This informative 2-part series graphically illustrates the reality of the lives of teenagers struggling to survive on the streets. Designed for both runaways and those thinking of dropping out.
- Children of the Night: The Lost Ones: Through the real-life experiences of runaways and those who help them survive, viewers learn that turning to the streets should be their last alternative. Includes runaways who share their experiences. Explains how difficult it is to leave the streets once there.
- Starting Over: The Long Road Back: Focuses on the future to help kids who cannot go home realize and consider their options. Viewers hear advice from runaways who have dropped out of school and are struggling to get off the streets, off drugs, and out of prostitution. Residents and counselors at homeless shelters paint a vivid picture of life at the shelter. Out-reach workers and counselors discuss the alternatives that are available and help those with no hope, those with jail records, and those trapped by drugs and/or prostitution see that there are ways to start their lives over get off the streets and on with their lives.
Can purchase separately for $89.95 each, or $179.90 for the set. Each DVD runs 35 minutes. 1994.