Our free Lending Library has resources for parents, educators, drug & alcohol professionals, faith-based organizations, and others interested in promoting healthy behaviors.

DVDs are available for you to borrow if you live or work in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Once you have created an account, you can request materials online, or you may call or stop in.

Library materials can be picked up at our office: 630 Janet Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601.

Lending Library Directory

  • A Guide for Living with Co-occurring Disorders

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:23:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Educates clients, families and clinicians on the history, challenges and most effective treatments for co-occurring disorders. Offers compelling interviews with clinicians, physicians and researchers, along with inspiring client…

  • A&E’s Invervention: Gambling & Shopping

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:45:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Riveting real-life television, Intervention explores the lives of people dependent on drugs, alcohol, or other destructive behaviors and the people who intervene to save them. Gambling and shopping…

  • Alcohol

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:17:00  |  Audience: Age 14+

    “Alcohol isn’t a drug.” “A cup of coffee will sober me up.” “I’m always a safe driver, even after a couple of beers.” These statements are only a…

  • Alibi vs. Denial

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:42:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Delbert Boone explores denial and discusses how many healthcare professionals often say that addicted people are in “denial.” According to Boone, if that were true, they would have…

  • Bed Ridden: A True Story

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:27:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    The absurd lengths people go to in pursuit of their addictions before they finally seek help are well-known. Based on a true story, Bed Ridden chronicles the last…

  • Can’t, Not Won’t: A Christian Response to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:45:00  |  Audience: Adults

    The compelling stories and insights in this video offer congregations the tools to learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Two families share their stories in the hope…

  • Children in a Jar

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:50:00  |  Audience: Adults

    An Emmy-nominated documentary about the tumultuous social, political, economic and environmental landscape of Central America told through the stories of the children who have been left behind. This…

  • Clean Break: A Gambling Prevention Docudrama

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:30:00  |  Audience: Age 12-18

    A docudrama designed to increase adolescents’ understanding of the potential dangers associated with excessive gambling, based on the life experiences of Did-Tafari Belizaire. Uses vignettes, which allows adolescents…

  • Cocaine and Crack

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:19:00  |  Audience: Age 14+

    The pleasure of a cocaine high doesn’t last long, but the damage cocaine causes can last a lifetime. This video explores the history of cocaine; the effects of…

  • Compulsive Gambling & Recovery

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:51:00  |  Audience: Adults

    This video explores the attitudes, feelings, and behaviors of compulsive gamblers. It characterizes pathological (compulsive) gambling as a treatable disease. Interviews with compulsive gamblers and their relatives, gambling…

  • Done Deal: Choosing Not to Gamble

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:15:00  |  Audience: Grades 7-12

    DVD 2 of 3– Features Mike, the main character in Safe Bet (DVD 1), as a young adult who has dropped out of college because of the extensive…

  • Getting Out of the Game: The Trap of Drug Dealing

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:32:00  |  Audience: Age 14+

    Money, power, respect, popularity, and glamour all seem to come easy for the drug dealer. This program features a support group for people facing the temptation to return…

  • HBO’s Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 08:00:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    The nation’s leading experts on addiction, together with a group of accomplished filmmakers, have assembled to create ADDICTION, an unprecedented documentary aimed at helping Americans understand addiction as…

  • HBO’s Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Audience: Age 16+

    The nation’s leading experts on addiction, together with a group of accomplished filmmakers, have assembled to create ADDICTION, an unprecedented documentary aimed at helping Americans understand addiction as…

  • How I Stopped Drinking: Four Stories Continued

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:27:00  |  Audience: Adults

    A follow-up to “What Made Me Stop Drinking”, this program investigates how those same people – recovering alcoholics – actually managed to stop drinking. They took different routes…

  • Inhalants

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:18:00  |  Audience: Age 14+

    Since chemicals in more than 1,400 products can be sniffed or huffed for their psychoactive and mind-altering effects, it’s not surprising that inhalants are the most frequently abused…

  • Ken Winters on Brief Intervention

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:27:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Winters outlines the principles & applications of brief intervention. The program will help you: determine when to use brief intervention, and when to consider alternative methods; understand effective…

  • Life in the Community for Everyone! / Vida en la Comunidad para Todos!

