Produced by the People of Downtown Eastside in association with Crossroads Productions
Summary: A unique educational video documentary - made for and by injection drug users. Bill, Lori, Ed and Jacob are active addicts who share their stories and their experience with HIV, and living positive. As they interact with their doctors, nurses, support groups, community agencies, and each other, IV Positive reveals critical information on HIV and harm reduction. . . IV Positive speaks directly to users about the importance of shooting safe, getting tested and learning that HIV is not about death, it's about living
Contents: Getting tested -- What is HIV and AIDS? -- Finding a doctor -- Dealing with meds -- Learning about Hep C -- Eating right -- Food options -- Safe fixing -- Safe sex -- User groups -- Finding a support group -- Seeking recovery -- Staying clean
Summary: This video is intended for viewing by professionals, and by patients, families and the public, with a mental health worker present to answer questions. It helps survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their families understand what they are experiencing
Audience: Age 12 to adult. Hosted by Leeza Gibbons. This program graphically demonstrates exactly what this deadly habit does to a body. The damage smoking or chewing tobacco does to our bodies is not just something intangible that teens might have to face forty or more years down the road.
Audience: Ages 6-8, primary. Animated video in which the "Head Germ" speaks at a germ convention to address good hygiene. Demonstrates how good hygiene makes it difficult for germs to cause illness. The video comes with several activity sheets for students; suggested lesson plan; answer key and video transcript.
Audience: High school students. Teenage girls (and some boys) from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and a range of socio-economic status and body sizes discuss the media : societal pressures to have a certain body size. They also discuss eating disorders, exercising, dieting.
A videoconference of a symposium moderated by Dr. Penny Ballem. Keynote speaker: Dr. Jerrilynn Prior. A panel of speakers presents information on : exercise, nutrition, hormones and complementary medicine as they relate to osteoporosis and menopause.