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Learn the link between drug abuse and the spread of HIV infection in the United States.

After the Party

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[Kim at home, distraught - she looks forlorn as she text messages]
On-screen text: need 2 c u
Voiceover: Necesito verte tía.
Sound FX: Sound of a cell phone opening
[Cut to close-up of aunt receiving Kim's text message. She texts back:]
On-screen text: what is it?
Voiceover: ¿Qué te pasa?
Sound FX: Ambient café sounds. Then sound of incoming text message
[Cut back shot of Kim, texting back]
On-screen text: cant tell u over the phone
Voiceover: I can't tell you over the phone.
Sound FX: Heavy sigh, followed by sound of cell phone closing
[Cut back to Kim flipping her phone closed, and placing her head in her hands]
On-screen text: what was i thinking?
Voiceover: ¿En qué estaba pensando?
Sound FX: Muffled party sounds and music fade up . . .
[Cut back to frontal shot of Kim]
On-screen text: i wasnt thinking
Voiceover: I wasn't thinking . . .
[Cut to footage of teens at a party, dancing and drinking (Footage stylized to reflect flashback)]
Voiceover: At that party . . .
Sound FX: Music continues
[Close up of beer cup, drinking footage, friend holds out hand offering pills, and Kim takes pills]
On-screen text: i took drugs
Voiceover: Carlos gave us beer, then Ana hooked us up with some other stuff . . .
Sound FX: Music continues
[Kim laughing on the couch]
On-screen text: i got high
Voiceover: . . . and we got really high.
Sound FX: Music continues
[Kim flirting and laughing with a guy on the couch]
On-screen text: i hooked up
Voiceover: Then I hooked up with some guy . . .
Sound FX: Music continues
[Guy and Kim caressing and flirting]
Voiceover: And he brought something I'll have for life . . .
Sound FX: Music continues
Music distorts and drops out at the line " . . . HIV"
[Guy and Kim caressing and flirting - freeze frame]
On-screen text: i have HIV
Voiceover: . . . HIV.
Sound FX: She takes a deep breath
[Fade to black]
Voiceover: I need my family.
Sound FX: . . . then exhales
[Cut to title card with text typing on screen]
On-screen text: drugs + HIV > learn the link
[HHS and NIDA logos]
On-screen text: A public service message of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and this station
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