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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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Reduce speed : a film about crystal meth

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117415
Author
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Call Number
V 710 2004
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Reduce speed : a film about crystal meth
Author
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Year Published
[2004]
Physical Description
1 videocassette ; 22 minutes ; accompanying booklet
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence - British Columbia
Substance related disorders - In adolescence
Crystal methamphetamine
Drug abuse
Drug abuse--Adolescents
Abstract
Highlights five youth's experiences with the highs and lows of crystal meth use in Victoria and Vancouver, BC Audience: Grade 8+
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 710 2004
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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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Through a blue lens [videorecording]

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116956
Call Number
V 632 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Through a blue lens [videorecording]
Responsibility
director: Veronica Mannix, Producer: Gillian Darling Kovanic
Place
Montreal, PQ
Publisher
National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
1 videocassette (52:08) : sd., col., ; 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence - British Columbia
Substance abuse - Prevention & control
Abstract
Audience : High School
A group of Vancouver police officers (The Odd Squad) videodocument the lives of drug addicts living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The result is a powerful educational tool to help prevent drug use among young people. Includes interviews with addicts and police officers.
Warning : Contains coarse language and graphic scenes
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 632 1999
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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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