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Community Action Parent Information

ALCOHOL SERVER VIDEO- YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
This video is designed to teach bartenders and other wait staff to determine how to tell if a customer has had too much to drink. It also shows how to make alternative suggestions for other non-alcohol drinks if someone seems to have had too much to drink. (2001, 19 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Bartenders, waitress, other adults

COMING TOGETHER ON PREVENTION
This video presents 3 prevention models based on NIDA sponsored research: "Reconnecting Youth," "Project Star," and "Strengthening Families," (1994, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   All target audiences/Treatment counselors

DRINK SELLS THE DREAM
This award-winning documentary examines how alcohol is promoted in our society through sports, cultural events, billboards, and other media. The video critically examines advertising directed at high-risk populations including college students, African Americans, Hispanics, women, heavy drinkers, and youth. (1993, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Adults/Parents/Community groups

DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT IN PRISON: A NEW WAY OUT
Portrays two comprehensive drug abuse treatment approaches that have been effective with men and women in state and federal prisons. (1994, 23 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Counselors who work in prison settings

DRUG FREE ZONES
Drug Free Zones Taking Action is a fast-paced inspirational video that offers hope and more. Dedicated citizens talk about the challenges they faced and what they did. This video will motivate you to organize your community to take action against drug dealing and alcohol-related problems in your schools, neighborhoods, parks and housing developments. (1991, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Law enforcement/Community groups

FATHER MARTIN - PARENTSí SILENCE CONDONES
What do young people have to contend with on a daily basis? The more we know about substances helps our kids stay away from them. Education, communication, and cooperation are the best ways to avoid substance abuse in your family. (1988, 18 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Adults

FOX 2: SPRING BREAK IN CANCUN WITH MICHIGAN TEENS
WJBK-TV went to Cancun and followed Michigan teens around on their vacation. The massive amounts of alcohol, drugs and sex are compromising our childrenís health. The underage drinking goes on day and night without any police or parental supervision. (1998, 5 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adults

GENERATIONAL FORGETTING
For 130 years American society has followed a cyclical pattern of drug abuse. Topics of discussion include LSD, Opiates, and heroin. (1994, 18 Min
Selected Audience:   High school/College/Adults

HOW TO DEVELOP A COMMUNITY-WIDE ALCOHOL/ DRUG PROGRAM
Tape 1: Mobilizing Your Community - This video will show you how to: develop and maintain interest, develop and define the task force, work together, identify and reach your goals, and obtain funding. (32 Min.) Tape 2: Basic Guidelines for Effective Programs - This video will show you how past mistakes can be avoided. Adults have a part in helping young people, alcohol impacts teenagers, prevention and student assistance fit together, and that each system needs to help. (28 Min.) Tape 3: Helpful Programs for Each Part of the Community - Jim Crowley clarifies how each system or group can contribute to bringing more effective programs to young people. (28 Min.) (1988)
Selected Audience:   Community task forces

KIDS OUT OF CONTROL
This program discusses today's too frequent scenarios: an eighth grader whose drug use completely altered his personality; a young girl who became severely depressed because of work, school, and familial pressure; and a teenage rape victim who ran away from home, attempted suicide, and became addicted to drugs. The program helps viewers to determine whether a child is in need of help, (1993, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Youth intervention providers

LETíS HELP YOUTH STAY DRUG FREE
Part 1: New Goals, New Resources - This is a national teleconference, by SAMHSA, CADCA, CSAP and National Guard. A panel of professionals answer questions and guide the discussion to direct parents and professionals to goals and resources. (117 Min.), Part 2: Building Healthy Youth: Strategies and Services - This national teleconference discusses consequences, the law, peer pressure, attitudes and other issues that surround substance use. Risk and protective factors associated with substance use is another area covered. ALL STARS Program, Dare To Be You, and The Boys and Girls Club are some programs highlighted. Grants awarded and incentive programs available dealt with in this video. (120 Min.) (1997)
Selected Audience:   Parents/Professionals

