Collision Course: Teen Addiction Epidemic
This powerful television documentary won an Emmy in June 2012 for the acclaimed producer/director team of Joyce Mitchell and Ted Ross. The program explores how teenagers are setting out on a collision course with drugs, focusing on prescription pills, over-the-counter cough syrups, and other new concoctions. Collision Course: Teen Addiction Epidemic explains why young people are so susceptible to addiction, and raises much-needed awareness about this exploding epidemic. Many scenes are disturbing and alarming…but the education for parents and teens is critical. This half-hour documentary first aired on PBS in northern California and is currently being distributed and viewed nationwide.