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The Educational Resources Store contains educational books and videos for children, teens, parents and teachers about adolescence and growing up. The books and videos featured on this site cover a wide range of topics. You will find topics ranging from infant education to dealing with teens with different and sometimes difficult situations. The books and DVDs contain information at all levels, including books, DVDs, games and posters geared to the children, teens, parents, and teachers.




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There are addictions that cause very serious problems for many people.  These can come in the forms of caffeine, heroin, food or love.  Find out why some people are more likely to develop an addiction than others.  In this video, you will learn about the different types of addictions, the signs of addiction and the consequences of it.  Discover what you can do if you or someone you know has an addiction.

Runtime:  21 mins




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Playing with alcohol is not harmless fun.  Learn what happens to you when you drink and also about the dangers of alcohol consumption.   Listen to the testimonials of people whose lives have been forever changed because of the irresponsible use of this potentially deadly substance.

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Alcohol and social events very often go hand-in-hand.  Learn what happens in your brain and in your body's other major organs when you drink.  Learn about the effects of alcohol in this informative video as the psychopharmacological aspects of alcohol are explained and discussed.

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Mixing alcohol and young adults can be deadly enough, but alcohol can also cause health problems that shorten lives.  In this video, you'll learn what happens when you drink, and better understand the chemical effects of alcohol on the body as they are explained in a clear, concise manner.

Runtime:  40 mins




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Irresponsible behavior and alcohol just don't mix, and drinking too much too fast can be deadly.  Learn the truth about alcohol so you will be able to understand how dangerous this substance can be.   You'll see how your liver processes alcohol and understand how long it takes to process an alcoholic beverage.  Find out what you should do if you ever happen to be with someone who has developed acute alcohol poisoning.  Every teen needs to see this very important, no-nonsense video.

Runtime:  19 mins




Product ID: DRG-014
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There are teens that believe that drinking alcohol and taking pills is a harmless pastime, not knowing that such activities can lead to serious damage to their mind and body, and possibly death.  Mixing alcohol and over-the-counter, prescription, or illicit substances should never be done.  These substances can have harmful effects by themselves, especially when they are abused.  When they are mixed, the consequences can be irreversible.  Find out why booze and pills are a tremendous risk that should never be taken.

Runtime:  25 mins




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Developing a strong relationship between two people allows them to express mutual respect and love for each other.  Unfortunately, when a couple is involved in a toxic relationship that is marked by codependency, emotional violence, or domestic abuse, it can be emotionally and physically damaging and sometimes even fatal.  Finding the strength to leave a negative relationship and seek counseling can result in a gradual recovery of physical and emotional health for abused individuals and their loved ones.  This video program contains graphic material relating to domestic abuse that may not be suitable for all audiences.  Teachers are encouraged to review this program before using it in their classroom.

Runtime: 27 mins




Product ID: DRG-004
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Party drugs are nothing to mess with.  Many of them are frighteningly lethal, while others can produce profound brain or organ damage.  Learn about the drugs that are most in vogue on the club circuit and at the late night dance parties called Raves.  Essential information about Ecstasy, 2C-B, Rohypnol, GHB, Ketamine, psilocybin mushrooms, and Fry is provided in a straightforward, no-nonsense presentation.  Understand the terrible consequences of experimenting with these illegal substances.

Runtime:  32 mins




Product ID: DRG-017
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Designer drugs, also known as 'club drugs,' are illegal drugs that are designed and produced in hidden laboratories.  These synthetic drugs that can cause both physical and emotional damage, and can even result in death.  In this video program, students will learn what designer drugs are and then introduced to some types that are recreationally abused.  The connection that designer drugs have with the Rave and club scenes will also be explored.  In the end, viewers will be exposed to safety methods for 'surviving' a Rave and staying away from the grave.

Runtime:  27 mins




Product ID: DRG-005
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Teens, parties, and cars can be a lethal combination.  Learn how being under the influence of alcohol can adversely affect a person's ability to drive a motorized vehicle.  Anyone who makes the dangerous and irresponsible decision to drive while drunk can permanently change their life, as well as their passengers, victim(s), and the friends and family of both.

Runtime:  32 mins




Product ID: DRG-024
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It is important for young people to see that the drug world is anything but glamorous, especially for hard-core abusers that are desperate for their next fix.  This video is a hard look at a tough subject that will open the eyes of those who watch it.

