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T Videos

TEACHING RESPONSIBLE ALCOHOL USE
Alcohol problems in the military are not unlike those in the general population. According to a 2002 survey by the Department of Defense, nearly half of all active-duty military personnel consume beer, wine or liquor in excess of what could be considered light or moderate drinking. Adverse consequences range from lost productivity, assault and domestic violence to problem drinking and alcoholism rates similar to that found in the general population. The goal of this case study was to create a responsible drinking culture at F.E. Warren Air Force Base. Challenges, approaches and strategies are discussed to help other the learner achieve dramatic outcomes. (2005, 16 mins) DVD
Selected Audience: ADULTS

TEENS & MARIJUANA: EFFECTS & DAMAGE
This DVD presents the nuts and bolts findings of the latest research into the adverse effects of marijuana use. It explains that the potency of marijuana is higher than ever. This DVD covers the primary known effects including: lack of coping skills, emotional dependency and addiction. (2000, min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Middle School Students

TEENS & MARIJUANA: HEALING & GROWTH
This DVD programs offers tangible methods for healing from marijuana addiction and hope for recovery. It explains how often a person has to hit bottom before real recovery can begin. The program covers that breaking one's denial of their addiction and facing reality is the first step toward hope and recovery from addiction. It also incorporates the value of the medical community, self-help groups, and treatment centers so a yound adult can find help to acceptance as many repressed emotions that may come bubbling to the surface. (2000, min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Middle School Students

TEENS & MARIJUANA: PEACE, LOVE & MISUNDERSTANDING
This DVD program dispels the many myths of marijuana use and brings teens and young adults into the realities of their present world. Factual information is given for the chemical compound makeup of marijuana, and current research expains the brains reaction to THC. (2000, min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Middle School Students

TEENS & MARIJUANA: THE GATEWAY
Inthis marijuana prevention DVD, students who have learned the hard way testify that marijuana launches a self-destructive lifestyle. When they light their first joint, young people choose a path that leads them to brain damage, hard drugs, prison, or death. Former teen users implore students to avoid taking a step that will ultimately lead them to harder drugs and the criminal lifestyle that goes with them. (2000, 28 min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Middle School Students

THIS PLACE
This is a powerful movie that challenges viewers to recognize the many ways that our society allows and even encourages children to drink alcohol. Perhaps most importantly, it demonstrates the power of ordinary citizens to take meaningful action that will change the culture of drinking in their communities. Topics discussed include: alcohol and the brain, adult role modeling, advertising, binge drinking, community environments, violence, youth access, and people creating change. (2005, 16 mins) DVD
Selected Audience: ADULTS

Too Much: Extreme Danger of Binge Drinking
This DVD offers spring break alternatives which are alcohol-free. It discusses tragic consequences of binge drinking, brain research, and sexually assault. (2006. 26 mins) DVD Suggested Audience: 7th grade to College level
Selected Audience: 7th grade to College level

TREATMENT 101: THE SCIENCE AND METHODOLOGIES OF TREATING ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE DI
This program examines recent scientific and methodological advances in addiction treatment and explores how these advances have improved and diversified addiction treatment services. (2005, 60 min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Treatment centers/Therapists

TREATMENT STRATEGIES & ISSUES WITH METHAMPHETAMINE USERS
Part 1 on Disc 1 Methamphetamine: The New Drug of Choice (37 min.) D/Lt. Tony Saucedo of the Michigan STate Police discusses the last three years with the Meth Investigation Team. Part 2 on Disc 1 Application of Treatment Principles to Methamphetamine Users in the Court (60 min.) Judge Peggy Fulton Hora discusses the criminal justice component of Drug Treatment Court. Part 3 on Disc 2 Methamphetamine: How it Influences the Brain & Behavior of Users (105 min.) Part 4 on Disc 2 Treatment for Methamphetamine-Related Disorders: What Works (67 min.) Dr. Rawson discusses his brain research and clinical trials on pharmacological & psychosocial addiction treatments. He also addresses the application of new treatment options. (2005) DVD
Selected Audience: SA Treatment professionals/Criminal Justice professionals/Prevention Educators