"Peers Influence Peers XVIII- Fine
FREE, Public Domain Video Program
Available as a C-Satellite Downlink and as an On-Demand
Thursday, May 17th, 2012
1:00-2:00 PM ET
Prescription Drug Use by Teens
"There's a reason that prescription drugs
are intended to be taken under the direction of a
doctor. If used improperly they can be dangerous. Teens
are making the decision to abuse prescription medicines
based on misinformation. In fact, many people think that
abusing prescription drugs is safer than abusing illicit
drugs. As the facts will tell you, prescription drugs
can have dangerous short- and long-term health
consequences when used incorrectly or by someone other
than for whom they were intended." - National
Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range
of complex neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by
social impairments, communication difficulties, and
restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped patterns of
Is The Connection?
Peers Influence Peers XVIII: Fine
Lines is an hour-long
program that fuses documentary material with an original
screenplay that addresses the potentially dangerous
misuse of prescription drugs and through a unique twist
in the story brings awareness to the issue of autism in
teens. It's a program produced by youth for a youth
audience. This dramatic presentation doesn't pretend to
solve these concerns of youth just exposes them. It does
not provide answers; it poses the questions and presents
the issues. "Fine
Lines" provides talking points for
discussion in the classroom.
* Prescription drug misuse in society is
a growing problem.
* Pressures that teens face may cause bad
* Shows the face of autism in teens.
* Those who suffer from ASD (Autism
Spectrum Disorder) struggle with life in a difficult
world for them.
This pre-recorded program is targeted
to youth and young adults ages 13-21 and those who
work with youth. It is also intended for members of
anti-drug coalitions, prevention specialists,
educators, law enforcement, and parents. This program
is also suitable for public access television and high
These programs are available via satellite over C band
and the DOD/DETN satellite networks, private network
carriers and selected community cable access stations.
They are also available as an on-demand webcast via
the internet for those without satellite access. Only
one point-of-contact need register for each viewing
location. Final satellite coordinates and webcast
links will be provided to all registered site
coordinators 3-5 days prior to the broadcast date.
Click Here To Register For This Free Program
Also, Please Don't Forget:
March 15th, 2012; "Human
Trafficking -Slavery In The 21st Century"
March 29th, 2012: "Drug