Alcohol Abuse: Signs and Symptoms
Hosted by Dr. David Ohlms, M.D., this high quality education and training program was developed for companies to assure compliance with DOT education guidelines on alcohol. These mandatory guidelines affect workers, supervisors and managers in the transportation industry; airlines, trucking, railroad, bus, mass transit, pipeline industries and many more. Core material deals with the impact of alcohol on the job, skills, performance, and the impact on the human mind and body
ALCOHOL AND HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
High School, Adult, 24 Minutes, 1984 What are the effects of alcohol on the human body? The user of alcohol – and not just the abuser – should know. Most people overlook the fact that alcohol is a drug – a toxic one. This program presents the effect of alcohol on the human body’s major organs and systems. The ill effects of alcohol on the digestive, circulatory, muscular, skeletal, urogenital, and nervous systems are demonstrated and are interwoven with interviews with physicians and testimonials from six recovering alcoholics who briefly recount the physiological damage to their bodies caused by alcohol.
ALCOHOL & DRUG ADDICTION IN THE WORKPLACE: A GUIDE FOR SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS
Connor was once a star employee. Now he’s coming in late, taking frequent sick days, making mistakes, and alienating his colleagues. What happened? Connor has become addicted to alcohol. His manager doesn’t know how to respond. Managers may have difficulty recognizing or reacting to signs of addiction. This video is designed to help managers react quickly and effectively to the first signs of an employee’s addiction to alcohol and other drugs. James Fearing, Ph.D., provides insight on Connor’s story as it unfolds. A crisis management expert and licensed drug and alcohol abuse counselor, Dr. Fearing helps organizations of all sizes resolve problems caused by addicted employees.
Alcohol & Drug Prevention 101
Alcohol is the only legal drug that does not come with use or dosage instructions. ADP 101 is for the kid in us all who never received an alcohol and drug prevention education. It’s the ABC’s of substance abuse prevention, personal intervention and individual empowerment to choose to be alcohol and drug free. Closed caption, hand signed version also available.
ALCOHOL, DRUGS & THE BRAIN
High School, Adult, 30 Minutes, 1995 Alcohol, Drugs and the Brain is a creative combination of a live presentation and computer graphics featuring a unique mix of humor, information, and motivation. This video examines and explores the consequences of being under the influence. Dr. Joseph Pursch thoroughly explains blood alcohol levels effects on the various parts of the brain and the behavioral consequences that follow. Dr. Pursch raises questions and provides answers to what are some of the most serious problems of our time: violent, criminal and antisocial behavior.
ALCOHOL - FATHER MARTIN
All, 18 Minutes, 1988 Father Joseph Martin speaks to students about the things we drink and why. By providing a comparison of alcohol to other beverages, he explains why alcohol can be a problem and what it does to a person. Father Martin also talks about the choices to drink or not to drink alcohol and emphasizes that alcohol is both dangerous and addictive.
ALCOHOL & THE BRAIN
High School, Adult, 30 Minutes, 1995 Alcohol and the Brain examines and explores the consequences of being under the influence. Dr. Joseph Pursch thoroughly explains blood alcohol levels effects on the various parts of the brain and the behavioral consequences that follow.
Alcohol: The Substance, Addiction, Solution
The Substance, the Addiction, the Solution Weaves dramatic personal stories of recovery from alcoholism with essential facts about the disease and recovery. 40 min
ALCOHOL: TRUE STORIES HOSTED BY MATT DAMON
Sometimes it seems like everyone drinks alcohol ... in movies, on TV, at parties, even at school. There are many reasons people drink ... to feel less self-conscious ... to deal with stress and sadness. We all struggle with those kinds of feelings ... breaking up with someone we like, having a tough time with friends or our parents, or dealing with problems in the world around us. You’re going to make up your own mind about alcohol. Be honest with yourself. Ask yourself a couple questions: Am I risking hurting somebody I love? Am I risking hurting myself? Upper Elementary, Middle School
At sixteen, Korean-born John is a typical teenager competing for a position on the high school basketball team and tentatively exploring an interest in girls. Adopted when he was 10 months old, John has grown up in a loving, protective American family and feels no different than his Caucasian brother, Matt, or anyone else at school. When the two brothers win coveted spots on the basketball team, a disgruntled teammate, Durk, derides John’s heritage with racial taunts. Continued confrontations at school create tension at home, testing the bonds of love and understanding among family members