The Promise of Drugs Video Transcript

[A piece of paper appears on screen that unfolds to read:]

PSST… Have you heard that using drugs will make you popular? Happy? Sexy? Relaxed?

You’ve heard the promise. But do you know the reality?

[The piece of paper is flipped and reads:]

There’s more than one side to every story. More than one way of looking at a picture. If you’ve been offered the promise of drugs, think twice.

[A piece of paper is crumpled up and is removed from the screen. A new piece of paper appears on screen.]

[The piece of paper features the headline:]

Rebel

[Image: Male surrounded by two females]

[The image and text are adjusted. The two females are removed from the picture and the male is left alone. Text is added to the screen which reads:]

All he talked about was getting high.

Talking about getting stoned gets old fast.

[Headline changes from Rebel to:]

Reject.

[A piece of paper is crumpled up and a new piece of paper appears on the screen which features the headline:]

Relaxed

[Image: Male lying on a couch talking on a mobile phone holding a soda.]

[The image and text are adjusted. The headline text changes from Relaxed to:]

Rotten.

[The image is adjusted to show that the male has vomited on himself. A text bubble appears that reads:]

“Man I just barfed on myself.”

[A piece of paper is crumpled up and a new piece of paper appears on the screen which features the headline:]

Focused

[Image: Female sitting at a desk with school books in front of her. A graded paper appears with the grade of A plus.]

[The image and text are adjusted. The headline changes from Focused to:]

Failure.

[Text appears on screen to read:]

Too jittery to study

Wrong answer

Can’t remember (with an arrow pointing to the student)

The grade on the paper changes from an A plus to an F.

[A piece of paper is crumpled up and a new piece of paper appears on the screen which features the headline:]

Ripped

[Image: Male bodybuilder.]

[Image flips and the headlines changes from Ripped to:]

Rage.

[Text appears on screen to read:]

Hostility

Mood Swings

Aggression

[A piece of paper is crumpled up and a new piece of paper appears on the screen which features the headline:]

Sexy

[Image: Smiling female]

[The headline changes from Sexy to:]

Scary

[The image of the smiling female is altered to include meth sores on her skin, and her teeth are altered so that some are missing. Text appears that reads:]

Infected skin sore

Meth mouth

[A broken heart is illustrated and the text reads:]

“Dumped.”

[Piece of paper is crumpled up and new piece of paper appears on the screen which features the headline:]

Pumped

[Image: Males and females smiling at a party.]

[Headline changes from Pumped to:]

Paranoid.

[Text appears on the screen to read:]

Where am I?

Who said that?

Why’s everyone looking at me?

[Piece of paper is crumpled up and a student’s desk appears with the text:]

Just Think anxiety, diarrhea, addiction, memory loss, insomnia, depression.

[The text fades and the headline Just Think Twice appears.]