LIFT IT UP
A riveting six-minute video that draws a straight line between alcohol and violence. It tackles the controversial issue of the role alcohol plays in assault, murder, child abuse, rape, emotional trauma, and physical violence. Starting softly -through poetry - the video unmasks the immensity of the issue. (1995, 6 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: REDUCING MINOR'S ACCESS TO TOBACCO
This video explains how to impact the community by offering solutions for access to tobacco. A broad-based group can design goals and objectives through media and educational campaigns. (1995, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups

MICHIGAN ZERO TOLERANCE LAWS: NO FOOLINí, THEY MEAN IT!
This video is to inform students about the Zero Tolerance laws as they relate to juvenilesí use of alcohol and other drugs. The law and the courts separate alcohol as a drug from drugs such as marijuana, LSD and heroin. Alcohol is a drug. This video will give a general overview of the laws as they apply to students. (1997, 18 Min.)
Selected Audience:   People under 21 years old

MICHIGAN'S DRUG FREE SCHOOL ZONES
School is a safe haven. Drug use can begin at elementary and can develop into some very serious problems. Through drug abuse programs, students learn physical, emotional, and legal consequences. Schools and drugs don't mix so a law was enacted to make stiffer penalties. (1990, 10 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Parents/Teachers/Administrators

PSAs FROM ONDCP 2001
The Office of National Drug Control Policy launched a public service advertising campaign to encourage participation in community anti-drug coalitions and drug-prevention across the country. This audiotape and video contain four messages titled "I Can Help," and "Scare Tactics." (2001, 2 Min.)
Selected Audience:   All ages

PSA's - MACOMB COUNTY PREVENTION COALITION
These public services announcements were created by Macomb County youth. Many of them focus on drinking and driving or tobacco issues. (2000, 15 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Middle School & High School Students

PARTNERSHIP FOR A DRUG-FREE AMERICA PSAs REEL
Twenty-seven anti-drug public service messages for TV and 5 radio spots. These 10 - 30 sec clips can be used to help change adolescent perception of drug danger and social disapproval. (1997, 20 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Students/Parents

POISONING YOUR CHILDREN: THE PERILS OF SECONDHAND SMOKE
The Surgeon General, a pediatrician and an environ-mental pollution expert all give testimony to make a convincing case against secondhand smoke. Real-life examples underline the seriousness of this health hazard. (1994, 12 Min.)
Selected Audience:   High School/College/Parents

PREVENTION DOLLARS AT WORK
This video is an interactive guide for computer software that allows prevention organizations to apply for funding and/or look at their program systematically. This valuable guide uses a prevention ladder model with each rung on the ladder representing an important aspect of prevention: costs of ATOD abuse, expenses, project results, projected savings from prevention. (1995, 9 Min. & 4 - 3.5" disks)
Selected Audience:   Community groups/Prevention organizations

PREVENTION WORKS! HOW TO MAKE IT WORK IN YOUR COMMUNITY
This documentary/training video was produced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA's) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. The program illustrates what substance abuse prevention is, what makes it most effective, and how it is being put to work by organizations nationwide. (1995, 42 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups

RALLY, THE
Alcohol and other drug use is not easily addressed by some individuals, as demonstrated in this video. The Rally is intended to provoke discussion within, as well as between, the coaches, parents, and student groups by challenging the stereotypes of the three groups. (1988, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Schools/Parent or community groups

SCHOOLS AND DRUGS
A teleconference with James Copple on problems, promise and programs. Live television audience and student representatives to help come up with real and practical solutions to these problems. Kids win when they have hope/faith, altruism, personal power, significant adults, and skills. (1999, 120 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior/Senior students/Adults/ Professionals

STONE'S THROW, A
A short but powerful look at how children view alcohol. The premise is to look at ourselves as role models an see how we are unconsciously sending messages. This was produced by the FACE Initiative. (1994, 5 Min. )
Selected Audience:   Public service agencies/family-parent groups

WE CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS
This is a story of how a community mobilizes to deal with the problems of alcohol and other drugs and their harmful effects on young people. (1988, 17 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups

WHAT SHOULD I TELL MY CHILD ABOUT DRINKING?
This two part video looks at the need for parents to take responsibility for discussing alcohol with children. Using "teachable moments" to instruct parents about how they can initiate alcohol-related conversations. (1996, 46 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Parents/Caregivers