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CLIP 4964

Junk - teenage homelessness and drugs (pt 3/5)

Junk - teenage homelessness and drugs (pt 3/5)
Key Info
  • Junk - teenage homelessness and drugs (pt 3/5)
  • Duration: 04:47
  • Extract from drama 'Junk', in which teenagers Tar and Gemma run away from home and become involved with drugs. Here Tar and Gemma have moved to another squat where they are introduced to heroin. Tar is reluctant at first but eventually gives in to the pressure.
  • Warning: Contains scenes of drug use.
  • Subject:



    Keeping Safe

  • Keywords: drugs, addiction, peer pressure, heroin, junk, squat, squatting
Ideas for use in class
  • Highlights the importance of not following peer pressure. Reinforces the need to be aware of drug taking and its consequences.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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