Runtime:  28 mins




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In this graphically illustrated program, you'll see the truth about alcohol, how it affects your body and how it affects your ability to drive.  It clarifies the myths about drinking and driving, while showing dramatic footage of interviews with the victims of drunk drivers.  This video includes a sobriety test administered by the State of Indiana Toxicology Department showing how drinking, even when below the legal limits of abuse, can affect your reaction times and your ability to operate a car.  You will see and hear the touching, tragic story of Sarah Towery and her boyfriend Chip Smith.

Runtime:  30 mins




Product ID: DRG-011
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There are more than 500,000 people killed or injured each year as a result of collisions that involve 'driving under the influence' of drugs or alcohol.  This type of impaired driving is the leading cause of death for people under the age of 30.  However, most of these deaths can be avoided if we learn how to keep ourselves and our friends from making deadly choices.

Runtime:  30 mins




Product ID: DRG-003
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The designer drug Ecstasy, also known as MDMA, makes people feel more connected to one another.  This drug has become very popular among teens at those all-night Rave dance parties and is also widely used by those who frequent the club scene.  Ecstasy is a very addictive, hallucinogenic that can cause serious problems for those who use it, and it has even caused death when ingested.  Learn the facts about Ecstasy and understand why it is nothing to play with.

Runtime:  27 mins




Product ID: DRG-041
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This video tells young people about the realities of drug or alcohol abuse without lecturing or sounding condescending.  The high-energy music program is specially designed for teenage viewers, and has a youthful style and a lively pace to make it more accessible and attention-grabbing.  Explore the life of a teenage alcoholic and discover the risks of drug abuse.  Learn the reasons for substance abuse, and encourage young people to alter the mind-set that leads to abuse before they are at-risk.   Ideal for grades 7 to 12

Runtime:  22 mins




Product ID: DRG-043
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Many teens abuse alcohol these days.  This video is a three part series, featuring actors, famous athletes and motivational speakers.  The program provides minors and adults with the necessary information about the serious consequences of underage drinking - allowing them to make educated, responsible decisions regarding their future.  There are detailed accounts by teenagers whose lives have been dramatically changed by drinking alcohol.  It also includes factual information by scientists and law enforcement specialists This package is important for those who deal with minors on a daily basis, and also includes a comprehensive Teacher's Guides which enlist class participation and ensures student comprehension of the videos' subject matter.

Runtime:  39 mins




Product ID: DRG-019
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Everyone knows that consuming alcohol and driving is very dangerous, but many take the risk anyway.  Statistics show that 41 percent of all motor vehicle crashes are alcohol-related.  Almost half of all traffic fatalities occur because someone was drinking and driving, and someone dies in an alcohol related crash every half hour in the U.S.   About 18,000 people die each and every year because of drunk-driving accidents, and about 327,000 are injured.  These victims are more than just statistics. These were people with names and faces;  They had families and friends.

Runtime:  20 mins




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Many teenagers view inhalants as being a cheap and safe 'high.'  In reality, the mental and physical damage caused by inhalants is irreversible and deadly.  Learn what inhalants do to the body, and become aware of the signs of abuse.  Students will be taught some strategies for keeping themselves drug-free.

Runtime:  11 mins




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Many people think that marijuana is a safe drug for recreational use.   Think again!  In this video, you will learn about marijuana's many negative effects, both mentally and physically.  Find out how it can harm not only you, but the people around you.

Runtime:  24 mins




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Marijuana is not the safe drug that many believe it is.  Each joint is as harmful as five tobacco cigarettes, and every time a joint is smoked, the lungs absorb more than 2,000 chemicals.  Additionally, this drug has detrimental effects on memory and learning.  Habitual use of marijuana leads to the likelihood that the pot smoker will be attracted to harder drugs.  In this video, you will learn how to steer away from a path that may lead to heartache and ruin.

Runtime:  18 mins




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Methamphetamines are powerful stimulant drugs that can ruin lives.  Crystal methamphetamine, also known as "ICE," is the newest and most potent form of speed on America's streets.  In this video, you'll see how methamphetamine can damage your brain and learn about the adverse effects it has on the human body.  Become aware of the many dangers that are associated with the production of this drug.  Learn the names of organizations that can help young people to fight a methamphetamine addiction.

