Peers Influence Peers XVIII: Fine Lines is an hour-long program that fuses documentary material with an original screenplay that addresses the potentially dangerous misuse of prescription drugs and through a unique twist in the stor,y brings awareness to the issue of autism in teens. It’s a program produced by youth for a youth audience. This dramatic presentation doesn’t pretend to solve these concerns of youth just exposes them. It does not provide answers; it poses the questions and presents the issues. “Fine Lines” provides talking points for discussion in the classroom.

Key Concepts:

  • Prescription drug misuse in society is a growing problem
  • Pressures that teens face may cause bad decision
  • Shows the face of autism in teens
  • Those who suffer from ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) struggle with life in a difficult world for them

Originally Aired: May 17, 2012