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Stories to learn from


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Stories to learn from


Heroin addiction doesn’t just happen. For 4 out of 5 of heroin users it starts with an addiction to prescription painkillers.

The U.S. is among the largest painkiller consumers in the world. Alabama is tied for first place for the number of opiate prescriptions per person. Opiates are prescribed for everything from dental work to sports injuries. When medically necessary use turns into addiction, and a legal source of supply is no longer available, illegally purchased pills become expensive and hard to get. Heroin is cheap and readily accessible.

Below are 6 short videos that dive into the issue, and keep scrolling for KNOW DOPE: The Documentary.

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The Documentary


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The Documentary


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If you've watched the videos and want to tell others about the issue, check out the additional videos and discussion questions we've put together.