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Confessions of a rabid dog

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116953
Author
LEcuyer, John
Call Number
V 627 1997
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Confessions of a rabid dog
Author
LEcuyer, John
Responsibility
director, John L'Ecuyer; producer, Julia Sereny; NFB producer, Gerry Flahive
Place
Montreal
Publisher
National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
1997
Physical Description
1 videocassette (48:01) : col. sd. ; 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Substance-Related Disorders
Substance abuse
Abstract
A documentary in which six heroin addicts in recovery share their experiences with the filmmaker. The reasons they started using heroin, the effects of the drug, the difficulties in quitting. SOME EXPLICIT LANGUAGE AND SUBJECT MATTER. Audience: Senior secondary, university, professional training
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 627 1997
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IV positive : an educational documentary about living positive

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115569
Call Number
Video No. 162
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
IV positive : an educational documentary about living positive
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Crossroads Productions
Year Published
c1999
Physical Description
1 videocassette (42 min.)
Subjects
Hepatitis C--Prevention & Control
HIV Infections--Prevention & Control
Substance abuse
Notes
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
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 162
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Truth about drinking

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116033
Call Number
V 630 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Truth about drinking
Responsibility
Canadian Learning Company
Place
Woodstock, ON
Publisher
Canadian Learning Company
Year Published
[1998]
Physical Description
1 videocassette (30:00) : sd., col. ; 1/2" VHS
Series
Teen files
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence
Alcohol drinking - In adolescence
Abstract
Includes pamphlet on questions to ask before and after watching the video
A powerful video in which teens are shown the effects that alcohol can have on co-ordination, vision, reaction time, the brain & other organs. 2 teens visit the Medical Examiner as he conducts an autopsy on 2 car accident victims - one of whom was an alcoholic. They visit bereaved parents & family to see the effects of losing a loved one to drunk driving. The video ends with a realistic simulation of the deaths of 3 teens who are passengers of a drunk driver. They attend their own funerals and see their parents read farewell tributes.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 630 1998
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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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