Drugs

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

Stoned At School

Subject: 
Drug/Alcohol Prevention
Minutes Long: 
20 min.

It's just so cool to be cool....to be stoned at school...everybody knows how cool you are. But where does it actually get you? Teens peers explain what happens in REAL LIFE.

Produced By: 
TMW Media Group 2007

Youth and Drugs of Abuse

Subject: 
Prevention to recovery
Minutes Long: 
57 min.

Doctors and clinicians join teens and young adults with firsthand accounts to discuss the symptomes and consquences of substance use. This engaging video is divided into four chapters and discusses alcohol and other drugs of abuse across the continuum-from prevention and intervention, to treatment and early recovery.

Produced By: 
Hazelden Foundation 2013

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

Substance Abuse

Subject: 
Mental Health - Prevention - Drugs
Minutes Long: 
24

SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Seekers visit the Onen'To: Kon Treatment Centre at Kanesatake. "It's not about surviving any more. It's about starting a new life and living it to its fullest," more firmly rooted in culture and tradition.  2003

Produced By: 
Kinetic Video

Drugs: True Stories

Subject: 
Drugs/Addiction
Minutes Long: 
28

"A brilliantly produced and very hopeful piece. It illustrates very nicely the progression that goes with addiction." Richard Falzone, M.D., Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School Abuse of alcohol and marijuana led Joel to prescription painkillers. Joel and his family describe their ordeal through addiction, denial, and recovery. Experts from Harvard Medical School answer frequently asked questions.  2007
 

Produced By: 
Blake Works Inc.

Adolescents and Marijuana: Getting a Life

Subject: 
Marijuana
Minutes Long: 
18

Even teens in treatment programs for marijuana use deny its addictive qualities! Told strictly through the voices of the teens profiled, the video cuts to the core of marijuana attraction and the ultimate cost to the user on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level. This program is an inspiration for recovering teens of all walks of life to stay clean and nurture their recovery.  2000

Produced By: 
Hazelden Foundation

Marijuana: The Medical Consequences

Subject: 
Marijuana
Minutes Long: 
42

In this program, viewers will explore marijuana’s effect on the brain, both in terms of what produces its pleasurable effect, as well as the side effects apparent in various parts of the brain. Other core issues include effects on general physical health and emotional wellness, addictive qualities, and women’s issues. Medically accurate and up-to-date computer graphics are interspersed with engaging questions from the audience, offering a real-world approach to those concerned about marijuana and the implications of its use.  2004

Produced By: 
Recovery Direct Inc.

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

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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