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With Joseph Lee, M.D., Ken C. Winters, Ph.D., and Amanda Klinger, Psy.D.
#8847 In this compelling video, doctors and clinicians join teens and young adults with firsthand accounts to discuss the symptoms and consequences of substance use.
The video is divided into four chapters and discusses alcohol and other drugs of abuse across the continuum from prevention and intervention, to treatment and early recovery.
- Chapter 1 Explains the short- and long-term consequences of alcohol and other drug use, as well as the basic signs of harmful use and addiction.
- Chapter 2 Reveals how alcohol and other drug use affects the developing brain and body, covering all major drugs but with specific emphasis on alcohol, prescription drugs, marijuana, and synthetic drugs.
- Chapter 3 Outlines strategies that have been proven to prevent or reduce alcohol or other drug use, such as finding positive alternatives to use and learning refusal skills.
- Chapter 4 Focuses on how to get help and what the treatment experience is like.
The accompanying CD-ROM features facilitator guides for teen and parent sessions, and reproducible materials for young people and their clinicians, teachers, and parents.
Viewing time: 90 minutes. Closed-captioned. © 2013. $265.00
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