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Flipping the world [videorecording] : drugs through a blue lens

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117109
Author
Simpson, Moira (director)
National Film Board of Canada
Odd Squad Productions Society
Call Number
V 660 [2000]
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Flipping the world [videorecording] : drugs through a blue lens
Author
Simpson, Moira (director)
National Film Board of Canada
Odd Squad Productions Society
Responsibility
producers, Gillian Darling Kovanic, George Johnson
Place
Montreal
Publisher
National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
[2000?]
Physical Description
1 videocassette (30 min.)
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence
Substance abuse - Vancouver, BC
Substance abuse - Prevention & control
Abstract
Flipping the world is a half-hour film inspired by Through a blue lens, and was created for a younger audience. Seven Vancouver high school students investigate drug addiction as they talk to police officers and watch video clips from Through a blue lens. The teens also talk to recovered addicts and people still struggling with a drug habit. The culturally diverse group of teenagers voice a range of opinions about addiction that evolve as they learn more about the tragedy of drug abuse. A user' guide is printed on the videojacket.
Ages 13 and up
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 660 [2000]
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From grief to action

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117285
Call Number
V 680 2002
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
From grief to action
Place
Kelowna, BC
Publisher
Filmwest Associates [distributor]
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
1 videocassette (58 min.)
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence
Substance related disorders - In adolescence
Substance abuse - Vancouver, BC
Substance related disorders - Vancouver, BC
Abstract
Based in Vancouver, BC, this video chronicles 17 turbulent months in the lives of four middle class families whose children have become addicted to hard drugs. The parents and their teens are interviewed to hear and see the struggles involved in trying to overcome the addictions -- detox centres, methadone treatment, support groups for parents, attempts to change public policy.
Notes
"Quality documentaries that inform & enlighten" - Container
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 680 2002
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Call Number
Video No. 78
Video No. BS 7
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Crisis
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Alcohol-Drug Education Service and TRY Program
Year Published
1990
Physical Description
1 videocassette (26 min.)
Subjects
Adolescents
Crisis Intervention
Substance Abuse--Prevention & Control
Notes
In Cantonese
Summary: A socio-drama that underlines the message that prevention begins at home and that parents have a role to play by helping children develop positive self-esteem, decision-making skills, and the ability to cope with peer pressure
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 78
Video No. BS 7
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Call Number
V 699 2002
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Body image for boys
Place
[Lawrenceville, NJ]
Publisher
Cambridge Educational
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
1 videocassette (18 min.)
Subjects
Body Image
Eating disorders
Steroids
Behavior, Addictive
Abstract
Audience: High school students. Explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-tenerated images of male physical perfection. Young patients grapple with problems such as steroid abuse, eating disorders, exercise addiction.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 699 2002
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