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Welcome to My Hood (DVD)

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Middle/Junior High, High School, 21 Minutes, 2000 Four youth involved in the juvenile justice system invite us into their homes and ultimately their hearts by offering a opportunity to view them out of the crimes they have committed. Viewers gain a glimpse into the daily challenges their families face and the issues that shape their lives and ours.

When a Man Loves a Woman

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As Alice and Michael, Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia are a passionate married couple whose once stable young family is rocked by Alice's increasing dependence on alcohol. Alice is forced to confront her alcoholism, while Michael discovers that he has as much to deal with as his wife. Good depiction of treatment and AA. 1994. DVD, 125 min.

When Addiction & Mental Disorders Co-Occur

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Adult, 60 Minutes, 2003 Drug and alcohol dependence. Mental disorders. Alone, each is a disease that wreaks havoc on the lives of millions in this country, and both require intensive treatment. When afflicted with these diseases simultaneously, the result can be even more debilitating for an individual. This web cast will examine the issues and promising practices associated with treating individuals with co-occurring and co-existing disorders.

When Love Is Not Enough

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Lois Wilson was a woman of great inner strength and determination. Together, Lois and Bill Wilson started movements that have helped millions of people around the world. And together, they've given us an inspiring love story. Lois met and fell in love with Bill Wilson. When Bill returned from World War I, they married. Despite concerns over Bill's drinking, Lois believed he was destined for greatness. Soon he was working on Wall Street and they were living a luxurious lifestyle. But Bill's drinking spiraled out of control and soon his job, their home, even their dreams were gone. Despite repeated disappointments, Lois continued to believe her love and support would eventually persuade Bill to quit drinking. When Bill finally attained sobriety, he poured his time and energy into helping other drunks, which led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Lois felt resentment that her patience and devotion were not acknowledged. When she discovered the wives of other alcoholics experienced the same anger and frustration, Lois learned her own experience as the wife of a drunk could be invaluable in helping families of other problem drinkers. This was the beginning of Al-Anon.

When Love Is Not Enough

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Lois Wilson was a woman of great inner strength and determination. Together, Lois and Bill Wilson started movements that have helped millions of people around the world. And together, they've given us an inspiring love story. Lois met and fell in love with Bill Wilson. When Bill returned from World War I, they married. Despite concerns over Bill's drinking, Lois believed he was destined for greatness. Soon he was working on Wall Street and they were living a luxurious lifestyle. But Bill's drinking spiraled out of control and soon his job, their home, even their dreams were gone. Despite repeated disappointments, Lois continued to believe her love and support would eventually persuade Bill to quit drinking. When Bill finally attained sobriety, he poured his time and energy into helping other drunks, which led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Lois felt resentment that her patience and devotion were not acknowledged. When she discovered the wives of other alcoholics experienced the same anger and frustration, Lois learned her own experience as the wife of a drunk could be invaluable in helping families of other problem drinkers. This was the beginning of Al-Anon.

Where Are You Father? (VHS)

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High School, Adult, 90 Minutes , 1994 The absence of physical or emotional fathering during childhood affects each person differently. Video host John Bradshaw offers an index to measure this loss, along with a positive focus on what can be done to heal the wounds of father loss.

Who's Fooling Who? Relapse and Family

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Adult, 32 Minutes, 2005Although some signs of relapse are very obvious, other signs are subtle and tend to knock us off our feet. The four basic areas of Relapse and the Family provide insight into signs and symptoms of relapse. Rosetta Oliver clearly outlines “Who's Fooling Who.” She explains the relapse process, identifying relapse triggers and the importance of understanding that triggers change as the phases of recovery change.

Why Are You So Angry? (VHS)

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Adult, 33 Minutes, 1992 This video explores the cause and effect of anger, from its roots to the final stage – dealing with the aftermath. Four vignettes illustrate the various styles of coping with anger. Why Are You So Angry? provides a positive approach to identifying problems and developing action plans to resolve anger. Realistic situation, ethnic diversity, and sound counseling techniques make this a useful tool for both clients and mental health professionals.

Why Can’t We Be a Family Again? (DVD)

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Junior/High School, 27 Minutes, 2002 One tragic by-product of drug addiction is the effect the addict's self-destruction has on their loved ones. This wrenching documentary, narrated by Ossie Davis, follows the lives of teenage Danny and his younger brother Raymond as they cope with their mother's battle with substance abuse. The boys' mother continues to relapse despite several attempts at rehabilitation. Through it all, the brothers struggle to keep alive their hope for a better future.

Why Don’t They Just Quit? (DVD)

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Adult, 90 minutes, 2011 Watching a loved one immersed in an intense battle with alcohol and drug abuse may be the most difficult, complex and harrowing experience you’ll ever have. This 90 minute DVD offers hope to families and friends, and is packed with solutions that can be used immediately to help guide someone towards recovery.

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