Runtime:  21 mins




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A teenager somewhere tries nicotine every day, for various reasons.   Whether it is to rebel against parents, or to fit in, or just to look 'cool', this experimentation can have dire consequences.  Nicotine is one of the most addictive and easily available drugs today.   Trying it for whatever reason, can lead to a lifetime of addiction.  In this video, you'll find out about the dangers of nicotine.  You'll also discover strategies to quit if you are already addicted.

Runtime:  28 mins




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Contrary to what you might think, taking some pills from the family medicine cabinet is neither a safe or legal way to get high.  Although they're manufactured by pharmaceutical companies and not produced illegally on the streets, prescription and over-the-counter medications that you might be tempted to try can harm you, and even kill you.

Runtime:  24 mins




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Even though medicine is sold over-the-counter, it doesn't mean that it's safe for everyone to use.  In this video, you'll learn about the dangers of using and abusing over-the-counter drugs.  You'll understand what the side effects are, and see what they can do to your mind and body.
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Although there are many drugs that teens can be exposed to everyday, none are as readily available and concealable as painkillers.  These are one of the most sought after drugs by today's youth.  From ibuprofen to oxycodone, Painkillers can be as dangerous and addictive as heroin.   In this video, you will find out about the various types of painkillers ingested by teenagers.  Also, discover the physiological and psychological signs of dependence.  The consequences of addiction will be discussed along with ways to get help if you or someone you know is addicted.

Runtime:  27 mins




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Despite what many people believe, prescription drugs can actually be just as hazardous to a person's health and well being as many of the illegal street drugs are.  This educational video takes a hard look at a widespread problem and helps to understand why drugs of any type should never be used recreationally.

Runtime:  27 mins




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Prescription and over the counter medications are likely to be abused by teens today much more than some other illegal drugs such as Marijuana.  This is often referred to as "pharming."  The abuse of these drugs is now a well-established behavior among Teens.  Many teens are now exposed to strong, mind altering drugs, often impure at an alarming level.   Steroid use has become much more common by role models in society.   With the use of these drugs, Teens are damaging their health, experiencing date rape, blackouts, becoming unconscious and in some cases, losing their lives.   Hear from Real Teens as they discuss their exposure and knowledge of pharmacological drugs and dangerous chemical substances.

Runtime:  20 mins




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This video discusses the effects and problems, both physically and mentally, that are associated with using drugs.  It also educates teens on the dangers of drug use and addiction.  After completing the program, students will have a better understanding of drugs, the effect on the body, the long and short-term health risks and the addictive qualities of drugs.

Runtime:  24 mins




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This video discusses the effects and problems, both physically and mentally, that are associated with smoking.  It talks about the reasons teens smoke and why they should not smoke.  After completing the program, students will have a better understanding of the reasons many may choose to smoke, what addiction is and why smoking can lead to major health risks.   Hear from Real Teens as they tell us how they feel about smoking.

Runtime:  23 mins




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Just because it isn't inhaled, you might think that smokeless tobacco is harmless, but you should think again.  This hard-hitting video shows graphic depictions of the terrible damage that can be caused by an extremely addictive product.
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Many of today's athletes are looking for something that pushes them ahead of the rest.  They may also think that because they're in shape, they can get away with using these substances.  This video discusses why drugs are definitely NOT the answer.  Students will hear the stories of athletes who learned the drug lesson the hard way.

Runtime:  30 mins




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What are the effects that drugs have on your athletic performance?  You might think that because you're in shape, you can get away with using substances such as alcohol, nicotine, marijuana, and steroids. This video will definitely open your eyes and change your mind.

Runtime:  13 mins




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Young people looking for an enhanced physical appearance, or a short cut to the winner's circle may give in to the temptation to abuse steroids.   They are lured by the promises of athletic success and a 'beefed-up' body.  In this eye-opening video, steroids will be defined and described, and you'll learn the reasons why people abuse these drugs.  The related health risks that accompany steroid abuse will also be explained.

Runtime:  28 mins




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Today's teens are faced with the question of whether or not to use drugs every day.  It is important for these young people to see that the drug world is anything but glamorous, especially for hard-core abusers.   Prisoners and young, recovered addicts offer a compelling look at the very real dangers that go together with drug abuse.

