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Addiction Caused By Mixing Medicines

Films for the Humanities and Sciences. (Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1992)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .A33 1992


(Annenberg/CPB Project, c1988)
McNichols Campus Library
BF 161.M6 no. 4

Experiments with persons suffering from addiction to heroin, alcohol, nicotine, food, or gambling give unusual insight into the nature of the mind. Viewers learn that the brain has natural receptors for certain kinds of chemicals that are activated in addictive behavior. Scientists also reveal the reasons for the pain of withdrawal. Recent studies on the mind’s capacity for chemical dependency reveal a complex and delicate balance within the brain. (The Mind Series). (60 min.)

Alcohol And The Family : Breaking The Chain

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1990)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132.A35

Analyzes the signs of alcoholism and shows how a family member, co-worker, or friend can help break the chain of alcoholism. Demonstrates how one family dealt with the problem and discusses the impact of alcoholism on the children of alcoholics. Also discusses the options and prognosis for alcoholism treatment. (25 min.)

Alcohol: The Social Drug, The Personal Problem

(Guidance Associates, Inc., 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5135 .A35

After a brief introduction to the psychological and physiological effects of alcohol, young people of varied backgrounds explore the reasons why they choose to drink or not to drink, describing their very personal (and sometimes tragic) experiences and their understanding of alcohol's role in their lives. (37 min.)

Altered States: A History Of Drug Use In America

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1996)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 4999.2 .A48 1996

A documentary on drug use and abuse in America, encompassing tobacco, alcohol, caffeine, opium, cocaine, LSD, marijuana and other substances. Indicates that drug use is not a contemporary phenomenon or problem but has been a constant presence throughout the country's social history. (58 min.)

Amphetamines: Danger In The Fast Lane

(Schlessinger Video Productions, 1991)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .A5 A52

Examines the history, effects, and medical and legal aspects of amphetamine use and abuse. (The Video Encyclopedia Of Psychoactive Drugs Series). (32 min.)

Animals And Angels: Spirituality In Recovery

(GRC Publications, c1988)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .T9 1988

Discusses the importance of spirituality in the recovery process. (23 min.)

Animated Neuroscience: The Actions Of Nicotine, Cocaine, And Marijuana in the brain [videorecording]

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
RM 315 .A58 1998

Examines the brain and its principal functions. Shows how the drugs nicotine, cocaine, and marijuana interact with brain cells and subsequently affect the body. (25 min.)

Anorexia and bulimia

(Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1991)
McNichols Campus Library
RB 150 .A65 A56

Explains the dangerously addictive nature of anorexia and bulimia, and their possible effects on the cardiovascular and central nervous systems. A nutritionist demonstrates the extremes to which people with these eating disorders commonly go in their addiction. (19 min.)

Babies And You: A Prenatal Health Program : Drinking, Smoking, And Drugs

(March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
RG 627.5 .S66

Outlines the health risks to the baby whose mother indulges in drinking, smoking, or drug use during pregnancy. Differentiates between over-the-counter, street, and prescription medications, cautioning against their use without a physician's consent. Presents various examples of babies and children whose parents' activities cause disease, malformation, and infant withdrawal. (13 min.)

Barbiturates: Sleeping Potion Or Intoxicant?

(Schlessinger Video Productions, c1991)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .B3 B23

Discusses the effects, side effects, and dangers of barbiturate use and abuse. (The Video Encyclopedia Of Psychoactive Drugs Series). (29 min.)

Can China Kick The Habit?

(WGBH Educational Foundation, c1994)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5770 .C44 C36 1994

NOVA vists the most cigarette-addicted nation in the world-- China. Western advertising and trading practices have exacerbated the fatal romance with smoking in the world's most populous country. (60 min.)

Changing Lives

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .C67 1998 no.3

The host visits two recovery programs-Ridgeview Institute and Project Safe to interview recovering addicts. (Moyers On Addiction: Close To Home Series). (81 min.)

Children Of Denial

Black, Claudia. (MAC Pub., c.1982)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132 .B627 no.1

Claudia Black discusses common emotional problems found in children of alcoholic parents and what can be done to help them. (Children Of Alcoholics Series, no. 1). (32 min.)

Club Drugs: When The Party's Over

(Hazelden, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .M38 C48 2003

Firsthand, real-life stories of six young addicts and their experiences with club drugs, the consequences of drug use in their lives, and their efforts to get straight and stay sober. In addition, two clinicians describe the physical and psychological effects of using club drugs, and a chemical dependency counselor discusses the benefits of recovery. Dicusses ecstasy, methamphetamine, LSD, GHB, ketamine, and rohypnol. With comments from individuals who are in recovery from drugs and alcohol. (28 min.)

