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:

  • DVDs
  • Streaming

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

Borrowing limits are 3 streams or 10 DVDs at one time.

DVDs can be picked up at our offices: 630 Janet Avenue, 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…

  • 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: DVD  |  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…

  • Alcohol: Drug Undercover

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:12:00  |  Audience: Ages 12-18

    Exposes the truth about alcohol’s effect on young people. Advertisers would have youth believe that using alcohol means non-stop parties and good times. but teens are actually more…

  • Alcohol: La Sustancia, la Adiccion, la Solucion

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:44:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Poignant testimonials from people in recovery from alcohol dependence, skillfully combined with narration from experts in the field to deliver solid info, along with the real-life human impact…

  • Alibi vs. Denial

    Format: Both Streaming and 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…

  • Bath Salts: The Deadly Facts

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:19:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    In the first few months of 2011, poison control centers nationwide reported a record-breaking increase in ER visits related to bath salts. This timely program gives viewers the…

  • 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…

  • 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 a drunk driver on Christmas morning. His story illustrates the…

  • 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…

  • Cocaína y Crack: Retorno del Abismo

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:48:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Helps those in early recovery understand the history and effects of cocaine and crack, as well as the fundamentals of addiction and recovery. Speaks to clients in correctional,…

  • 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…

  • Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse Series

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 01:03:00  |  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…

  • 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…

  • Ecstasy: The Facts

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:21:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    Students learn medical facts vs myths, warning signs of overdose, skills for avoiding peer pressure, the role of seratonin & other neurotransmitters in regulating emotional well-being, and the…

  • 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…

  • Family Addiction Series

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 06:40:00  |  Audience: Adults

    Rocky and Debbie Hill host this engaging and informative treatment series designed to involve the whole family in the recovery process.  They take the audience through each of…

  • Fear. . . The Anger Trigger Series

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 01:55:00  |  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….

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Heroina: ¿Qué voy a Hacer?

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

    Traces the steep path from initial infatuation with heroin use to the devastation of addiction. Includes help and hope for recovery.

  • High on Spice: The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:14:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    Until December 2010, Spice was legally sold around the country as incense (“not for human consumption”) in convenience stores, head shops and on the Internet. Hundreds of ER…

  • 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…

  • Marihuana: Escape al la Nada

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:41:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Challenges myths about marijuana by clearly stating that is is addictive and that use results in physical, emotional and spiritual consequences. It also to explains to clients in…

  • Marijuana: Does Legal Mean Safe?

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:20:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    Many teens think that pot is harmless because some states  & countries have legalized marijuana for medical and/or recreational purposes. This fact-based program emphasizes that legality is not…

  • 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…

  • 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: Both Streaming and 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…

  • Metanfetamina: La Decisión de Vivir

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:38:00  |  Audience: Age 16+

    Part 2 explains the pharmacology of meth’s effects on brain and body chemistry. Part 2 offers hope for those addicted to meth. Through the candid experiences of people…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Overcoming Early Life Trauma

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

    Dr. Cardwell C. 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…

  • 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: 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 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…

  • 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 national…

  • 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…

  • Prescription for Trouble

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:26:00  |  Audience: Age 13+

    Taking medicine is engrained in American culture. Is it any surprise then that adolescents are abusing prescription and over-the-counter drugs in record numbers? In this program, teens in…

  • 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…

  • Promise Me: Parents with Addictions

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:18:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    This DVD is part of the Maple Ave DVD series, as seen on PBS. Ann is forced to face the grim reality that her parents’ addictions (alcoholism 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…

  • Secondhand Smoke: A Matter of Life and Breath

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:11:00  |  Audience: Ages 12-18

    We learn about the two kinds of smoke; sidestream (exhaled) and mainstream (from the cigarette tip.) Teens reflect on what it’s like to hand around with smokers, and…

  • Smashed: Toxic Tales of Teens and Alcohol

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 01:15:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    Filmed at the U of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, this documentary pulls no punches in its graphic presentation of the devastating consequences of underage drinking and impaired driving….

  • Smoking: The Toxic Truth

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:28:00  |  Audience: Ages 12-18

    This hard-hitting tobacco prevention program is a powerful tool to deter teens from smoking. Viewers are introduced in graphic fashion to the  heartrending medical consequences of tobacco use,…

  • 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: Both Streaming and 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…

  • Stronger, Tougher, Smarter: Stories of Teen Resilience

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:21:00  |  Audience: Ages 13-22

    Focuses on five stories of teens who prove that it is possible to “bounce back” from painful events and hard times. Viewers hear from a girl who learned…

  • 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 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 Dark Side of Adderall and Other Study Drugs

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:15:00  |  Audience: Age 13+

    When used under a doctor’s guidance, Adderall, Ritalin, and similar medications can be effective in controlling ADHD. But “pressure over grades and competition for college admissions are encouraging…

  • 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: Both Streaming and 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 Truth About AD/HD

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

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

  • The Twelve Steps with Delbert Boone

    Format: Both Streaming and 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…

  • The Voice of Addiction: Cunning, Baffling and Powerful

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

    Saul Selby, with a creative use of a hand puppet named Slick, helps clients explore addiction and relapse through three key principles: addiction is more powerful than they…

  • Therapy Games

    Format: Both Streaming and 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…

  • Tobacco: Smash It!

    Format: DVD  |  Length: 00:12:00  |  Audience: Ages 12-18

    Raises awareness about nicotine’s deadly effect to the audience most targeted by tobacco companies- young people. Even though the law prohibits young people from smoking, tobacco companies spend…

  • Trilogy of Recovery Series

    Format: Streaming  |  Length: 01:20:00  |  Audience: Adults

    A Trilogy of Recovery offers counselors, facilitators and therapists the powerful medium of entertainment education – a leading-edge tool to help clients and patients address the chemical dependency…

  • 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…

  • Who’s Fooling 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…