Runtime:  29 mins




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This video contains an exciting look at subject matter that today's teens need to hear about.  It was produced in a way that will definitely hold their interest and teach them things they probably don't know, but really should.

Runtime:  18 mins




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This video is a program that describes the many dangers of alcohol abuse by presenting the facts and dispelling the myths, thereby helping teens to make the right choice.  Teens need to see this very important, straightforward video, and learn the truth about alcohol.

Runtime:  20 mins




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There's nothing attractive or cool about being hooked on heroin.  This addictive drug is ingested in several ways, which include:  sniffing, injecting, and smoking.  A few of the warning signs of drug abuse are loss of appetite, watery eyes, tiny pupils, and changes in behavior.  Get the hard facts about a drug that can quickly take over your life and destroy it.

Runtime:  18 mins




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Many of us know that teenagers and rebellion go together.  Unfortunately, some teen rebellions become violent and dangerous.  In this video, you'll see why some teens turn to drugs, sex and crime as a way of rebelling against their peers, parents, religion and society.  Also, you'll find out about constructive ways teens can declare their independence without causing harm to themselves or others.

Runtime:  26 mins




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This video program discusses the influences that can affect a teenager's decision to start using tobacco.  Additionally, the addictive nature of nicotine, it's health risks, and some of the contents of tobacco products are examined.  The legal ramifications for minors who use tobacco products are presented, and tips are offered to help the tobacco user to kick the habit.

Runtime:  16 mins




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Everyone likes to have fun, but when drugs and alcohol become involved, having fun can become dangerous.  Learn what alcohol is, what defines binge drinking and what the legal blood alcohol concentration is.  Find out about the popular club drugs such as 'Ecstasy,' 'Roofies' and 'Speed' and what effects they have on your mind and body.  Understand the risks associated with mixing teens, alcohol and club drugs and learn ways to avoid the abuse of alcohol and drugs.

Runtime:  21 mins




Product ID: DRG-018
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"Party Drugs" is a term that makes the substances that fall into this category sound much more harmless than they are.  In reality, some of these drugs can kill a user on his or her very first dose.  Never let anyone convince you that these types of drugs are reasonably safe to use.  Provide yourself with the knowledge you need to know to help combat the social pressures you may feel to experiment with these deadly substances.

Runtime:  33 mins




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Many depressed teenagers also have problems with alcohol or other drugs.   In some cases, the depression comes first and they try using drugs as a way to escape.  Other times, the alcohol or other drug use comes first, and depression is caused by the drug itself.  The important thing is that if someone has one or both of these problems, the sooner they get help the better.  This program teaches how to be honest about both issues - showing how depressed teens can deal effectively with their illness without substance abuse and how to communicate with people who can help them get into treatment.

Runtime:  23 mins




Product ID: DRG-046
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Teens generally believe that alcohol and drug use is safe.  Exposed to media from an early age, the average 18 year old has seen well over 100,000 television commercials encouraging them to drink.  Illicit drug use by adolescents can have immediate, long-term health and social consequences, such as mental health problems, depression, developmental lags, apathy, withdrawal, conduct problems, personality disorders, suicidal thoughts, attempted suicide and other psychosocial dysfunctions.  These are frequently linked to substance abuse among adolescents.  Arrest, adjudication and intervention by the juvenile justice system are eventual consequences for many youths engaged in alcohol and other drug use.

Runtime:  10 mins




Product ID: DRG-036
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When you go to a party, nearly everyone is drinking alcohol or smoking pot, because this is why they usually go to them.  You'll need to decide whether or not to participate.  You'll also need to understand that alcohol and marijuana are not nearly as harmless as you have been led to believe.  You should arm yourself with important information before you decide to follow the crowd.

Runtime:  18 mins




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Although there are positive aspects to caffeine consumption, including bursts of energy and brief periods of increased mental and physical performance, caffeine can have some very negative, serious side effects.   Caffeine is a drug that can cause some mild symptoms like irritability, or cause nervous energy.  However, some may become addicted, needing ever greater amounts of caffeine and have more serious side effects including insomnia, mood swings, high blood pressure, dehydration, or even bone damage.  In this video, you'll see why you should limit your consumption of caffeinated products.

Runtime:  16 mins





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