Addictions - Drugs

Teen Danger Zone

Subject: 
Drug Awareness
Minutes Long: 
46 min.

Combining hard-hitting personal stories with cold facts, the first six segments of this chaptered program report on some of the most common drugs currently being abused by teens: OxyContin, PMA, Special K (ketamine), the methamphetamine Ice, inhalants, and, in the form of binge drinking, alcohol. The final segment focuses on hazing, a frequently outlawed form of initiation that, like substance abuse, speaks directly to the teenage desire to fit in with peers - sometimes at any cost. 

2006

Produced By: 
Films Media Group

Beyond Opiates

Subject: 
Addiction
Minutes Long: 
33 min.

This video presents a fresh new perspective on the science of pain and how it influences recovery from opioid dependency including fentanyl. The content focuses on a new paradigm for understanding chronic pain showing how the extended use of prescription painkillers increases the sensitivity of nerve cells thereby magnifying pain (hyperalgesia, hyperpathia, alodynia).

Produced By: 
CNS Production

Discover the 12 Steps

Subject: 
12 step recovery
Minutes Long: 
56 min.

In this new video, real men and women in recovery - not actors - discuss how working a Twelve Step program has helped them in their recovery journey. Each of the Twelve Steps is explained by people who candidly share their personal stories about how working the Steps has helped them continue to live one day at a time and stay clean and sober.

Produced By: 
Hazelden

Recovery Humor 101

Subject: 
Addiction and recovery
Minutes Long: 
40 min.

Powerfu stand-up comedy written and reformed by Mark Lundholm. This quick paced show is packed with truths about addiction, humorous stories, powerful life lessons, anecdotes and unforgettable stategies to help ensure a successful recovery and what stands in the way.

Produced By: 
Mark Lundholm Enterprise Inc.

Rewind - A Film About Choices

Subject: 
Drugs and Addiction
Minutes Long: 
26 min.

Offers a provocative look into the real-world relationship between drugs and alcohol and teens who get consumed by them. Also offers hope to those trying to quit and examines the role that drugs like marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, alcohol, magic mushrooms and crystal meth play in their lives. Frank and powerful!

Produced By: 
Pacific Telivision Film and Production

Recovery from the Heart - A Journey Through the Twelve Steps

Subject: 
Recovery
Minutes Long: 
90 min.

This series encourages Native client in addiction treatment programs to set attainable goals, create strategies for resutlts, and build in follow-through experiences. Based on the teachings of the Medicine Wheel, the Twelve Steps, and a system of principles, values and laws from a Native American perspective. Three 30 minute programs on one DVD.

Produced By: 
White Bison

Scathed

Subject: 
Crystal Meth addiction
Minutes Long: 
26 min.

Crystal Meth has roared across the globe, leaving in it's wake wrecked lives, broken dreams and death. Even hardened addicts fear it, and yet, young people in greater numbers are turning to this drug for a cheap, lasting high, ignoring the life-threatening consequences. Scathed takes an honest look at the problem through the eyes of teenaged users, health-care workers and police.

Produced By: 
Odd Squad Productions 2007

Tears for April

Subject: 
Addictions
Minutes Long: 
98

Tears for April – Beyond Blue Lens, the myth that drug abuse affects just the user is destroyed as life and death unfolds in Vancouver’s drug-infested Downtown Eastside. Tears For April follows the short, tragic life of April Reoch as told by recently retired beat cop, Cst. Al Arsenault warned the fresh-faced 17-year old to leave the streets, but his warnings fell on deaf ears. Within six months, April was hooked on drugs and prostituting herself.

Produced By: 
Odd Squad Productions

What Is Your Drug IQ?

Subject: 
Prevention
Minutes Long: 
17

Two young narrators lead us through a series of true/false questions that test knowledge on alcohol, marijuana, LSD, cocaine, and inhalants.  Rumours and half-truths dispelled as viewers learn the facts.

Produced By: 
Canadian Learning Company

Upper, Downers, All Arounders

Subject: 
Alcohol and drugs
Minutes Long: 
62

This two-part “multi-award” winning video is the most comprehensive program on  psychoactive drugs available.  This updated version provides more interviews with minorities, current information on drugs and HIV / AIDS, along with better animation. 

Produced By: 
CNS/ Cinemed Production
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