Cocaine & Crack: The New Epidemic

(Schlessinger Video Productions, c1991)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5810 .C65

Examines the history, dangers, and increasing appeal of cocaine and crack abuse in America. (The Video Encyclopedia Of Psychoactive Drugs Series). (34 min.)

Cocaine, The Emerging Facts

(Sunburst Communications, 1986)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5810 .C62

Provides young people with up-to-date information on the epidemic proportions of cocaine abuse through a story about a high school girl whose life is turned around through involvement with cocaine. Explains how cocaine users feel when under the influence of the drug and why they can't quit. Discusses how to get help for drug abuse. Contents: pt. 1. Sarah's story -- pt. 2. The dangerous drug. (26 min.)

Compulsive Gambling: The Invisible Disease

(Carle Media, 1991)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 569.5.G35 C66 1991

Mixes historical and current clips of gambling and related activities to characterize the industry. Presents interviews with recovering gamblers and with experts, to examine stereotypes and myths about gamblers and gambling, the scope of the true problem, and the differences in its diagnosis, even among professionals. (22 min.)

Constant Craving

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C666 2003

Chemical addiction is now being treated like a disease, and a cure appears to be on the horizon. Approaching the topic of heroin, cocaine, alcohol, and nicotine addiction from a biological perspective, this program features new research into the meso-limbic reward pathway and efforts to implement treatments based on that research using Zyban, Naltrexone implants, and even a cocaine vaccine. (49 min.)

Counseling A Client With Patterns Of Alcoholism

(Western Illinois University, Dept. of Counselor Education and College Student Personnel, 198-?)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5278 .C68

Presents a videotaped session between therapist and client, preceded by discussion of the tape. Intended to help clients and therapists understand the counseling process. (Counseling Series). (40 min.)


(Films, Inc., c1986)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5810 .C722

Presents information about crack cocaine and profiles of several former users. An NBC News program. (15 min.)

Dangers Of Smokeless Tobacco

(American Dental Association, c1997)
Dental School Library
HV 5745 .D36 1997

Describes health risks associated with smokeless tobacco. Includes interviews and pictures of victims of mouth cancer caused by using smokeless tobacco.

Days Of Wine And Roses

(Warner Home Video, c2004)
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1997 .D397 2004

A domestic drama which reveals the corrosive effects of alcoholism on a hardened young advertising executive and his attractive young wife, both of whom drink heavily to compensate for their insecurity. Originally released as a motion picture in 1962. (117 min.)

Drinking Apart: Families Under The Influence

(Films For The Humanities & Sciences, 1999)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132 .D7 2000

Millions of Americans wrestle with a drug or alcohol problem during their lives, usually without the aid of counseling. But at Ackerman Institute for the Family, teams of counselors help many to regain their freedom. This program tracks the progress of a husband and wife, a mother and teenage daughter, and a young couple over a three-year period as they fight their way to recovery. Candidly filmed at Ackerman, at Addicts Rehabilitation Center in New York, and even in the subjects' homes, the documentary provides valuable insights into both the devastating effects of drug and alcohol dependence on different types of relationships and the methods being used to assist in breaking addictions. Originally shown on the television program: America undercover. (72 min.)

Drug And Alcohol Rehabilitation

(Films for the Humanities, 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5275 .D79

Rehabilitated substance abusers and medical experts talk about "coming back" from drug and alcohol abuse. Shows various methods and stages of treatment. (19 min.)

Drug Babies

(Parsons Runyon Arts & Entertainment [distributor], c1990)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5824 .I5 D7

This presentation deals with the physical and emotional problems of children who have been prenatally exposed to drugs and/or alcohol. It addresses the problems of the mothers involved, and the social services, foster care, and the treatment available. The future impact on the educational system is also covered. (32 min.)

Drug Prevention

(Films for the Humanities, 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5824 .Y68 D79

Phil Donahue and a panel of experts examine the problem of drug abuse among young people, searching for possible ways to prevent drug abuse and to provide effective drug education programs. Guests: Susan Newman, daughter of Paul Newman ; Sue Rusche, Exec. Dir. of Families in Action. (28 min.)

Dual Diagnosis: Chemical Dependency And Mental Illness

(AHA, 1988)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 645.68 .D82 1988

Discusses the coexisting of psychiatric illness and chemical dependency, and the difficulties of proper diagnosis and treatments. Combines lecture and interviews with dual diagnosis patients to deliver a message of hope. (22 min.)

Dying To Be Thin

(WGBH Video : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 552.E18 D94 2000

Looks at the eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia, current treatments, and the American obsession with thin women. Interviews health experts and models, ballet dancers, and other young women who are seeking recovery or have conquered their disease. (Nova Series). (57 min.)

