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Hooked: From Hollywood to Main Street

In the 1990s, the ABC news hour-long documentary show Turning Point examined serious issues in our culture. This hour-long documentary, titled Hooked: From Hollywood to Main Street describes how drug use is glamorized in Hollywood and, troublingly, this glamorizing filters down to everyday Americans. This clip from the entire Turning Point ABC News Special episode features Dr. Earley discussing the addiction in America and its deep-eated effect on our culture, especially young adults.

The complete episode  Includs comments from Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, a former addict, who tells of the narcotic's effect on his life. Also: a Texas woman talks about the drug's impact on her family. The complete episode can be obtained from ABC news, and is as relevant today as it was in 1994.

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