Nelly carries a huge weight on her back after being manipulated by her uncle into selling drugs at school. Unwillingly, she lost everything, destroyed people’s lives and her own.
When they bother her, Fanny snaps out of reality and sees these girls as if they were witches. They’ve been harassing her for over a year, but Fanny does not report the situation. Idalia, Fanny’s friend, decides to notify the social worker and she questions Fanny and the abusive girls, who pretend to be innocent.
An adopted girl, Selma, is excluded from her circle of friends, when her sister Irma convinces the other girls to exclude her because she’s boring. Selma’s and Irma’s mother, Amparo, notices something strange in Selma, but Selma tells her that she is like that because she has a lot of school work. The girls younger brother eventually figures out what is really happening.
Mara and her friend write a creative story on their theater class’ script on psychological bullying. Their ideas suddenly start seeming as if this story were real. The central character of her story, Reina, blackmails Miguel, a classmate, asking for money every day in exchange for not accusing him of a crime that Reina invented.
A drug dealer uses his niece, Nelly, to distribute drugs as candy in her school. Another girl, Esther Marie, has dreams in which her school’s director tells her the truth about the “candy” she and her friends consume. To all this, Tiara, Esther Marie’s friend, falls ill due to an overdose.
Cine C.A.R.E.T.A.S. Inc. presents a series of three educational films that leave a mark on young peoples hearts’ and in the schools of Puerto Rico. Using the slogan “Prevention is better than the cure”, our Prevention Series takes on different themes towards this end; themes such as: family issues management, prevention and consequences of different forms of bullying, peer pressure, addictions and the devastating consequences of drug abuse and distribution.