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Recovery Videos

ABOVE ALL DO NO HARM: Caring for Michigan Health Care Professionals
This DVD tells the story of health care professionals who have had problems with substance abuse or mental health. Keep in mind that the Hippocratic Oath states that the goal of health care is to protect patients from harm. Michigan's Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP) is designed to help protect the public while encouraging recovery from substance use or mental disorders. (2005, 30 min) DVD Suggested Audience: Health Professionals
Selected Audience: Health Professionals

This program highlights the struggles of families in recovery and the successful strategies they used to begin the healing process and maintain sobriety. It also provides insights into conducting successful interventions and gives helpful tips for children, parents, grandparents, and caregivers on dealing with addiction in the family. (2004, 60 min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Treatment centers/Social Workers

METHAMPHETAMINE: Neurochemistry & Recovery
This powerful video, Methamphetamine: Neurochemistry & Recovery DVD examines the ways Methamphetamine changes the brain both chemically and structurally and how these changes interfere with the recovery process. Animations are used to show what happens to a users brain when Methamphetamine is introduced, and actual brain scans illustrate what happens as the users comes off of the drug. The video includes sections on basic neurochemistry, factors that inhibit recovery, physiological changes that occur in the brain from Methamphetamine use, including the loss of brain mass, the loss of memory, and an inability to concentrate. (2006, 31 mins) DVD
Selected Audience: Professionals, counselors, recovering people

This educational 3 disc DVD includes interactive instructional material and clinical vignettes from mental health, medical, addictions, and correction settings. Following each vignette, material is discussed in the context of the core principals and skills of motivational interviewing. Each DVD is 60 minutes in length.(2009)
Selected Audience: Counseling or treatment centers/mental health professionals

MUTUAL SUPPORT GROUPS: What Everyone Needs to Know
This program explores the role of mutual support groups (AA, Al-Anon, NA, NarAnon, etc.) and helps you discern whether one might be right for you or someone you care about. You also will learn what makes mutual support groups work and how to find one near you. (2004, 60 min.) DVD
Selected Audience: Employers/Educators/Treatment Centers/Health Care providers

This Webcast, the first in a series of ten, serves as an informative introduction to the September 2006 Recovery Month observance. It helps individuals and communities nationwide discover how to become involved at the local level. "The 2006 Road to Recovery" features the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) Director Dr. H. Westley Clark, CSAT Associate Director for Consumer Affairs Ivette Torres (program host), and recovery community representatives from across the Nation. (2005, 30 min) DVD
Selected Audience: Community, Parents

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