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Use, Abuse & Addiction - Curriculum Package

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From history through prevention and treatment, these ten videos on 2 DVDs present a comprehensive look at drugs and their effects. Curriculum package includes Uppers, Downers book and resource disk.

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$270.00

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Running Time:
Disk I: 63 minutes
Disk II: 102 minutes
Copyright: 2009
Format: DVD
Spanish sub-titles
Closed Captioned

A compilation of ten videos on two DVDs addressing everything from the history and etiology of drug use through treatment and recovery.

Part I:
  • History (14:40 minutes) This segment explores the roll psychoactive drugs have played in the social economic and emotional development of civilization.
  • Prevention (19 minutes) Prevention is a shared responsibility and the goals of the three recognized methods are explained. Age of first use as an indicator of future problems is also explored.
  • Treatment (13:43 minutes) Treatment and recovery become a lifelong p[process for individuals willing to confront their addiction. This segment deals with each aspect of the treatment continuum.
  • Mental Health and Drugs (16:20 minutes) Co-occurring disorders are challenging for both the patient and their treatment provider. This film focuses on simultaneous treatment using medications and individual/group therapy.

    Part II:

  • Heredity, Environment & Psychoactive Drugs (13:50) The combination of a person's genetic history and the external pressures they experience at various times in their lives are key factors of addiction.
  • Uppers (13:15 minutes) Stimulants — from cocaine to amphetamine to caffeine and nicotine — each class is examined in terms of mental and emotional effects.
  • Downers: Sedative Hypnotics (18:25 minutes) Prescribed to lessen pain and anxiety, these are effective when used as therapeutic adjuncts to treatment, misuse leads to serious addiction.
  • Alcohol (16:50 minutes) Woven into the cultural and family traditions of most peoples, alcohol is the oldest and most widely used psychoactive drug which can, if abused cause irreversible physiological damage.
  • All-Arounders (20:18 minutes) This segment addresses the alphabet soup psychedelics like MDMA and LSD to the plant based substances like mushrooms and marijuana.
  • Other Drugs, Other Addictions (19:55 minutes) Addiction isn't limited to street drugs and alcohol, this segment deals with addictive inhalant, steroid, gambling, eating and internet behaviors.

    Resource Disk: Curriculum overview, 10 PowerPoint presentations, reproducible worksheets for each segment

    Curriculum Package: $270 
    Part I and Part II DVDs, Resource Disk, Uppers Downers All Arounders Textbook
    2 DVD Set: $195 Part 1 and Part II DVD's

Featuring:
Darryl Inaba, PharmD
Research Scientist,
former CEO, Haight-Ashbury Free Clinics

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