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Our free Lending Library has resources for addiction counselors, parents, educators, faith-based organizations and others interested in promoting healthy behavviors, and consists of films in two formats:

  • Streaming
  • DVDs

Films are available for you to borrow if you live or work in Lancaster or Chester Counties, Pennsylvania. You can request materials online, call, or stop in.

Borrowing limits are 3 streams or DVDs at one time. DVDs can be picked up at our Lancaster offices at 1891 Santa Barbara Dr, Suite 104, Lancaster, PA 17601.

Lending Library Directory

  • Alcohol, Drugs and the Brain

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:41:00  |  Audience: Adults

    A complete overview of how alcohol and drugs affect the brain by University of Texas professor of pharmacology, Dr. Carlton Erickson. The difference between abuse and dependence is…

  • Alcohol, Drugs, Body & Mind: The Medical Consequences

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:43:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    What happens to our bodies when we abuse alcohol and drugs? What is the effect on our brain chemistry? How do drugs actually produce the effect of feeling…

  • Alibi vs. Denial

    Format: Streaming  |  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

    Format: Streaming  |  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…

  • Choices

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

    Robert Kent tells the heart wrenching story of how his son, Brandon, and 2 friends were killed by an impaired driver on Christmas morning. His story illustrates the…

  • Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse: Part 1

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:32:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Part 1: The Abusers Four former abusers, men and women, tell their stories of substance abuse and how it lead to violence. What they learned about themselves during…

  • Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse: Part 2

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:31:00  |  Audience: Adult

    Part 2: From Victim to Survivor Five real men and women tell about the abusive relationships they were in and how it made them feel about themselves. In…

  • Facing Fears in Recovery

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: Adults

    This film is a discussion with 7 recovering people and family members in recovery. They discuss the fears associated with being new to 12-step meetings, finding a higher…

  • Fear. . . The Anger Trigger Series: Part 1

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:38:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Part 1: I Think, Therefore I Act When we are confronted, often we feel threatened, disrespected, rebellious, vindictive, scared or defensive. Our actions are framed by our thoughts….

  • Fear. . . The Anger Trigger Series: Part 2

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:38:00  |  Audience: Adult

    Part 2: Fear is an Ally If I am aware of what the fear is, the fear becomes my ally. Instead of acting on the fear, I recognize…

  • Fear. . . The Anger Trigger Series: Part 3

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:37:00  |  Audience: Adult

    Part 3: Expectations When unrealistic expectations are not met, remember, F-E-A-R: False Expectations Appearing Real. Expectations II Reversing the Fear/Anger Spiral Change around anger is possible. If we…

  • Freedom From Prison and Drugs

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:34:00  |  Audience: Adults

    This film shows five men who have been incarcerated due to their behavior while using alcohol and drugs. They have since found sobriety using the 12-step program and…

  • Good Intentions: Bad Choices

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 02:34:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Research shows that most people who are released from jails and prisons have the most problems in the first year. Those problems are mainly in three areas: the…

  • Marijuana: The Medical Consequences

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:43:00  |  Audience: Adults

    In this dynamic presentation, Dr. Keppler invites the audience to look past their own personal views of the drug marijuana, and to look instead at marijuana’s effects and…

  • Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs

    Format: Streaming  |  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: Streaming  |  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…

  • Meth: Recovery is Possible

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:48:00  |  Audience: Adults

    In this film, Earnie Larsen, famed author and lecturer, brings together an assorted group of people in recovery from meth of all ages and backgrounds. In a group…

  • 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…

  • Overcoming Early Life Trauma

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 01:00:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Dr. Cardwell Nuckols addresses why early childhood neglect or abuse is a consistent finding in criminal justice offenders and people with addiction who chronically relapse. He explains how…

  • Pills and Pain

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

    This installment in the Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson video library discusses the current issue of opioid abuse in America. Beautifully filmed. Thomas has been in recovery since 1983, but…

  • Plan B

    Format: Streaming  |  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…

  • Pleasure Scale: Craving Identification & Management

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 02:14:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Cravings Identification and Management (CIM) is based on the addiction treatment model developed by Dr. Alex Stalcup. Craving is broadly defined as the desire to use alcohol or…

  • Prisoners of Addiction

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

    This film shows 4 women incarcerated due to their behavior while using alcohol and drugs, then found sobriety and have not had to return to substance abuse or…

  • Straight Talk: Heroin and Opiates

    Format: Streaming  |  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 Cat Who Drank and Used Too Much

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:12:00  |  Audience: Ages 6-96

    Winner of 24 major awards, this delightful tale stands the test of time, and deals with addiction in a positive, non-threatening way. It can be used with people…

  • The Rules of Recovery

    Format: Streaming  |  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 Truth About AD/HD

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

    Wendy Richardson addresses many of the myths surrounding attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and outlines its characteristics and common symptoms. She graphically explains how brain function is effected by AD/HD…

  • The Twelve Steps with Delbert Boone

    Format: Streaming  |  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: Streaming  |  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…

  • Who’s Foolin’ Who? Relapse & the Family

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:34:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Although some signs of relapse are very obvious, other signs are subtle and tend to knock us off our feet. Counselor Rosetta Oliver explains the relapse process, identifying…

  • Your Body and Your Health

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 00:36:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Dr. Carlos Tirado, addiction psychiatrist, leads us through a compelling look at the other diseases and negative effects of the risky behaviors drug and alcohol users so often…