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Videos Beginning with "M"

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

MAN WHO LOVED A CHALLENGE, THE
This video, designed to help clergy and parishioners accept the reality of chemical dependency as a lethal disease, tells the story of a parish priest who tries to get a new resident in the neighborhood, a recovering alcoholic, to come to church. The video also shows ways to deal with affected persons, assist their recovery, and live out the imperative to "love your neighbor." (1987, 19 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Churches/Lay ministries/ Seminaries/Parishioners

MARIJUANA
Dr. David Ohlms discusses marijuana addiction, symptoms, withdrawal, and treatment. Dr. Ohlms also explains the impact of marijuana use on the human mind and body. (1988, 34 Min.)
Selected Audience:   General audiences

MARIJUANA: THE MIRROR THAT MAGNIFIES
This video covers an array of issues like the increase of THC over the years, neonatal effects, cognition, the reasons people use this drug, poly drug use and the scientific explanation of this drug's effects on the human body. (1996, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teen/Adult

MARIJUANA UPDATE-REVISED
Leo Hayden a former college athlete tells his story of addiction. Graphics are used to demonstrate physical effects. Former addicts share the psychological effects. Facts, chemical content, why kids start, why they don't, tolerance, body organs, estrogen, effects on pregnancy are all covered in the video. (1997, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior high/Adult

MEDICAL AND LEGAL IDENTIFICATION OF DRUG USE
Tape 1: Neurochemistry of Drug Dependence - presents the basic concepts for understanding dependence or addiction. (33 Min.), Tape 2: Identifying the Addicted or Dependent Person- explains a drug's blood life to determine the type of drug use: occasional, binge, or addiction. (46 Min.), Tape 3; Identifying the Person under the Influence - There are many physical and behavioral indicators that can be used to help determine drug use. (32 Min.), Tape 4: Identifying the Covert User - The basic signs and behaviors associated with covert (non-obvious) drug use is described in this video, with special emphases on time, motivation, and performance as indicators. (33 Min.), Tape 5: What to Do after You Identify the Drug User - This video explains how to get help for the drug user. The key to successful drug treatment and relapse prevention, urine and blood test monitoring, are described. (31 Min.) (1986)
Selected Audience:   Law enforcement/Education/ treatment

MEDICAL ASPECTS OF TOBACCO
The physical and emotional effects of tobacco are clearly demonstrated in this video by Dr. Max Schneider, M.D. You will also learn from kids who still smoke and from those smokers whose lives have been damaged forever by tobacco use. (1990, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adult

METH EFFECT, THE
The effects of crystal meth abuse being both psychological and physical in nature are discussed by Dr. David Ohlm. The drug, the addict will feel an increase in energy, alertness and a decreased appetite. During withdrawals, the user feel extreme fatigue, an increased appetite and is susceptible to psychological problems including depression, paranoia and hallucinations, and in some cases suicidal tendencies and violent outbursts. (2000, 20 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Adults ***Requires notice to pick up.

METHADONE: WHERE WE ARE
This video examines the biological effects on methadone; the role of the counselor in treatment; and societal attitudes and stigmas regarding methadone treatment and methadone patients. (1993, 24 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Target audiences/ Counselors

METHAMPHETAMINE: THE CRYSTAL CAGE
This video extensively interviews five former users as a means of exploring the cycle of addiction and learning first-hand the risks involved in methamphetamine use and addiction. In exploring this cycle of addiction, it provides young viewers with timely and accurate information to foster informed choices. (1998, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   High School

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

MIRROR OF A CHILD
Adult Children of Alcoholics see how the qualities of their lives are currently being affected by wounds from the past. The need for recovery is illustrated by watching the experience of a young child of an alcoholic. (1989, 19 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Adult children of alcoholics

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

MY POT VIDEO
A young man is forced by a judge to make this video because he was arrested with possession of marijuana. The teenís attitude toward marijuana is challenged and enlightened. (1997, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior/Senior high

MY SELF ESTEEM
Eleven-year-old Molly Kramer doesn't think much of herself. Molly's alter ego appears and teaches her techniques for developing self esteem. (1990, 18 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Grades 3 - 6