updated: Thursday, June 22, 2017
"Chasing the Dragon" tells the stories of people who either abused opiates or had family members who became addicts. Opiates include prescription pain relievers and heroin. This 45-minute documentary depicts the cycle of addiction and examines the tragic consequences of opioid abuse for the individual, family members, and friends.
"Chasing the Dragon" is targeted at educating high school students and young adults about the dangers opioid abuse.
We have worked with educators to create a study guide to supplement the documentary. We believe the guide will help stimulate thoughtful and honest dialogue about this epidemic. Through these conversations, we hope to prevent additional students from becoming victims.
View the transcript.
Watch the documentary below.