Earth Walk: A Quest For Well-Being

(National Film Board of Canada, 1992)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 489.F45 E12

n search of healing, a woman follows her instinct: to be with other women in crisis. As her story entwines with each of theirs, she emerges from her confusion stronger, alive to the possibilities of renewing herself and our battered environment. (Informed Bodies Series). (75 min.)

Eating Disorders

(Aquarius Health Care Videos, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 552.E18 E29 2000

This program profiles four young people who've had eating disorders. Their experiences highlight how this illness is not just about food, but about struggling with loss of emotional control. The newer approaches using congnitive behavioral therapy and anti-depressants are explained. Russell Marx, MD, Clinical Director of the Eating Disorders Program at the Medical Center at Princeton, and Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD at the Dartmouth College Health Service, show what's being done to prevent and treat one of the most lethal categories of mental illness. (28 min.)

Focus: Eating Disorders

(Healthscope Film Library, 1986)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 552.E18 F62 1986

This film explores the medical, social, and emotional factors associated with eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia, compulsive overeating, and obesity) and shows people working with their physicians to overcome destructive eating patterns. (25 min.)

Family Matters

(Phoenix Films, 1987)
Dental School Library
HV 5132 .F35 1987

Five different families learn to live with alcoholism, drug abuse, and eating disorders. (25 min.)

Family Trap

(Hazelden, 1988)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132 .F38 1988

Discusses effects on the family when a member becomes chemically dependent. (44 min.)

Feels So Good (Hurts So Bad)

(Aquarius Health Care Videos, c2001)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 565 .F44 2001

This episode of "The Human Condition" series takes a dual look at two drugs-tobacco and alcohol-not illegal in the strict sense of the term, but potentially devastating to the health of those who are addicted. The relationship between smoking, disease, disability and death is well documented, as are the health benefits of quitting. Alcohol, another familiar substance, has devastating effects not only on addicted individuals, but also on family members, friends, and productivity in the work place. Through personal profiles we witness the early impetus towards problem drinking, and the multi-generational consequences of the disease. (30 min.)

Female Alcoholism

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Inc., 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5137 .F329

Examines the changing stereotype of the female alcoholic. Explains the dangers of drinking during pregnancy and the problems of children of an alcoholic mother. The program also suggests ways for women to overcome their reluctance to seek help. (19 min.)

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

(Films Incorporated, 1975)
McNichols Campus Library
RG 629 .F45 F47

Discusses a condition afflicting children born to alcoholic women. (13 min.)

Flintstone Kids: "Just Say No"

(Hanna-Barbera Home Video, c1990)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5808.5 .F62

The Flintstone Kids start a "Just Say No" club when Wilma is pressured to try marijuana if she wants to be accepted by a "cool" crowd. (22 min.)

Focus On Adolescents: Understanding Drug Use And Effects

(Addiction Studies Institute of the University of Detroit Mercy, 1994)
McNichols Campus Library
RJ 506 .D78 F62 1994

Provides a basic understanding of the risks associated with the use of mood-altering drugs, especially for adolescents. This understanding provides the rationale for a "zero tolerence" guideline for adolescent use of any mood-altering drug, including alcohol. (52 min.)

Gambling : Does It Benefit Society?

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 6715 .G22 1997

Some states and Native American tribes rely on legalized gambling as an essential source of income. But has this income really benefited those it was supposed to help? This program explores the question by weighing the financial benefits derived by host communities against the casino's detrimental effects on local business. Are casinos investing in communities, as suggested by supporters, or diverting the money elsewhere? Living conditions among those in communities with casinos are compared with other similar communities. Experts include a casino manager, a professor of economics, and an anti-gambling activist (29 min.)

Gambling: The Chance Of A Lifetime

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1997)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 569.5.G35 G36 1997

"The lure of gambling is the belief that a little money, well placed, will surely bring a significant return--although the belief rarely coincides with reality. This program examines gambling both as a harmless social activity and as an addiction. How some people allow gambling to consume their lives, and why they do it, is discussed by a treatment expert and a compulsive gambler. The effect of gambling on both individuals and their families is also examined. (Today's Life Choices Series). (28 min.)

Group Work For Eating Disorders & Food Issues

(American Counseling Association, 1995)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 552.E18 G76 1995

Dr. Cynthia R. Kalodner teaches counselors techniques that can be used in group therapy to help clients with eating disorders. (111 min.)

Group Work With Adolescent Children Of Alcoholics

(American Counseling Association, 1995)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132.G76 1995

Counselor in private practice and former teacher, Theresa Slayton reveals how to develop and implement Children of Alcoholics groups in schools or agencies. She provides a step-by-step procedure for conducting groups, including tips for identification of members, publicity, roles of COA's, group guidelines, and role play of group activities (e.g., establishing group rules, using family sculpturing in groups). (76 min.)


