The Ice Age
Skating and Crashing on Crystal MethStreaming Video - 2009
The world of illegal drugs has entered a new era: the age of ice, or crystal methamphetamine. This program goes inside the world of "skaters"-hardcore meth addicts-who roam the inner city of Sydney, Australia. Profiling several addicts and the ways in which ice has shaped and devastated their lives, the film depicts a typical meth user's two-week cycle of reckless euphoria followed by a prolonged crash. The program also includes commentary from drug treatment experts who explain how ice amplifies dopamine levels and wreaks havoc in the brain. A user named Lenore, exhibiting meth's terrifying grasp, identifies the one thing that will make her quit: "Death.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2006
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (47 min.) : sd., col., digital file
Uniform Title: Skating and crashing on crystal meth