    Format: DVD  |  Audience: Adults

    This bilingual DVD gives service providers and educators who serve Hispanic/Latino parents and families the information and educational tools to address the substance abuse prevention and mental health…

  • Living Sober Series: Part I- Disc One

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A unique tool for treatment professionals to support their programs with guidance on specific coping skills needed by their clients during recovery. Designed for Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health…

  • Living Sober Series: Part I- Disc Two

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A unique tool for treatment professionals to support their programs with guidance on specific coping skills needed by their clients during recovery. Designed for Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health…

  • Living Sober Series: Part II- Disc One

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A unique tool for treatment professionals to support their programs with guidance on specific coping skills needed by their clients during recovery. Designed for Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health…

  • Living Sober Series: Part II- Disc Two

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:45:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A unique tool for treatment professionals to support their programs with guidance on specific coping skills needed by their clients during recovery. Designed for Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health…

  • Living Sober Series: Part III

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:15:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A unique tool for treatment professionals to support their programs with guidance on specific coping skills needed by their clients during recovery. Designed for Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health…

  • Loving Someone With an Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:56:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Over 23.5 million people in America are currently in recovery from addiction. For those who live with an addiction is both heartbreaking and exhausting. Family members are torn…

  • Lung Cancer Through the Eyes of My Children

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:25:00  |  Audience: Age 13+

    Susan DeWitt, when diagnosed with late-stage lunch cancer, decided to produce a documentary starring her children. Speaking directly into the camera, they tell their story of losing their…

  • Managing Shame, Preventing Violence: A Call to Our Clergy

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:07:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Donald L. Nathanson, world-renowned psychiatrist, explains that the interpersonal violence in modern society can best be explained as inappropriate responses to shame. Restorative practices such as conferences and…

  • Mark Lundholm: Humor in Treatment

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:30:00  |  Audience: Adults

    If laughter is the best medicine, Mark Lundholm provides healing for the soul. In his seriously funny 3-DVD set, Humor in Treatment, Lundholm lets you in on his…

  • Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:42:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Delbert Boone discusses Dr. Abraham Maslow’s theory that human beings are motivated by unsatisfied needs and that certain lower, basic needs must be satisfied before higher needs can…

  • Men in a Box

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:28:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A historical thriller starring Kurtwood Smith as famed psychologist B.F. Skinner as he conducts a chilling experiment into the nature of addiction in his Harvard University lab. Why…

  • Methamphetamine: A Prevention Triology

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:53:00  |  Audience: Age 14+

    Three DVD’s on one disk, each highlighting the devastation of methamphetamine. One: The Great Deceiver provides insight into teens and how meth can damage young lives. Two: Where…

  • My Spouse is Drinking & Using Drugs

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:29:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Five real people tell their stories of the struggle living with the addicted individuals in their lives. They describe the recovery process, from losing their identity to avoid…

  • Narcotics: Heroin, Opium, Codeine, and Morphine

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:20:00  |  Audience: Age 14+

    Strictly speaking, the term “narcotic” refers to opium, opium derivatives, and their synthetic substitutes. This video delves into the history of narcotics such as heroin, opium, codeine, and…

  • Plan B

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:28:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    In this comedic romp, a determined financial advisor is convinced life works best when he’s in charge–until he tries to return a fax machine to a local electronics…

  • Play to Win: The Deadly Consequences of Gambling

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:21:00  |  Audience: Grades 7-12

    DVD 3 of 3– The potential for gambling-related violence is the central focus of this DVD as Keenan, a high school student, is threatened with a gun when…

  • Pleasure Unwoven

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:10:00  |  Audience: Adults

    This high- definition video essay explores addiction as a disease, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah’s state and…

  • Pleasure Unwoven

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:10:00  |  Audience: Adults

    This high- definition video essay explores addiction as a disease, reviewing the latest neuroscientific research about addiction along the way. Using the spectacular landscape of Utah’s state and…

  • Reclaim Your Family from Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:24:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Explains how families and couples who have spent years building a life together can lose their cohesive identity and meaning in the wake of the illness of addiction….

  • Recovering Hope: Mothers Speak Out about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: 2004

    In 2 parts; 8 women tell poignant stores about their children w/ FASD (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) and how they’re learning effective new ways to parent. Also, researchers…

  • Requiem for a Dream

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:42:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Addicted people feel wrong when they don’t feel right. Eventually they feel very wrong, and must feel right, and at that point their lives spiral down into some…

  • Safe Bet: Recognizing the Problem

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:13:00  |  Audience: Grades 7-12

    Mike, a high-school student, borrows money from other teens to pay his gambling debts. Struggling with another student to whom he owes money, Mike bumps his head and…

