A Nightmare on Drug Street

A Nightmare on Drug Street is a 1989 direct-to-video anti-drug short film directed by Traci Wald Donat.wikipedia
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The film introduces three young characters, Felipe (Raymond Cruz), Jill (Joleen Lutz), and Eddie (Adam Jeffries), who are now dead.
Adam B. Jeffries' first began acting in 1989 in the role of Eddie in the educational short film A Nightmare on Drug Street, which was released on VHS as a teaching tool for schools.

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The film introduces three young characters, Felipe (Raymond Cruz), Jill (Joleen Lutz), and Eddie (Adam Jeffries), who are now dead.

Direct-to-video

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A Nightmare on Drug Street is a 1989 direct-to-video anti-drug short film directed by Traci Wald Donat.

Substance abuse

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A Nightmare on Drug Street is a 1989 direct-to-video anti-drug short film directed by Traci Wald Donat.

Short film

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A Nightmare on Drug Street is a 1989 direct-to-video anti-drug short film directed by Traci Wald Donat.

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The film introduces three young characters, Felipe (Raymond Cruz), Jill (Joleen Lutz), and Eddie (Adam Jeffries), who are now dead.

Cannabis (drug)

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However, he smoked dope because he heard college kids did it, and he drank beer because his dad drank.

Beer

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However, he smoked dope because he heard college kids did it, and he drank beer because his dad drank.

Driving under the influence

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One evening, Felipe, while under the influence of both, decided to borrow the family car without permission, and go on a joyride around town, taking his best friend, who was also under the influence, and his reluctant younger brother along.

Traffic collision

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Felipe's brother's life was thus, spared, however he was not spared the horror of witnessing the gruesome deaths of Felipe and his friend from an inevitable car wreck only a moment later.

Cocaine

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This student took her on a walk outside alone, where he introduced her to cocaine, as a mood enhancer.

Illegal drug trade

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She began trading off all her money and possessions to drug dealers to obtain more cocaine, even resorting to stealing from family and friends, becoming increasingly and majorly depressed the whole way.

Suicide

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Finally, one day after a bad but desperate trade with a sleazy dealer for another gram of cocaine, Jill finished it off quickly, and died that evening, by suicide from an overdose of cocaine and unidentified pills.

Drug overdose

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Finally, one day after a bad but desperate trade with a sleazy dealer for another gram of cocaine, Jill finished it off quickly, and died that evening, by suicide from an overdose of cocaine and unidentified pills.

Peer pressure

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One day, while at his friends' house, he was pressured by them to experiment with some crack cocaine, and Eddie reluctantly tried a dose, and went home, where his mother sensed something about Eddie was off.

Crack cocaine

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One day, while at his friends' house, he was pressured by them to experiment with some crack cocaine, and Eddie reluctantly tried a dose, and went home, where his mother sensed something about Eddie was off.

Side effect

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To deflect any further parental suspicion, Eddie was instructed via telephone to smoke a second dose to undo the effects of the first one.

Cardiac arrest

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Suddenly, without warning, Eddie collapsed and died of cardiac arrest, a result of the crack's effect on a congenital heart defect, that no one realized he had.

List of drug films

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A Nightmare on Drug Street (1989) - cocaine, unidentified pills