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Videos Beginning with "W"

WAKE ME UP FROM THIS NIGHTMARE
This video is powerful, emotional and sometimes shocking. Four local Oakland County High School students participated in making this video. They were given no information ahead of time, so their reactions to situations are completely unrehearsed. After hearing from victims and drunk drivers, the teens go through a scenario of their own deaths and arrests. (2002, 22 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Health Classes, Driver Education

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

WASTED BREATH: KIDS ON INHALANTS, A
This video talks directly to kids about the dangers of inhaling common, legal household products and substances. Kids describe their own experimenting with substance abuse, creating emotional and physical damage. (1992, 19 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Grades 4-12/Parents

WASTED YOUTH (Heroin Use)
FOX 2 Problem Solver Investigation by Katie Texler. This shows that young people from middle and upper class homes in the suburban Detroit area are getting started at very early ages. Their addictions lead to sex, homeless-ness and theft. (1998, 7 Min. plus 30 sec PSA)
Selected Audience:   Teens/Parents

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 CAN I DO WHEN I FEEL BAD?
This dramatic program explores teenagers' feelings of low self-esteem and provides students with a variety of concrete strategies for coping with problems and for developing a more positive approach to life. ( 24 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teens

WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW: Zero Tolerance Laws 1997
This video is to inform parents about the Michigan Zero Tolerance Laws which are designed to deter the problem of youth drinking and driving. The speaker is Judge Pamela Gilbert O'Sullivan. (19 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Parents

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

WHEN YOUR PARENTS DRINK TOO MUCH
This is a series of "family-life" vignettes, juxtaposed with kids discussing problems at a support group meeting. It teaches young adults that their parent's alcoholism is a disease that they cannot cause, control, or cure. (1987, 27 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Young adults

WINNING AT PARENTING. . .without beating your kids
This video features Barbara Coloroso who uses a humorous approach to mealtime, bedtime, chores, fighting, and getting your kids out of the local jail. (1989, 125 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Parents

WITHOUT WARNING: THE DANGERS OF ALCOHOL POISONING AND BINGE DRINKING
Stories told by surviving family members reveal the devastating and lethal effects of alcohol overdosing in young people. This video shows how alcohol overdosing affects the body's system, the critical signs to look for in alcohol poisoning, and what actions not to take. (1997, 17 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Grade 8 - College

WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE
This video is about the barriers women addicts face in seeking treatment. (1992, 10 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Health care providers/Counselors

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