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Health & PE: Tragedy & Hope – Stories of Painkiller Addiction

Tragedy and Hope: Stories of Painkiller Addiction is a thirty-minute documentary that is part of a larger community effort. Addiction to prescription painkillers, especially among young adults, is growing at an alarming rate in Western New York State. In the last ten years, addiction to painkiller medications and prescription drug abuse has increased 400% and taken hold in our communities. Prescription painkiller addiction has no gender, race, or social status; it can affect anyone, at any age.

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