  • Stages of Family Recovery

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:36:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    For families, the pain of living with a loved one’s addiction can lead to shame, secrecy, and isolation. Stages of Family Recovery is an encouraging, empowering video that…

  • Step 1 for Adults

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:12:00  |  Audience: Adults

    People in recovery candidly share their triumphs and set-backs in working Step 1: struggling with powerlessness, recognizing unmanageability and overcoming secret-keeping. Filmed in accordance with the 11th tradition…

  • Step 2 for Adults

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:12:00  |  Audience: Adults

    People in recovery share their triumphs and set-backs in working Step 2- defining a higher power, overcoming negative perceptions about religion and developing a spiritual connection. Filmed in…

  • Step 3 for Adults

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:12:00  |  Audience: Adults

    People in recovery share their triumphs and set-backs in working Step 3- maintaining conscious contact with a higher power, finding a sponsor and learning to have sober fun….

  • Straight Talk: Heroin and Opiates

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:49:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Two award winning presenters have joined forces in Straight Talk, Heroin and Opiates. David Ohlms, M.D. and Delbert Boone, both icons in the field of addiction and recovery…

  • The Addictive Personality

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:25:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Does addiction have a genetic factor? Can any type of addiction be treated medically? What steps can family members take to help a loved one struggling with addiction?…

  • The Fantasy Sports Gamble

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Over the past several years, daily fantasy sports have become big business, with fans betting an estimated $2.6 billion in 2015. Critics say the practice amounts to gambling…

  • The Neurochemistry of Relapse & Recovery

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:31:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Combining testimony from people in recovery with computer generated models of neurological anatomy and physiology, a complete picture of the addiction and recovery process unfolds. Part 1, “Memory…

  • The Other Gamblers: Women & Older Gamblers

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:28:00  |  Audience: Adults

    This video examines the reasons for the growing numbers of older gamblers and women gamblers. From local bingo parlors to Nevada style casinos, the number of senior and…

  • The Overdose Epidemic: What Can be Done to Stop It?

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:20:00  |  Audience: Grade 7-College

    The spike in drug overdose is alarming- why is this happening? This program takes a look at overdose from 3 points of view: an ER doctor, a pharmacologist…

  • The Roots of Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:32:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A highly visual film that examines the biological and environmental reasons that people become addicted to substances such as legal drugs, e.g., alcohol, tobacco, and prescription medications; illegal…

  • The Roots of Addiction 2011 Update

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:32:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    A highly visual film that examines the biological and environmental reasons that people become addicted to substances such as legal drugs, e.g., alcohol, tobacco, and prescription medications; illegal…

  • The Rules of Recovery

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:45:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Delbert Boone outlines the “rules of recovery,” emphasizing the importance of getting dry so that one can begin to realize what addiction has taken from their life, and…

  • The Twelve Steps with Delbert Boone

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 02:30:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Delbert Boone explores the road to recovery through the use of the Twelve Steps- each step can be shown as a separate clip. He addresses how most addicted…

  • Therapy Games

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:46:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Ideally, therapy should be a rewarding experience where a person can focus on personal issues. However, may who enter therapy choose to “play the game” focusing on how…

  • Troop 1500: Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:08:00  |  Audience: Age 15+

    Focuses on 10 of the 48 girls in troop 1500 as they make their monthly trip to the Gatesville Hilltop Prison, near Austin. The girls were trained in…

  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder & Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:19:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Explains the different aspects of bipolar disorder, such as mania and depression, and explores how the disorder interacts with chemical dependency. Examples illustrate the importance of medication, abstinence,…

  • Understanding Borderline Personality Disorders & Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:21:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Provides support for recovery from borderline personality disorder (BPD) and addiction, and explores ways to cope with common behaviors and thoughts associated with BPD.

  • Understanding Depression & Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:25:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Explores ways to cope with the common behaviors and thoughts associated with depression and provides support for recovery from depression and addiction.

  • Understanding Joy: The Devastation of Gambling Addiction

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:30:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    This film enters the mind of Joy, a 57-year-old woman. Joy’s gambling addiction has overcome her sense of morality and driven her to embezzle $700,000 from two employers….

  • What Do I Say to My Kids?

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:26:00  |  Audience: Adults

    One of the greatest sources of pain to newly clean and sober parents is how their addiction impacts their children. In this warm, instructional and one-of-a-kind presentation, Claudia…

  • What Made Me Stop Drinking: Four Stories

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:33:00  |  Audience: Adults

    An intimate and revealing look into the lives of people who are addicted to alcohol. Four very different individuals tell their stories … all four finally faced a…