Family

Loving Someone With an Addiction

Subject: 
Recovery
Minutes Long: 
60 min.

For those who live with an addiction, it is both hearbreaking and exhausting. Family members are torn between how to help the addict and how to avoid supporting the addiction. Through interviews with experts and with families who have experienced the addiction of a loved one, this video will offer hopefilled support in the form of practical information, advice from others who have been there, and the power of shared experiences.

Produced By: 
Charity Spatzeck-Olsen

Invisible

Subject: 
FASD
Minutes Long: 
26 min.

Life with FASD and the further challenges that this disorder presents within the justice system.  (2010)

Produced By: 
Bearpaw Productions

Choices - A Film With Hope For Our Future

Subject: 
Mental Health - Decision Making
Minutes Long: 
78 min.

Our lives are full of changes that constantly demand for our attention. We can better cope with these demands by seeing where we can influence the changes for a healthier outcome. By understanding how to make healthier choices in difficult situation, we can often enjoy a better quality of life and reduce the stress of living. Hosted by Dr. Gordon Hasick, these programs gather a variety of insightful and experienced teachers, authors, prisoners, healers, corporate managers, councillors and ministers, to help you discover how you can consciously shape your life. (2010)

Produced By: 
C-1 Film Production Corp.

Parenting 101

Subject: 
Parenting
Minutes Long: 
23 min.

In the thick of life’s challenges, helping children grow into confident, respectful and well-behaved young people seems to require some kind of magical roadmap. While there are no miraculous shortcuts to successful parenthood, there are fellow travelers and professional experts who can shed light on the parenting journey. (2011)

Produced By: 
Meridian Education and MotionMasters

Rules, Rituals and Routines

Subject: 
Parenting
Minutes Long: 
18 min.

Dr. Knestrict combines his extensive professional knowledge with his hard-earned real-life experience as a father of three, and rerated a practical program to teach parents how they can structure their homes and lives to keep themselves and their children happy, healthy and sane. (2007)

Produced By: 
McIntyre Media Inc.

When A Man Loves A Women

Subject: 
Alcoholism
Minutes Long: 
125

Alice and Michael Green have a marriage filled with genuine passion, caring and sharing, and two beautiful daughters.  However beneath the surface of their loving relationship simmers a painful personal secret -- Alcoholism -- that Alice has been keeping from both her family and herself.  In addition, when her problem becomes an overwhelming crisis that tears at the fabric of their tightly knit family, Michael must challenge his wife to pick up the pieces of their lives and deal head-on with her problem.  Two professional actors - Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia, play this inspirati

Produced By: 
TV Movie

Kellogg: Codependency Series

Subject: 
Family codependency and recovery
Minutes Long: 
60 each

Terry Kellogg, host of this 6-part series on co-dependency is considered a pioneer in the treatment of dependent and co-dependent behaviour.  Co-dependency is described as a pattern of learned behaviours that produces confusion, denial, anxiety, shame, depression, and excess guilt as well as compulsive, self-destructive behaviours and stress related illnesses.

Produced By: 
Terry Kellogg - Lifeworks Communication

Intervention: How To Deal With The Addict In Your Life

Subject: 
Intervention - denial
Minutes Long: 
52

Takes viewers through an eight-step intervention process in a chemically dependent person’s life, using short dramatizations.  Explains denial, the major obstacle to recovery, enabling and co-dependency. 

Produced By: 
Wilron Media

Intervention and Recovery

Subject: 
Intervention
Minutes Long: 
28

Employers, friends, family members and family doctor can assist someone abusing alcohol/drugs to enter treatment and recovery. Answers such questions as -- "What is intervention?" "How do we overcome denial?" "Who makes up the intervention team?"

Produced By: 
FMS Productions

Hollow Water

Subject: 
Recovery - community
Minutes Long: 
44

Hollow Water is a tiny Ojibway village, home to 450 people –many of them victims of sexual abuse. The offenders have left a legacy of pain and denial, addiction and suicide. This video documents the moving journey of one family torn apart by years of abuse, which struggles to confront their past. This is a powerful tribute to one community’s ability to heal and change.

Produced By: 
National Film Board
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