(Cambridge Research Group, 1999)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .D798 1999 pt.4

In this program, a pharmacist, an addiction counselor, a police officer, a historian, a pastor, and recovering addicts provide background on psychedelics and hallucinogens as a class of drugs, and study the history and biological effects of mescalin, psilocybin, LSD, and the designer drug MDMA. Utilizing case studies and personal experience, they explore these drugs' use, abuse, and hazards, which include vivid flashbacks and critical serotonin depletion. (Drugs: Uses & Abuses Series). (29 min.)

Healing Adult Children: The Roots Of Violence

(Aquarius Health Care Videos, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 569.5.C55 H43 1998

Interviews victims of violent childhoods to understand how their childhood has impacted their lives, and their hope for healing. Contents: pt. 1. A child's view of the world (25 min.) -- pt. 2. Children of addiction (26 min.) -- pt. 3. Children of violence (32 min.) -- pt. 4. Children of neglect (30 min.) -- pt. 5. The perfect child (28 min.). (141 min.)

Here's To You, Sister

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5137 .H47 1998

In this program, women speak candidly about their addiction and what caused them to become alcoholics. At a recovery program, women alcoholics learn ways to stay sober and deal with the looming reality of relapse. Originally broadcast in 1993 on the television program Man Alive. (25 min.)

Heroin: The Street Narcotic

(Schlessinger Video Productions, c1991)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .H4 H5

Examines the history, characteristics, dangers, and rehabilitation treatment associated with heroin. (The Video Encylopedia Of Psychoactive Drugs Series). (34 min.)

Hijacked Brain

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .C67 1998 no.2

Scientists are making dramatic discoveries about how addiction affects the brain. Moyers goes into the laboratory to follow researchers engaged in charting an "image of desire in the brain." (Moyers On Addiction: Close To Home Series). (57 min.)

Hooked: Illegal Drugs And How They Got That Way

(History Channel, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 4999.2 .H66 2000 v. 1-2

Contents: v. 1. Marijuana, assassin of youth -- Dope fiend's paradise -- v. 2. Cocaine the third scourge -- LSD, Ecstacy & the raves. Describes the history of various illegal drugs in the United States. Talks about the cyles of social and legal acceptance and rejection of various drugs as their positive effects were recognized, used and overused. Describes the mechanisms by which drugs are declared illegal in the United States. (182 min.)

Hooked On A Dream: America's Lotteries

(A&E Home Video, 1996)
McNichols Campus Library
HG 6126 .H66 1996

Discusses whether state lotteries do what they're supposed to do, and examines the winners and losers associated with them. (47 min.)

Hooked: The Psychology Of Intoxication

(Hazelden Foundation, 1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 565 .H78

John Brantner lectures on the psychology of intoxication as a way of understanding alcoholism and drug abuse. (38 min.)

How Do I Stay Clean?

(Brighton Hosptial Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.7

Russell F. Smith describes the psychological processes that are required to overcome the physiological disease of chemical dependency. He acknowledges how societal influences and the desire to avoid discomfort can cause rationalization to return to drinking or drug use, and stresses the need for the chemically dependent to create and maintain strong internal reminders that they are unable to use alcohol or drugs. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 7). (55 min.)

How Do The Chemically Dependent Behave?

(Brighton Hospital Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.5

Russell F. Smith describes the climate of denial created by society that contributes to the development of chemical dependence, and the rationalizations of the chemically dependent for continuing to use drugs and alcohol. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 5). (48 min.)

Inhalant Abuse: Kids In Danger/Adults In The Dark

(Media Projects, c1990)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .S65 .I53 1990

Integrating Spirituality And Counseling

(MicroTraining Associates, 2004)
McNichols Campus Library
BF 637.C6 I48 2004

Discusses sensitive and appropriate incorporation of spiritual themes into the counseling relationship. Provides an overview of Experiential Focusing and meditation as spiritual interventions. Offers a guided meditation experience. Contents: Interview with Craig Cashwell and Preston Yarborough -- Experiential Focusing -- Meditation -- Guided imagery experience. (67 min.)

Is A.A. Or N.A. For Me?

(Brighton Hosptial Institute for Research a& Education, 1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.9

Russell F. Smith describes how participating in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous can help one recover from chemical dependency. He explains how Narcotics Anonymous developed to meet the special concerns of drug addicts that were not being affectively addressed by the Alcoholics Anonymous program; outlines the Twelve Steps of each program; and explains how participation in one of these programs can help a recovering chemical dependent to overcome feelings of alienation, develop honesty, meet social needs, and develop coping skills. (47 min.)

Ken Winters on brief intervention for substance abusers

Winters, Ken C.. (Hazelden, c2004)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .K46 2004

Summary:  Brief interventions are an effective way to reach clients who experience mild to moderate substance abuse. Winters outlines the principles and applications of brief intervention.  Contents:  Settings and uses -- Goals of brief intervention -- Stages of change -- Motivational interviewing -- Cognitive-behavioral principles -- Model for brief intervention, session I -- Model for brief intervention, session II -- "Nick" : a case study.  (Clinical Innovators series). (86 min.).

Law And Disorder?

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2002)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5840 .N4 L39 2001

Originally broadcast on August 29, 2001 as a segment of the ABC News program Downtown. An insider's look at quasi-legal cannabis industry in the Netherlands and the issues around it. The Dutch believe that by tolerating the use of marijuana, people are less inclined to go on to hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Statistics bear out the philosophy but many U.S. policymakers remain unconvinced. Includes interviews with the Dutch Minister of Health, Els Borst, and former director of the White House Office on National Drug Policy, retired General Barry McCaffrey. (16 min.)

Long Day's Journey Into Night

(Republic Pictures Home Video, 1992)
McNichols Campus Library
PS 3529 .N5 L6 1992 pt. 1-2

Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Consisting of a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor, and an older brother who is emotionally unstable, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer. Videocassette release of the 1962 motion picture. (180 min.)

Lost Weekend

(Universal Studios, c2003)
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1997 .L67 2003

A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism. Originally released as a motion picture in 1945. (101 min.)

Louise Erdrich And Michael Dorris: The Broken Cord

(Films for the Humanities, c1994)
McNichols Campus Library
RG 629 .F45 L68 1994

Bill Moyers interviews writers Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris who talk about their work, their American Indian heritage, fetal alcohol syndrome, and parenthood. (29 min.)

Maria Full Of Grace

(HBO Home Video, [2004])
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1997 .M345 2004

Cast: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Yenny Paola Vega, Jhon Alex Toro, Guilied López, Patricia Rae. Notes: Special features: Includes audio commentary with director/writer Joshua Marston. Spanish dialogue with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned. Summary: Maria, a poor Columbian teenager, is desperate to leave a soul-crushing job. She accepts an offer to transport packets of heroin - which she swallows - to the United States. The ruthless world of drug trafficking proves to be more than she bargained for. (101 min.) Audience: MPAA rating: R; for drug content and language. Genre: Feature Films. Motion pictures, Spanish. Foreign films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Marijuana: Facts, Myths And Decisions

(Guidance Associates, c1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .M3 M37

Describes marijuana's effects on body and mind; gives scientific and legal information concerning marijuana; describes ways of dealing with pressures to use marijuana and making a personal decision about use. (38 min.)

Marketing Booze To Blacks

(Center for Science in the Public Interest ; Minneapolis, Mn. : Institute on Black Chemical Abuse, c1990)
McNichols Campus Library
HF 6161 .L46 M3

Examines the impact of alcoholism and other alcohol-related problems on the Black community. Exposes the messages in alcohol ads and raises questions about the liquor industry's support of civic groups. (17 min.)

Michigan At Risk: Gambling Michigan's Future

(Michigan State University, 2001)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 6721 .M5 M53 2001

Explores the impact of casinos currently operating in Michigan--the metropolitan Detroit area, Manistee, and Mt. Pleasant--as well as current campaigns to approve casinos in Wayland and Battle Creek. Includes a panel discussion with representatives for different points of view regarding the addition of more casinos in Michigan. (60 min.)

Next Generation

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .C67 1998 no.4

Prevention of drug abuse is increasingly focusing on the efforts based on community and family. This documentary looks at two of those efforts. (Moyers On Addiction: Close To Home). (Moyers On Addiction: Close To Home Series). (57 min.)

Nicotine: An Old-Fashioned Addiction

(Schlessinger Video Productions, c1991)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5732 .N66

Presents the latest information on the physical and psychological effects of smoking, the reasons people smoke, and the treatment for quitting this drug addiction. (The Video Encyclopedia Of Psychoactive Drugs Series). (35 min.)

Owning Mahowny

(Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1997 .O99 2003

Based on real events that occurred in between 1980 and 1981. Dan Mahowney is a quiet, unassuming assistant manager at a bank in Toronto. He is a compulsive gambler and runs up a massive debt with his bookie. Dan's bank responsibilities include approving loans. Needing to cover his debts, Dan starts approving loans to non-existent clients and adding hundreds of thousands of dollars to other accounts. As Dan's debts begin to grow into the seven figure range, his dealings become harder to hide, both from the authorities and from Belinda. (105 min.)

