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Ask the Doctor

In this advertisement by the National Drug Information Service a shy, nervous adolescent seeks help from a newspaper's doctor to overcome problems and is advised to see a counsellor rather than take drugs.
Year : 1971 |
Students playing sport on oval, teenage boy sitting under tree writing a letter to newspaper columnist. Teenager in cafe with other students, left out as the others talk in a group. Group of teenagers taking pills. Teenagers smoking marijuana at beach. Teenager standing on street looking away as three teenage girls walk past laughing and looking back. Newspaper column "Ask the Doctor" . Columnist sitting at his desk typing response to teenager's letter with his voice-over giving advice on how to handle his problem and advising against taking drugs. Teenager walking along street with eyes downcast. End credit for National Drug Information Service with address for contact for advise about drugs.
Access No. 43960 | 2 mins 8 secs | 1970s | Australia | © Restricted Access - Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |