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CHILDREN OF ALCOHOL- AND DRUG-ADDICTED PARENTS: PROTECTING OUR FUTURE
This web case focuses on effective, culturally appropriate, and science-based approaches to helping these COA who are often overlooked victims of addiction. Many of these children and young people are exposed to chaotic family environments that offer little stability or emotional support. Many will develop serious behavioral and emotional problems that will keep them from living happy and normal lives. (2001, 57 min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Therapists, Social Workers and Educators
"Thank God I went to jail because I know I would have used it until I died." Dave, a hidden addict who abused cocaine for ten years, went from a long standing job as police officer to a jail sentence. Now on probation and in a resident rehabilitation program, Dave is making progress. (1987, 8 min.)
Selected Audience: Alcohol tx centers/Hospitals/Families & friends of alcoholics
CONFRONTING DRUNK DRIVING
This is a story about a man who killed his two best friends in a drunk driving car crash when he was a teenager. (2003, 26 mins) DVD Suggested Audience: 7th grade and older
Selected Audience: 7TH TO ADULT
CREATING SAFER, HEALTHIER NEIGHBORHOODS
CREATING SAFER, HEALTHIER NEIGHBORHOODS by Reducing Chronic Public Inebriation
This case study shows the results of a grassroots effort to reduce public inebriation in the city of Tacoma. The goal was to reduce the effects of public consumption of alcohol that endanger the welfare, health, peace or safety of a neighborhood or community. Key components to success are discussed to help provide strategies that can lead to productive results. (2005, 16 mins) DVD
Selected Audience: Adults