Drug Dangers: Medical, Legal, and Social (4-part DVD series)

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Reveals the pitfalls of substance abuse in terms of health threats and psychological problems as well as the many ways an addict can run afoul of the law and society.

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What causes addiction? Is experimenting with drugs just a dangerous gamble or an expressway to the gutter? Can common sense override the urge to rebel and the yearning to fit in?

This four-part series reveals the pitfalls of substance abuse in terms of health threats and psychological problems as well as the many ways an addict can run afoul of the law and society.

Featuring commentary from medical and legal experts and candid testimonials from current and former users, the series shows how easily addiction can occur and explores ways to help those afflicted break their deadly habits.

Click on each title for a full description or to purchase separately. Viewing time: 22-29 minutes each. Closed-captioned. 2007 and 2008. Purchase options for the series: DVDs, 3-year Streaming, or DVDs and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.

The series consists of:

  • Introducing Cannabis: Risks, Laws, and Habits – This program examines cannabis in the same context as harder drugs and reveals the devastating consequences of becoming addicted in childhood or adolescence.
    View a video clip and download a free instructor’s guide.

  • Introducing Tobacco: Risks, Laws, and Habits – This program explores the cold, hard facts about cigarette smoking, including legal issues surrounding it and the impact it can have on both users and non-users. Tobacco and addiction experts share their knowledge with viewers regarding short- and long-term health effects.
    View a video clip and download a free instructor’s guide.

  • Stuff You Need to Know About Party Drugs – This program looks at a range of popular party drugs – including alcohol, marijuana, ecstasy, amphetamines, and LSD – and contrasts their medical applications with their typical recreational uses and abuses. Young users deliver frank testimonials about their experiences with party drugs, while a trained pharmacologist and educator describes likely effects, potential dangers, and some basic safety precautions.
    Click here to view a video clip and download a free instructor’s guide.

  • Drink Spiking: Awareness and Avoidance – This program explains what drink spiking is and helps students recognize situations that may increase vulnerability to drink spiking and date rape. Highlighting the growing prevalence of the crime, the DVD uses case studies to illustrate when and where the offense is likely to occur and profiles the type of people who do it. Also examines the substances commonly used in drink spiking.
    View a video clip and download a free instructor’s guide.

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