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Videos Beginning with "B"

BABY'S MOST IMPORTANT GIFT
Information on birth defects that are 100% preventable. Includes video, flyers and brochures. (1992, 24 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Professionals/Nurses

BENNY AND THE 'ROIDS
The dangers of taking steroids is the focus of this revealing drama of an aspiring high school football player. Benny, it seems, is going nowhere fast on his current training program. Football is his life, and he wants it to continue into the pros. To him, steroids are the only means to get the recognition required to fulfill his dreams. He gets bigger and better, but the negative side effects of the drug outweigh the good, and his dream ends up shattered. (1988, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior/High school students

BINGE DRINKING, 48 HOURS
The younger underage drinking begins the more danger to the person. Young people test their limits. Binge drinking is the number one health threat to college students. Media/advertising images dissected. Drinking, Driving and killing. This video is a TV segment that includes commercials. (1999, 60 minutes)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adults

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS FOR THE OFFICE WORKER
This video kit contains a six minute video and a test for participants. The participants will be able to understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how they're transmitted, identify the ways in which bloodborne pathogens could enter the body and describe potential work-related risky situations, know how to protect against bloodborne pathogens by following universal precautions and by using personal protective equipment, and demonstrate how to remove gloves and how to wash hands properly. (1994, 6 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Substance abuse professionals

BODYWATCH: INHERITING ALCOHOLISM
Children of alcoholics bear a double burden - they must endure the consequences of their parents' excessive behavior as well as the strong possibility of adopting that behavior themselves. This insightful program explores the psychological and physio-logical ramifications of living with this disorder. (1989, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Children of alcoholics/Substance abuse professionals

BOY WHO WAS SWALLOWED BY THE DRUG MONSTER, THE
This video about a boy named Vince, is presented in cartoon format by one of the creators. The story, illustrations and narration are provided by Sue Pettit. It is a true story based on her son, Vince. The last few Min. of the video are presented by Vince, a 22 year old man in prison. (1994, 13 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Elementary

BRADSHAW ON THE FAMILY
John Bradshaw discusses issues relating to families. Tape I - The Family in Crisis Tape II - The Healthy Family Tape III - The Unhealthy Family Tape IV - The Compulsive Family Tape V - The Persecuted Tape VI - The Bad Child Tape VII - Most Common Family Illness Tape VIII - Help for the Family Tape IX - Health for the Family Tape X - Hope for the Family (1986, 60 Min. each tape)
Selected Audience:   Families

BRAINSTORM: THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR BRAIN ON DRUGS
This video uses four, 15-minute sections to provide educational information with hands-on activities for children 8 to 12 years old. Each section has a mini review of the previous sections. The activity guide provides background information and activities. Part 1 - The brain and nervous system. Part 2 - Nervous system breakdown. Part 3 - Street drugs: side effects and addiction. Part 4 - Alcohol and nicotine can harm the body. (1994, 60 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Ages 8 to 12

BRANDON TELLS HIS STORY
Brandon Silveria tells his story of the terrible price he has paid for a stupid choice he made when he was seventeen. Brandon had a few drinks at party, managed to drive his friends home, then wrapped his car around a tree. He spent two and a half months in a coma, and several more years in rehabilitation. His speech is slurred, his walk is unsteady, his memory is permanently impaired. Most of all, you'll see how many lives can be changed forever by one irresponsible decision. (2004, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens

BREAKING THE MOLD/BREAKING THE MYTH: DEFINING THE MASCULINE IDENTITY
A three-part series with Robert Subby, psychologist/ lecturer, gives an account of men in various stages of personal identity development. Tape 1: Retrieving the Past This video questions the ability to trust, stand separate from others, respond to change and finish what they start. (29 Min.) Tape 2: Healing the Wounds Focus is on the psychological and emotional fallout created as a result of living under the influence of a system governed by a set of dysfunctional rules. (22 Min.) Tape 3: Setting the Course This video pulls together all the critical developmental components of personal growth and presents viewers with an inspirational message of hope. (28 Min.) (1993)
Selected Audience:   Men groups/Psychologists and therapists/Substance abuse professionals

BRIDGE TO OPPORTUNITY: SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT
This video traces a specialized type of supported employment available for people with disabilities in Macomb County. Views of the worker, the employer, the parent and the agency personnel are shared. (1993, 23 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Employers

BROKEN PROMISES
This video dramatizes three sessions of a children's support group led by two counselors. The issues include a definition of alcoholism and drug addiction, feelings, and coping skills. (1990, 33 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Educators/Counselors/Mental health professionals with groups of children aged 9-14 years of age

BROTHER EARL'S OUR FATHER
Brother Earl discusses the vital subject of spirituality with sensitivity and conviction. The Lord's Prayer is broken down into a practical day-to-day guide to help the recovering addict embrace spirituality and manage life. Audience involvement adds to the warmth. (1989, 40 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Treatment centers/Concerned family members/Schools/Churches/Social service agencies

BROTHER EARL'S STREET TALK
Approaching chemical dependency in a down-to-earth manner, this video describes what addiction is and how it affects behavior, performance, and judgment. Crucial, basic concepts on addiction are discussed, including denial, rationalization, and loss of control. (1989, 60 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Treatment centers/Concerned family members/Schools/Churches/Social service agencies

BUILDING SELF CONFIDENCE
In this recovery video, Earnie Larson teaches self-confidence is the treasure house of successful living. He covers: What constitutes self-confidence? The key to building self-confidence. How to maintain a healthy self-confidence. (1991, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Recovering persons