Pack Of Lies: The Advertising Of Tobacco

(Foundation for Media Education, 1992)
McNichols Campus Library
HF 6161 .T6 P33

An expose of the advertising strategies of the tobacco industry, revealing the cynical and manipulative way in which the "pack of lies" is spread, and new generations of nicotine addicts are created. Contents: Addiction, death & profits -- Market strategy -- Reassuring smokers -- Targeting kids -- Exploiting anxieties: targeting women -- Media censorship -- Action. (35 min.)


(Cambridge Research Group, 1999)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .D798 1999 pt.7

This program describes PCP and evaluates phencyclidine and the veterinary anesthetic ketamine. A police officer, an addiction specialist, an addiction counselor, a veterinarian, and recovering addicts review the history and biological effects of PCP, employing case studies and personal experience to assess their use, abuse and hazards - including false feelings of invincibility, flashbacks, and even psychosis. (Drugs, Uses & Abuses Series). (18 min.)

Pieces Of Silence

(Concept Media, c1988)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 569.5 .C63 P53

Psychologist Robert C. Subby narrates as members of the Subby family reveal their feelings about having grown up in an alcoholic family. Each discusses his/her experiences from childhood and the process of co-dependency through recovery. (57 min.)

Politics Of Addiction

McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .C67 1998 no.5

Members of Congress, doctors, policy activists and recovering people have joined to push for new public policy. This program looks at Arizona's recent struggle to find an alternative to current policies. (Moyers On Addiction: Close To Home Series). (57 min.)

Portrait Of Addiction

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .C67 1998 no.1

Nine men and women-all recovering from drug/alcohol addiction-tell their stories. (Moyers On Addiction: Close To Home Series). (57 min.)

Prescription Narcotics: The Addictive Painkillers

(Schlessinger Video Productions, c1991)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5822 .P9 P9

Explores the use of prescription narcotics, the risks and consequences of addiction, and current treatments. (Encyclopedia Of Psychoactive Drugs Series). (27 min.)

Pretty Colors

(Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2002)
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 796 .P74 2002

Presents an overview of the L.A. undergound rave scene focusing on two teenage girls who have embraced this culture as a way of escaping their dysfunctional families and their bordeom in suburbia. Filmed in a cinema verité style, this program shows the world of teenagers fueled by techno music and synthetic drugs such as Ecstasy and metamphetamines. (77 min.)

Process Of Recovery For Adult Children Of Alcoholics

Black, Claudia. (Mac Publishing, 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132 .B627 no.3

Covers important points in the process of recovery for adult children of alcoholics: recovery as a process rather than an event; the need to give up the compulsion for absolute control; the importance of allowing access to one's own feelings; the fact that fears are more threatening than reality; the importance of setting limits and boundaries; and the importance of acknowledging one's own needs. (Children Of Alcoholics Series, part 3). (42 min.)

Psychopharmacology : Practice With Elders

(Travellers Television, 1993)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 953.7 .P97 1993

Presented with contract support from the Social Work Education Program of the new National Center for Mental Health Services, E. Lilly & Co., and Travellers Corporation. Taped off satellite broadcast April 1, 1993. Summary: A videoconference on the use and misuse of medication with the elderly, including pretaped clinical vignettes, round table discussions and viewer calls. (165 min.)

Reading, Writing, And Reefer

(Films Inc., 1978)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 568 .C2 .R2

A factual report on the widespread, habitual use of marijuana among today's teenagers. Presents a simplified chemical breakdown of the weed and describes its illegal routes into American schoolyards. Includes remarks by teenage marijuana smokers, their parents, and professional authorities. (52 min.)

Recognizing Chemical Dependency And What To Do About It

(Training Network, Inc., 1993)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 4998 .R43 1993

Advice on dealing with the effects of chemical dependency in the workplace. (22 min.)

Recovery Series

(National Film Board of Canada, 1985)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 4999 .W87 R3

Five first-person accounts of the actual experience of women overcoming addictions to alcohol and/or drugs. (Informed Bodies Series). (56 min.)


(MAC Publishing, 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132.B627 no. 2

In this video geared for children and adults, Claudia Black describes the four roles--responsible, adjuster, placater, acting out--that children of alcoholics commonly take on. (Children Of Alcoholics Series). (50 min.)

Roots Of Addiction

(Edgehill Publications, c1990)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .R66 1990 no.1

Dr. Wallace, an exponent of the disease model of alcoholism, examines the biopsychosocial nature of the disease. In the second part he discusses genetics and other key components of addiction. (113 min on 2 videocassettes)

Running On Empty : Teens And Meth

(Linkletter Films, c1998)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 568 .M43 R86 1998

A live action video filmed at two high schools. This video gives definitions and examples of what meth is, why teenagers use it, cycles of meth use, physical symptoms of meth use, effects of meth, psychological effecs of meth and medical treatment of meth users in recovery. (28 min.)

