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Videos Beginning with "D"

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

DEALING WITH DISCOURAGEMENT
In this recovery video, learn to recognize the signs of discouragement and how to avoid discouragement's powerful pull: why discouragement must always be confronted along, the journey of growth, the several causes of discouragement, specific powerful strategies in overcoming discouragement. (1991, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Recovering persons

DEATH IN THE WEST
This video is a documentary and a complete expose' of the cigarette industry. It is the story of six real-life cowboys -all Marlboro Man prototypes-all dying of cigarette-related disease. (1980, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Young people/Adults

DECISIONS: DRINKING AND DRIVING
This video shows the consequences of the decision to drink and drive. It follows the experience of one driver who was arrested for drunk driving. Particular attention is paid to the criminal and administrative processes that occur under Michigan's drunk driving laws. (1992, 23 Min.)
Selected Audience:   High school

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

DETACHMENT WITH LOVE
There are many new ways to solve old problems, beginning with detachment with love. Kathy starts out adopting new attitudes and values. As Kathy learns to take care of herself, she is less and less obsessed with the behavior of other people. As she recovers, her self-esteem grows. Martin's wife is recovering. So why does he have to go to a meeting? As Kathy shares her story, Martin begins to understand this family disease, and himself. (1986, 22 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Co-dependents

DIFFERENT LIKE ME
This video is the story of Jason, the teenaged child of an alcoholic parent, who lives in two worlds. In the pleasant world of high school, he is a quiet, average student. At home, he is an angry, confused, and frightened teenager trying to hold his disintegrated family together. This video helps children of alcoholics understand how their parents' chemical dependence has affected them. It helps them understand that they are not alone - that they didn't cause the problem and can't cure it themselves; and that by seeking help, they can live happier, more productive lives. (1988, 32 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Students aged 11-18

THE DOG WHO DARED TO KEEP KIDS OFF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
This video is an exciting, entertaining, action movie about Ralph and his young friends, some of whom are thinking about experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Ralph, a street-smart collie, is not only man's bet friend, but boys' and girls' best friend as well. Ralph is also the dog who dared to keep kids off drugs and alcohol. (1992, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Elementary aged children

DOING THE FOURTH AND FIFTH STEPS
Earnie Larsen calls the 4th and 5th steps the freedom steps. Once we begin to cast light into the dark corners of shame, guilt, and fear, freedom is exactly what happens. Over the years, Earnie Larsen has heard thousands of 5th steps. What he shares in this tape are methods of doing the best possible 4th and 5th steps. The group is left to discuss their own obstacles and solutions. (1989, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Recovering people

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: BROKEN WINGS
Tape 1: Women and Domestic Violence - This covers characteristics of an abuser, steps that women need to take to be safe, basic legal actions available, and support groups. (16 Min.), Tape 2: Children and Domestic Violence - This video covers the basic cycle of domestic violence, the kinds of abuse, warning signs of troubled behavior, and how to help children heal emotional damage. (15 Min.), Tape 3: Men and Domestic Violence - Men participate in a group program discussing issues of power and control, generational patterns, and that abusers are responsible for their actions. (19 Min.) (1994)
Selected Audience:   Counselor/Therapists/Groups

DON'T DROP THE BALL AGAIN
After viewing this video, you will be able to see how drug use can result in mistakes on the playing field, as well as at the worksite or in school. The neurological basis for physical and behavioral impairment is explained with the use of models and charts. The results of drug use on the eyes and other reflexes is described and demonstrated with actual persons under the influence of drugs. (1986, 40 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Coaches/Trainers/Doctors/Players/ Parents/Employers

DOUBLE TROUBLE
This video is a powerful and innovative examination of the complicated relationship between chemical dependency and psychiatric illness. Through a series of vignettes, this video addresses four of the most common psychiatric disorders found in combination with chemical abuse: depression, anxiety, antisocial behavior and borderline personality disorder. Each vignette shows symptoms or effects of combined disorders, but more importantly, addresses recovery issues and positive coping strategies. Emphasizing the value of professional therapy and self-help programs, and the sensitive issue of medication. Part I: Mood and Anxiety Disorders (30 Min.), Part II: Personality Disorders (30 Min.) (1990)
Selected Audience:   Family members/Mental health/ Substance abuse professionals

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 AND HIV: REACHING THOSE AT RISK
This video shows how three intervention models educate out-of-treatment injecting drug users about AIDS, about the behaviors that transmit the disease, and about strategies that reduce the risk of contracting AIDS. Focuses primarily on an indigenous leader community outreach model. (1995, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Community groups/Substance abuse counselors

DRUG ABUSE AND THE BRAIN
Through animation and interviews with experts in the field, clinicians will come to understand how the brain and its reward system work and how drug abuse can cause fundamental changes in the way the brain works. (1993, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   All target audiences/Treatment counselors

DRUG ABUSE TEST
Unique opportunity to test what individuals know about drugs and alcohol. Question and answer format dispels myths about marijuana, cocaine, and alcohol; promotes lively discussion. Includes information by leading drug experts. (1983, 25 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior high/High school/Adults

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 AVENGERS
The Drug Avengers story shows the meeting of two "kid cultures," cultures from different times with a common problem: drug abuse. Ten animated cartoons (four designed for grades 1,2,3, five designed for grades 4,5,6, and a common "pilot" episode) tells about visitors from the future. The Drug Avengers. (1989, 10 five min. episodes)
Selected Audience:   Grades 1-6

DRUG BABIES
Beginning with the scope of the problem, "Drug Babies" continues the story with the physical and mental effects of drugs and alcohol to the baby (both before and after birth). This video also takes a comprehensive look at the impact the epidemic is having on the mothers, social services, foster care, education, and treatment. (1990, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Hospitals/Prevention centers/ Women's programs/Government agencies/Neonatal units/ Treatment programs/Schools/Libraries/Health programs

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

DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND YOUR BODY
Children and their teacher learn that their bodies are affected by drugs and alcohol and what they should do when someone pressures them to use drugs, especially if that someone is a friend. (1989, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Primary school-aged children

DRUGS IN BLACK AND WHITE
Many think that America's drug problem is confined mainly to the inner cities. The penetrating documentary completely debunks this idea. Through revealing interviews with teenagers and their parents, reporter/narrator Collin Siedor presents another story: one that places suburban white teens in the middle of the drug crisis. (1990, 40 Min.)
Selected Audience:   General audiences

DRUNK and DEADLY
This video personalizes drunk driving statistics. The presence of a clock on the screen emphasizes how many people are killed in a 24 hour period in the USA. It shows the devastating effects on the victims' families and survivors. (1987, 30 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior High/Adults

DRUNK DRIVING: THINK BEFORE YOU DRINK
This video explains how alcohol enters the bloodstream. That as a depressant it will affect your reaction time, vision, judgment and inhibitions. It also explains the amount of alcohol it takes to impair a person and how long it will take to leave the body. (1998, 12 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior High/Adult

DUAL DIAGNOSIS
In early diagnosis of drug abusers, the drug counselor must be properly trained to screen the patient for mental sickness that may have been masked by self-medication. Dual Diagnosis video emphasizes how simultaneous focus is of critical concern to successful treatment of multiple illnesses. (1993, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   All target audiences/Treatment counselors