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Addiction: Young Adults Winning the Battle
SKU: 12044
If hindsight is 20:20, this three-part series offers some very clear-eyed advice by young adults who have wrestled with addiction and won. Combined with the comments of addiction specialists, these straight-talking testimonials make a strong anti-substance abuse statement that will resonate with kids and teens alike. A Cambridge Educational Production. 3-part series, 20-22 minutes each.

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Adult Children of Alcoholics: A Family Secret
SKU: 2629
In this program, famous adult children of alcoholics speak out about childhood nightmares and adult behavior that continues to reflect the problem of a parent's alcoholism: some chose alcoholic partners, others developed drug, gambling, or other addictions. All speak of the difficulties of coping with the damage inflicted by an alcohol-centered childhood. (52 minutes)

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Alcohol
SKU: 39494
Alcohol isn't a drug." "A cup of coffee will sober me up." "I'm always a safe driver, even after a couple of beers." These statements are only a few of the myths this video skewers as it explores the history of alcohol, including its use as a medicine; the effects of alcohol on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward alcohol and trends such as binge drinking. The video also examines the prevalence of alcohol in American culture and discusses alcoholism-how to identify it and how to treat it. A viewable/printable instructor's guides is available online. Correlates to National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A Cambridge Educational Production. (17 minutes)"

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Alcohol and Drug-Free Teens
SKU: 1003842
In this program real teenagers describe the world of alcohol and drugs that surrounds them and the hard choices they have to make. Viewers hear from teens that have actually experienced the physical, emotional, social, and academic consequences of abusing alcohol and drugs. Many have opted to choose a drug-free life, and their “success” stories clearly demonstrate the benefits of that choice. Teens focus on the “anti-drugs” in their lives: sports, music, family, achieving academic excellence, and setting goals for the future. After viewing this program students will acknowledge that a drug-free lifestyle is a positive choice, realize that drug-use interferes with achieving goals, identify ways to resist the peer and internal pressure to try drugs, and understand that being drug-free promotes better relationships. Expert commentary throughout supports and expands information.

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Alcohol and the Family: Breaking the Chain
SKU: 2383
Alcohol is pervasive in our society; its use is accepted and encouraged. Alcoholism, on the other hand, is a disease which must be recognized and treated. This program analyzes the signs of alcoholism and shows how a family member, coworker, or friend can help break the chain of alcoholism; demonstrates how one family dealt with the problem and discusses the impact of alcoholism on the children of alcoholics; and discusses the options and prognosis for alcoholism treatment. (25 minutes)

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Alcohol and tobacco: The Truth
SKU: 8182
This two-part series takes all of the glamour out of drinking and smoking for today's teens by unmasking their harmful realities. A Cambridge Educational Production. 2-part series, 30 minutes each.

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Alcohol Facts: Straight Up
SKU: 1003984
Grade Level: 6+

Two teen hosts present the unvarnished facts about alcohol while scenarios reveal the physical, emotional, and social consequences of drinking. Follow a group of teens who: give in to peer pressure to drink; use drinking as a way to ease uncomfortable feelings; are confronted with the choice of driving with someone who has been drinking; have family members who drink excessively. Rachel is under pressure from Valerie, June, Pedro, and Steve to let them drink at her house. She goes against her better judgment and relents. Later they sneak out to town and Steve steals candy from a store. Rachel’s mother catches them. Sara responds to academic pressure by drinking. When drunk she flirts with her best friend’s boyfriend and ruins their friendship. Pedro’s brother, who has been drinking, comes to pick Steve and Pedro up after a game. Steve makes the decision to call home for a ride instead of getting in the car. Valerie is humiliated when her father, who is drunk, teases and embarrasses her friend June when she comes over to work on a project.

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All About Drugs
SKU: 1003861
Give even the youngest students the facts about drugs and medicines they need to know. Helps them understand that staying healthy means taking care of your body and only using medicines that are prescribed for you. Emphasizes that while drugs and medicines can be very helpful, they can also be dangerous, especially for children.

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Choose Life or Choose Meth Can Help End The Epidemic in Your Schools
SKU: MP2007CLCMEDU
Described as “the best educational video ever produced on the meth problem,” this five-time national award-winning documentary employs the same strategy that California used to reduce tobacco use by 27% under Prop 99. It contrasts over four-dozen positive health education messages against the harm that methamphetamine causes. Many people who try meth feel they can work a double shift, stay up studying or party all night. In reality meth is a poison that is also extremely addicting. It typically destroys the personality and vital organs including the brain, heart, liver and skin, among others. Users often become addicts within a week and start down a long, tragic road that is fraught with crime, mental illness, broken families, job loss, STD’s and horrific physical suffering. We have many choices to make in life. By the end of this movie viewers know why they can “Choose Life…or Choose Meth."

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Cocaine and Crack
SKU: 39496
The pleasure of a cocaine high doesn't last long, but the damage cocaine causes can last a lifetime. This video explores the history of cocaine; the effects of cocaine and crack on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward cocaine and crack. The video also delves into the illicit cocaine trade and the South American cartels that control it, as well as addiction to cocaine-both physical and psychological. A viewable/printable instructor's guides is available online. Correlates to National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A Cambridge Educational Production. (19 minutes)

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Coming Down: The Aftermath of Doing Drugs
SKU: 10382
Whether they know it or not, drug addicts must eventually face a choice: detox, dysfunction, or death. What is life really like for young abusers trying to leave their drug habits behind? In this program, teenagers speak out about the devastating and long-lasting emotional effects that substance abuse has had on their lives. Dramatizations combined with the harsh facts of addiction underscore the dangers of drug abuse. A Meridian Production. (20 minutes)

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Drink Spiking: Awareness and Avoidance
SKU: 40272
Drink spiking has become a social and health problem of alarming proportions. This program explains what drink spiking is and helps students recognize situations that may increase vulnerability to drink spiking and date rape. Highlighting the growing prevalence of the crime, the video uses case studies to illustrate when and where the offense is likely to occur and profiles the type of people who do it. Also examined are the substances commonly used in drink spiking-including their street names and their potential physical, emotional, and social effects-and the consequences for those who commit drink spiking. Expert guests include Geoff Munro, director of the Australian Drug Foundation. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online. (29 minutes)

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Drug Dangers: Medical, Legal, and Social
SKU: 40380
What causes addiction? Is experimenting with drugs just a dangerous gamble or an expressway to the gutter? Can common sense override the urge to rebel and the yearning to fit in? This four-part series reveals the pitfalls of substance abuse in terms of health threats and psychological problems as well as the many ways an addict can run afoul of the law and society. Featuring commentary from medical and legal experts and candid testimonials from current and former users, the series shows how easily addiction can occur and explores ways to help those afflicted break their deadly habits. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online. 4-part series, 22-30 minutes each.

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Drugs & Alcohol and Your Choice
SKU: GH4483
There are all kinds of drugs. Some help people with medical problems and can be bought in any store, right over the counter. Other medicines must be prescribed by a doctor. The alcohol and energy drinks we see advertised everywhere? Those are drugs, too. Then there are illegal drugs like marijuana. Some drugs are helpful. Some can be hurtful, and even deadly. What do all they have in common? They all change how your body works and they should all be taken seriously.

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Drugs: The Straight Facts
SKU: 40458
The only antidote to the flashy appeal of drugs is honest information. Give your students the straight facts on some of the most widely abused substances with this five-part series. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Correlates to National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act. A Cambridge Educational Production. 5-part series, 17-20 minutes each.

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