P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:01/21 |B2201212 TELEFI I O N SCENE SPRING 1988 TN January 24 March 1988 F Series Producer: Roger Tonge ######### ######################### DA @SANDP O GRAMMES 1988 ################################# ######################################## # PH ly transmitted in Scene Thdsd prograDL es are 28 E—nutes long ################# ######################################## ################# M ||* NFNICEBYHALF  A pl!8 b8 ll8 K Daly about heroin  abuse and the dangers it pos es in the  lives of two boys and their friends. ###################################
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:10/10 |B2202212336B|svn1÷ e####################################### MANOTHE R LITTLE DRINK WON'T DO US ANY HARM  A doc5dbnp ary about the uses and abuses  of alcohol, and about teeF ge drinking. ################ ######################################## ################## M YOUNG THAI BOXER - KHUN OR  Dr!d " sed on the story of a poor  villacd youth who t ries his luck in  Bangkok as a Boxep. Filmed i n Thailand. ############################ ######################################## ###### MC OMPETI FN  Are we competitive by nature? Is compdt ition a good and/or necessary 
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/00 |B2203212 e characteris pic of people and societ8? ############# ######################################## #####################  - 1 - G ENERAL NO D FOR DACHERS R AIMS, G R AUDIENCE TSCENE vide each week a stimulating and rflep n t  thought about and disc5rrhon of a  ty of contdmporary social and persofal i ssuds SCENE sho0ld work  —denafdps aged 14-16+ at school, but it will be found  chers working with reluctant pupils. SC ENE is   no programmd is repeated in the 9far  er its first traFrlHssAonN It is thus s uitable for viewing by pupils  and 5th years. MARCH TOO N B@ BY HALF BY WALLY K DALY ###N ####################################|c
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:04/11 |B2205212|a17Scene17|i14$FXT|m3DAB|s÷n1÷ e, and often who is doing  I found no answer to the problem; all I found was this  SN ' if you possibly canN It's too niceN If you've had it once M  obably have it again; and you may well g ft hooked - NB haven't got the guts to say gNo', don't pollute  r terminal disease by giving or selling them M ven quicker than you did, and they deser ve  T s the message of this sad little play. And no happy  BACKG O UND INFORMATION H morphine, which in turn comes from the o pium poppy. I ailable on the street at around |—60 a g ram NI s sold in small quantities known as a  ag' and is usually diluted or 'cut' |c
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:05/21 |B2206212|a17Scene17 ÷ewith a variety of similar coloured  ders such as talcum, glucose, chalk dust or flo3r to reduce its I n be injected direct into the bloodstrea m or it can be  smoke can be sniffed ('chasing the drago n')N It  and smoked.  - 2 - H most dangerous drugs around but it isn' t immediately  tfr the first or even second doseN A pe rson  regularly over the period of a few  s, say at least two or three months. Th e first 'hit' can produce an  'high', a feeling of joy and release fro m anxiety, a powerful  al addict. In order to keep sp this kin d of reaction,  creasing quantities as the body becomes accustomed to it. T
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:05/56 |B2207212|a17Scene17|U14TEXT|m4147F|s÷n1 ÷es not as physically damafing as the ef fects of the life T may include loss of appetite resudting in  self, aggression towards one's family  d friends, hfpatitis from the usf of inf ected needles, skin infections  bly liver damagfN It is the 'drug cultu re' and contact with  at is difficult to escape fromN Heroin ssers, like   recover given time, although past addic tion  ife, always threatening a possible  n. A eroin use, sudden withdrawal rfsults in a variable degree of discomfort, general ly comparable to a severe bout of  nzaN The effects start 8-12 hours after the last 'fix' and include  rs, sweating and chills, sneezing, insom nia and muscular T
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/00 |B2208212417E9|s÷n1 ÷eally fade in 7 to 10 days but feelings of weakness and  for several monthsN However, life is r arely  unpleasant the symptomsN In health  res spfcialising in withdrawal, a substi tute drug called 'methadone'  ed in doses which decrease daily, thus e asing the process. M ever, is highly addictive. I ting to note that hard drugs such as her oin are vfry little  mmunity in this country and that there a rf very few NT r to stick to cannabis (marijuana or 'ga nfa')  ous connotations and which isn't  g like as addictive as hard dr5f2. THE EXPERIENCE OF AN EX-ADDICT (A true stor y) S stay in a house for ex-addicts. He  24 and it's his first year without d|c
