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Denial Intervention

DEALING WITH DENIAL
In this video, Earnie Larsen teaches the importance of dealing with life issues that remain for the addict after the addiction has been arrested: every addict is always co-dependent, denial of these co-dependent issues invites relapse, and denial easily leads to switched addictions in recovery. (1991, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Recovering persons

DENIAL? NOT ME
Kathy's denial prevents her from realizing that she has some problems of her own as a co-dependent: rationalizing, covering up, taking responsibility for others, enabling and blaming. A "guardian angel" helps Kathy look at her past behaviors. With growing self-awareness, Kathy begins to break through her wall of denial and seek help. This is the first and most important step in recovery.(1984, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Co-dependents

ENABLERS, THE
This video is a moving portrayal of one family's struggle with a chemically dependent wife and mother. In their effort to protect the addicted person from the consequences of her own actions, the family becomes frustrated and angry. This video puts the problem into perspective and teaches concerned persons how to stop hurting and start helping. (1977, 23 Min.)
Selected Audience:   College students/Adults

I'LL QUIT TOMORROW
This three-part video tells the story of Steve Miller, his family, his employer, and their struggles around Steve's progressing alcoholism. Lacking knowledge about alcoholism, the family and employer react typically and enable the illness to progress. One form of intervention often used in employment settings is shown. (1975, Three 30-min. parts)
Selected Audience:   Staff at treatment centers/Families of alcoholics/Employers

INTERVENTION, THE
A sequel to the video "The Enablers," this video picks up where the first video left off. Here the family takes positive action by initiating a recovery process for the dependent person, as well as for other family members. (1979, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   College/Adult

INTERVENTION: THE RESPONSIBILITY OF FRIENDS
This video offers information and strategies to friends and relatives of person's addicted to alcohol or other drugs. One option is the formal structured intervention. The second strategy is a heart-to-heart talk with the loved one. (1996, 17 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Friends/Families

MY KID IS DRIVING ME CRAZY
Part 1 deals with parental denial, guilt, enabling, fear, anger, blaming, and loss of control. Part 2 deals with families in recovery. Part 1 (28 Min.) Part 2 (28 Min.) (1988)
Selected Audience:   Parents/Schools/ Professionals

PARTY'S OVER, THE
The Party's Over is a visually intense, emotionally honest portrait of the intervention process - - the true stories of three former addicts. We see family members in denial, recognizing the problem, deciding to act, finding the interventionist, selecting and gathering the participants, establishing the rules of the intervention, rehearsing and finally, the intervention itself. (1991, 45 Min.)
Selected Audience:   College/Adult

A SLIGHT DRINKING PROBLEM
Alcohol abuse and alcoholism affects four times the number of non-alcoholics compared to problem drinkers. The problems of the "significant others" is studied in this film. Patty Duke Astin gives one of her finest performances as the sober wife of a practicing alcoholic. (1980, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Co-dependents

TAKE CHARGE! WITH JEFF JAY
This videotape explains why Jeff Jay developed an audiotape program and handbook to guide family and friends in an intervention. You will learn how to recognize the signs of alcohol and drug dependency, how families and friends can help a loved one, ten common myths about addictions, proven techniques for families, and special advice for adolescents and older adults. (1995) Audiotapes
Selected Audience:   Family and friends

TAYLOR TEEN PANEL ON ALCOHOL
Panel of teens discussing: accessibility, binge drinking, negative consequences, why kids start, and what can be done. (1995, 60 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Youth/Parents

WALL OF DENIAL
In the spirit of the streets and language used on the prison yard, this video educates "hard to reach" individuals about the largest stumbling-block to recovery: denial. (1991, 47 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adults

WORKING WITH HOSTILE TEENS
Working with teens today is a constant challenge. This video shows hands-on survival skills for dealing with hostile and resistant teens in any setting. (1994, 45 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Counselors/Therapists/Parents/ Teachers/Administrators

YOU DON'T HAVE TO
Michigan network of runaway/homeless and youth services. This is a three part storyline used to trigger adolescent groups in sessions that are facilitated by counselors. (1990, 35 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Counselors, therapists, parents, teachers and administrators