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Drug Addiction
Part of the Series: Addicted Teens
Illicit drugs include marijuana/hashish, cocaine (including crack), heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, or prescription drugs used without a prescription. These drugs are chemicals and while each drug produces different physical effects, all abused substances share one thing in common. They hijack the normal function of the brain and change the way the…
Addicted Teens - Personal Accounts of Substance Abuse Addictions
Addicted Teens is a documentary series that takes an in-depth look at teen addiction. It provides a personal connection with addicts, abusers, families and those in recovery and talks about the risks of trying drugs, an honest look inside substance abuse and the steps towards recovery. Teens and real experts…
Heroin & Opioid Addiction
Part of the Series: Addicted Teens
Heroin is an extremely addictive Opioid drug that is synthesized from Morphine. Heroin can be snorted, smoked, or injected and usually comes in a white or brown powder substance. It is estimated that almost 1/4 of all people who use Heroin once become addicted. Teen Heroin Abuse is a growing…
Drugs
Part of the Series: Real Life Teens
This program discusses the effects and repercussions of drug use physically and mentally. It talks about the different types and classifications of drugs. The video educates teens on the dangers of use and addiction. Teens give their own advice to other teens. After completing the program the student should have…
Behavioral Therapy for Chemical Addictions
Review the basics of substance use disorders--alcohol, prescription drugs, and illegal drugs--and what second- or third-wave CBT therapies can offer people who suffer with addiction. Add community reinforcement approach (CRA) to your CBT toolkit and see how it can be more successful than 12-step recovery programs.
Legal Highs
Part of the Series: Addicted Teens
Legal highs are man-made substances (chemicals) and strong stimulants that have similar effects to illegal drugs like cocaine, cannabis or ecstasy. They are sometimes called club drugs or new psychoactive substances (NPS) and provide physical, emotional and hallucinogenic effects and are marketed as a "legal" high. They range from plants,…
Teen Safety: Dating & Relationships
Knowledge is the key to keeping teens safe with friends, dates, strangers, and others. This program uses realistic scenarios and interviews to: *Give information about date rape drugs and how they work; *Demonstrate six strategies to prevent date rape; *Illustrate the common warning signs of an unhealthy relationship; *Introduce/reinforce the…
The Medicated Child
Part of the Series: Frontline
With over four million children now on behavior modifying medications, some starting as young as two years old, FRONTLINE continues its investigation into the controversial practice of medicating kids. Are the drugs safe? How young can you detect mental illness in a child? Is medication really the answer? As the…
Party Drugs
Part of the Series: Real Life Teens
Graduation from middle school to high school is a critical point for most teens and where the risk of alcohol and drug abuse rises dramatically. Many studies show that 14-year-olds are four times more likely to be offered prescription drugs and three times more likely to be offered Ecstasy or…
Molly, MDMA & Ecstasy Addiction
Part of the Series: Addicted Teens
Ecstasy, also called "Molly," is a stimulant (man-made) club drug often abbreviated as MDMA that has hallucinogenic properties. MDMA works by providing a rush of Serotonin and Norepinephrine, two neurotransmitters that signal feelings of pleasure and happiness. Ecstasy is one of the most popular drugs among teens today. It has…
Drug Abuse Beyond Marijuana & Alcohol - Crossing The Thin Line
Part of the Series: Real Life Teens
Todays Teens are more likely to abuse prescription and over the counter medications than many illegal drugs. This is often referred to as "pharming." Abuse of these drugs to get "high" is now an entrenched behavior among todays Teen population. Along with this behavior, Teens are exposed to date rape…
Blowing Smoke, Vaping Teens & Smoking Addiction
E-cigarettes have been called the next generation cigarette and vaping the newest way for teens to start smoking.Studies state that 1 in 4 high school students have already tried e-cigarettes. Teens who vape are more likely to start smoking than teens who don't and nonsmoking teens who start vaping are…