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/41 |B2209212|a17Scene17 ÷erugs of any kind since he was 14. H now trying to work out how to return to normal life and stay away  Stephen's first contact with dr5fb came at school where his group of  thf year above him started smoking canna bis. He desperately  er of this smart clique and smoking was part of NH was well built and good looking and was excellent at  LIEDTOPARENTSS ephen said his parents had always warned him against  f 'indoctrination' and yet here he was, a  e seemed any the worseN His parents  pected he was involved in something but he always dfNHed it. At a N was introduced to cocaine and quickly s tarted using it T the habit was higd, |—1500 a weekN At f irst, 
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:02/00 |B220A212|a17Scene17|i14TEXT|m41EBC|s÷n1 ÷edous lift' but he needdd to take great er and NH feel 'wired out' M an uncomfortable  ation with aches and pains He says he wasn't addicted physically;  ddicted psychologically?  3 - HARDD G d little effect, but on  pts the result was 'tremendousgN He say s heroin 'sduts NH father had been lending him money, which Stephen  ng to persuade himself nothing was  ningN His mother knew more, but Stephen says there was little s—e NT ey stoppdd lending him money so he began to steal. INTOSER NTSCRIMEH er knew of his addiction, and he'd used her  e pressured hdr into saying nothing. A icts, he says, always want someone e|c
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:02/20 |B220B212|a17Scene17 ÷else to share their guilt with thfm,  d whenever he returned to drugs after nu merous attempts to get off, he  oked for someone else to 'mess qp wit(FN He'd started two N eaving after a ydar in each case, and wa s now a motor NW h his skill on a motor biae hf tdamed up with  ank robbfry, but was subsequently  . He realised he was getting into very deep water and his habits  ly out of control He had started injec ting heroin and he  rugs. MOTHERSCRUCHALACTIONH himself without friends, no prospect of NH managed to gdt him into a  snit where he spent three weeks 'withdr awinggN He says a  ut on him to stay off but he'd 'cried wo lf' many 
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:02/32 |B220C212|a17Scene17 ÷easn't convinced in his own hhnd that t his was NH ys that his mothfr's action was crucial;  nly thing that worked was 'crudl N From this unit he moved to the house wh ere he is now and dfspite  to give up and go back on drugs he's re L—hned clean. ISTHEREASOLUTION  king back he says that "thf illegality o f drugs  and therefore more dangerousb He think s  to be 'tough' but it doesn't solve  problemN A lot of money needs to be spe nt on education and  r than putting people in prisonN The su bfect needs to  penN Parents must bf involved, but the trouble  ontrol someone unless you lock them up, and the kids will always lie about i|c
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/00 |B220D212428FA|s÷n1 ÷etb.  - 4 - AFTERT HE P2OGRAMME ID nny's involvement in drugs 'inevitable'? How would   If you were in that group of friend s what would your attitude be? I s it possible to experiment with dr5f2 s afely? WJ ugs solely as a rdsult of seeing his sis tdr  easons? CD e done more than she did? Did she know Peter  I here anything the police can or shoudd d o about drug addicts other  rrest them for possession? T has been hdroin abusd since the 1890's but it wasn't illegal  D the fact that hard drugs are now illega l makd them more or  t to control? Does it encourage peo|c
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/00 |B220E212 ÷eple to lie about   Should young people tell parents if they know of a friend taking drugs? ghat would you do in that situation? gh at can parents do? I cannabis are you on the 'slippdry slopd' towards harder I hat would cause something to try more ad dictive  E e we have a problem we reach for a bottl e of pillsg Are  tdd society? BOOKSANDRESOU CDB DRU GS - WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW' pri ce |—1.15 DRUGABUSEBRIEFING |—1.20 BI stitute for the Study of Drug Depdndencd , MHGLECT 430 1991 LEECHKHATEVERYONESHO ULD KNOG ABOUT DRUGS' Sheldon Press BE THUNE, H 'OFF THE HOOK: CO@ING GITH ADD IC HON', Methuen  - 5 - 
P720 CEEFAX 720 Wed 2 Mar 21:04/04 |B220F212|a17Scene17|i14TEXT|m42FCC|s÷n1 ÷ePROGRAMME LENGTH - NEg DURA HFN: U o now, documentary programmes were sched uled to be 20 minutes long,  past years, sdveral havf run over that time because we felt  d an over-run. To avoid all confusion, documfntaries  to run up to 25 hhnutes. UNITS T is one unit of two programmes this term. Gd have groupdd them like  as a suggestion on how they might be use dN Thd prograLlfs  ammes in their own right, so that it is not necessary  that is inconvfnient. ################# ######################################## ################# FEEDBACKANDCONTACT WITH TEACHERS: W achers about our programmes to improve o ur service NW an send you a supply of feedback cards i f you B
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