Sexual Addiction

(Films for the Humanities, 1987)
McNichols Campus Library
HQ 71 .D68

(28 min.)

Slim Hopes: Advertising And The Obsession With Thinness

(Media Education Foundation, 1995)
McNichols Campus Library
BF 697.5.B63 S64 1995

Illustrated lecture which explores the manner in which women are portrayed by advertising with the focus on thinness. Discusses the impact this portrayal has on the self images of women and girls. Contents: Impossible beauty -- The waif look -- Constructed bodies -- Food & sex -- Food & control -- The weight loss industry -- Freeing imaginations. (30 min.)

Snowbabies: The Generational Curse

(Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Snowbabies, Inc., 1993)
McNichols Campus Library
RG 627.6 .D79 S56 no. 2

Presents the obstacles faced by women struggling to overcome drug dependency, particularly cocaine addiction. Includes discussion of the shortcomings of the prison system in rehabilitating these women, and a look at the Help House program. (29 min.)

Snowbabies: The Innocent Victims

(Snowbabies, 1989)
McNichols Campus Library
RG 627.6 .D79 S56 no.1

Tammy Herman gives a classroom presentation on the effects of cocaine and other drugs on the fetus and on newborn infants of mothers who are drug users. (25 min.)

Soft Is The Heart Of A Child

(Hazelden, 1978)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5133 .S68

This program tells how a father's alcoholism affects his wife and children. The father causes the mother to drink with him. The children's teachers discover the problem and counsel the mother. The father's office learns of his addiction. (28 min.)

Spirit To Spirit: Women Empowered In Recovery

(Hazelden, 1990)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5137 .S65 1990

Women recovering from alcohol and substance abuse relate their experiences of suffering and healing. (33 min.)

Spiritual Awakening

(Hazelden Foundation, c1986)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564.29 .S63 1986

Presents insights to be gradually internalized into the way of life outlined in the Twelve Step Program. Such insights permit one to grow and change from false pride and self-sufficiency to humility with a healthy need for and dependency upon others. (24 min.)

Spiritual Awareness Psychotherapy

(American Psychological Association, 2005)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 489.S676 S65 2005

Dr. Lisa J. Miller's clinical approach holds as fundamental the spiritual reality. The focus of treatment is to facilitate and support the client's spiritual path through increased awareness of the living, guiding, and loving universe. (APA Psychotherapy Videotape Series VI). (30 min.

Spirituality And Psychology

(Thinking Allowed Productions, c1988.)
McNichols Campus Library
BF 204.7 .V38 1988

An interview with transpersonal pychotherapist and author Frances Vaughan, who says that psychology is incomplete without an understanding of the spiritual yearnings of human beings. She stresses that all spiritual traditions ultimately offer a means toward transcendence of the limited self. (30 min.).

Spirituality And The Twelve Steps

(CL Productions, 1994)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564.29 .S64 1994

Louise Mark presents the argument that one need not practice a religion or believe in a supreme being in order to work on one's spiritual awakening and development through 12-step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous. She also describes the similarities and differences between therapy and 12-step programs. (55 min.)

Spirituality Tape: An Interactive Workshop

(Hazelden, 1989)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564.29 .S65 1989

Explores the concept of spiritual recovery from addiction as apart from religious experience. Includes personal accounts of spiritual journeys in the context of recovery. (50 min.)


(Cambridge Research Group, Ltd., 1999)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5801 .D798 1999 pt.8

Following an overview of steroids as a class of drugs, this program examines the use and abuse of anabolic steroids and GHB, a steroid-like substance and date-rape drug. Former NFL player Charles Hunt and a pharmacist, a police officer, an addiction counselor, a trainer, a swim coach, a recovering abuser, and others explore the history and biological effects of steroids, using case studies and personal experience to probe the abuse and numerous side effects of anabolic steroids. Side effects can include impotence, liver tumors, renal failure, and 'roid rage', which can lead to violence and even suicide. (Drugs: Uses & Abuses Series). (24 min.)

Substance Abuse Disorders

(Annenberg/CPB Project, 1991)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 454.W92 no. 6

This program focuses on alcohol, cocaine, and nicotine addiction. It considers the effects of substance abuse on the individual and society and examines causal factors and treatment approaches. (World Of Abnormal Psychology Series). (60 min.)

Substance Abuse In The Elderly

(Aquarius Health Care Videos, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564.5 .A34 S82 2000

The percentage of Americans living beyond age 70 is increasing, and there's growing concern that these people are also at risk for problems related to drinking alcohol and prescription drug misuse. As the body ages, tolerance to alcohol decreases. At the same time, many people often have multiple prescriptions for medications that, when combined, can cause problems. This program profiles older Americans dealing with these issues, and shows some innovative programs created specifically for the elderly. (The Doctor Is In Series). (30 min.)


