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Students-High School Videos

Binge Drinking Blowout
Real-life students testify to the heavy price they paid in the form of blackouts, violence, date rape encounters and alcohol poisoning. DVD points out that young people often fail to recognize the dangers of binge drinking because of a feeling of invincibility. Describes how excessive amounts of alcohol can render the brain unconscious or precipitate endless vomiting. (1998, 28 mins) DVD Suggested Audience: 7 to 12th grade
Selected Audience: 7 to 12th grade

This video takes teens on a tour of several labs across the country including one at the University of California at San Diego where doctors are researching the effects of alcohol abuse in teenage brains. The show's young host has a scan performed on her own brain, and then has the chance to see how it compares with the brains of other teens who drink alcohol regularly. The ground-breaking studies highlighted in the video dramatically connect long-term brain damage to underage drinking. Your students will see first-hand how alcohol affects teens as young as fourteen and fifteen years old. They will also learn why alcohol seems to harm younger brains more profoundly than older ones both in short term and long term, impairing memory, coordination and motivation and causing addiction. Video delivers a strong caution to teens considering any use of alcohol. Includes Pre- and Post-Tests (2002, 23 Min) DVD
Selected Audience: GRADES 7 - COLLEGE

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

Intoxicated teen drivers are responsible for 18% of motor vehicle deaths each year. Alcohol abuse is a major factor, but teen drivers' abuse of over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs and marijuana is rising at an alarming rate. (2009, 25 mins) DVD Suggested Audience: 9th grade through College
Selected Audience: 9TH TO COLLEGE

Public Service Announcements from ONDCP 2008
Fifteen and thirty second
Selected Audience: STUDENTS & PARENTS

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

Recovering Meth addicts tell stories about paranoid delusions and other horrific meth experiences. Dr. Jorge Martinez explains the drug qualities and the dangers of how the brain absorbs this drug so efficiently that it changes the brain every time it is used. The physical appearance of sores and facial burns of the drug addict are explained. The DVD concludes by showing footage of interviews with convicted felons who committed crimes while under the influence of meth to make the consequences clear to students. (2002, 26 mins)
Selected Audience: ADOLESCENTS