(Buena Vista Home Video, 1996)
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1997 .T73 1998 disc 1-2

Four friends try to make it in the world on their own terms, turning to heroin to escape the banalities of modern-day existence. Videodisc release of a motion picture originally produced in 1995. Based on the novel by Irvine Welsh. Special features on Disc 2: Making of Trainspotting; Trainspotting retrospective; Interviews with filmmakers (Director Danny Boyle, Author Irvine Welsh, Producer Andrew MacDonald and Screenwriter John Hodge); Behind the needle ("Mulit-angle" behind-the-scenes special); Cannes film festival interviews; Biographies: cast and crew; Feature commentary; Delected scenes with optional commentary; Gallery; Teaser trailer; Theatrical trailer. (94 min.)

Twelve Steps

(Gerald T. Rogers Productions, 1986)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 4998 .T971

Shows how support groups, using the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, help people who have problems with alcoholism, substance abuse, overeating, compulsive gambling, child abuse, etc. Emphasis is on the Twelve Steps and how people incorporate them into their lives. (36 min.)

Under The Volcano

(MCA Home Video, 1985)
McNichols Campus Library
PN 1995 .U55

1984 Ithaca Enterprises film about a tragic love triangle involving an alcoholic consul (Finney), his journalist half-brother (Andrews), and his long-suffering wife (Bisset). Cast: Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews. (112 min.)

Web Of Addiction

(Aquarius Health Care Videos, c2001)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .W43 2001

Analyzes current research regarding chemical use and abuse, and the nature of addiction and dependency. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #111. (30 min.)

What About Recovery?

(Brighton Hosptial Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.8

Russell F. Smith outlines the physical, mental, and spiritual hurdles that one faces when recovering from chemical dependency and describes the steps of the program for chemical dependents at Brighton Hospital. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 8). (45 min.)

What Is A Chemical Dependence?

(Brighton Hospital Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.2

Russell F. Smith describes the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to chemical dependence, including the particular ways that society influences adolescents to use drugs and alcohol. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 2). (49 min.)

What Is A Chemical Disease?

(Brighton Hospital Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.3

For a condition to be classified as a disease, there must exist some underlying physical chemistry that causes or contributes to causing that condition. Russell F. Smith describes the underlying physical predisposition that is responsible for the disease of chemical dependency. (Russell F. Smith Lecute Series, no. 3). (47 min.)

What Is A Recreational Drug?

(Brighton Hospital Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.1

Russell F. Smith outlines the evolution of drug use--for religious purposes, as biological weapons, for medical purposes, and as recreation. He describes how addiction to drugs used for recreation can develop and the adverse effects of alcohol use. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 1). (42 min.)

When Helping Hurts: A Guide For The Enabler And Codependent

(CompCare], 1986)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5132.W567

(45 min.)

Where Do The Chemically Dependent Go?

(Brighton Hospital Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.6

Russell F. Smith describes the long-range damage to the brain and the gastrointestinal system that results from alcohol abuse. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 6). (57 min.)

Who Is Chemically Dependent?

(Brighton Hospital Institute for Research & Education, c1985)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564 .C51 no.4

Russell F. Smith describes the physical symptoms that characterize a person who is chemically dependent, including those resulting from drug and alcohol withdrawal. (Russell F. Smith Lecture Series, no. 4). (50 min.)

Woman's Health

(KCTS/Seattle for the Public Television Outreach Alliance, 1994)
McNichols Campus Library
RA 778 .W65 1994

This program is a documentary portrait of seven women fighting the health battles most often confronted by women in America today: cancer caused by smoking, heart disease, depression, osteoporosis, domestic violence, and breast cancer. It focuses on critical moments in the lives of these women as they became aware that their health was at risk and follows their internal debates and decisions about caring for their health. (60 min.)

Women Of Substance

(Aquarius Health Care Videos, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 564.5 .W65 W66 1998

Depicts stories about three women and their children, substance abuse, and its impact on their world. (30 min.)

Working With The Mandated Client

(Master'sWork Video Productions, 1997)
McNichols Campus Library
RC 489.S65 W67 1997

This video is a demonstration of working with a solution focus with a mandated client. After a brief introduction of how to use this tape, the video shows the goal construction, reflecting break, and exchange of reflections of concern about his marijuana use. It also includes the beginning of the second session in order for the viewer to observe the follow-up. The video concludes with John Walter presenting his framework of how to work with mandated clients. (57 min.)

Youth And Elders Against Tobacco Use: A National Town Meeting To Prevent Tobacco Use By Young People

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1994)
McNichols Campus Library
HV 5745 .Y68 1994

Discusses statistics and health hazards of teen smoking as well as programs aimed at preventing and stopping tobacco use by teens. (120 min.)

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