Addiction DVD

SKU ID #383588
$19.97
The feature length documentary film ADDICTION brings together the nation's leading experts on drug and alcohol addiction with a collection of award-winning filmmakers to shed light on addiction, its causes and the latest and most prominent developments in treatments. Its focus is on case studies and new medical treatments. A supplementary series of 13 short films delves deeper into the various dimensions of addiction.
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  • Format: DVD
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Run Time: 86 Minutes
  • Region: 1
  • Studio: HBO Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: August 21, 2012
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2007

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8 Reviews
4.9

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HBOAddiction DVD
 
4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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  • Adult viewers (5)
  • Younger viewers (3)

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5.0

Excellent

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from Indiana

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  • Informative

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    • Adult Viewers

    Comments about this product:

    Great Video used it for addiction group

     
    4.0

    everything and anything about addiction.touches on all aspec

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    from mchenry

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    Pros

    • Entertaining
    • Informative

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      • Adult Viewers
      • At Home
      • Perfect Gift
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      Comments about this product:

      I used in this group called Rosecrans which is a intense out-patient for sub-stance abuse and it was great the group followed it well and were very imdormed

       
      5.0

      Great Education Tape

      By 

      from Pittsburgh, Pa

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      Pros

      • Informative

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Training

      Comments about this product:

      Can use this in my training of staff on co occurring disorders.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Resource

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      from Lawrenceville, GA

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      • Informative

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        • Adult Viewers

        Comments about this product:

        It was a great way to engage the women in our program with learning about addiction outside of hearing us talk or doing a traditional Power Point. It sparked great conversation.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent

        By 

        from Madison, wi

        About Me Casual Viewer

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        Pros

        • Informative

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • At Home
          • School Setting

          Comments about this product:

          Excellent, interesting, informative and supportive. This documentary covers the science of addiction, medical interventions and treatments. It is broken into sections so it can be viewed in 30 minute chunks if desired. A viewer can watch the areas of most interest or need without difficulty. I work in the mental health field and found this DVD to be spot on in regards to the difficulties users, their families and professionals face as well as the possibility of recovery and what is required to achieve remission. I watched parts of this documentary with my teenagers and have offered it to friends. If I knew nothing about addiction and needed one source to become informed this would be it.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A must see

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          from Charlotte NC.

          About Me Casual Viewer

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          Pros

          • Engaging Characters
          • Entertaining
          • Informative
          • Original

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            • Adult Viewers
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            Comments about this product:

            I use it to show my students the harmful effects of drugs. It gives real life situations to an audience that sometimes believes life is just one big party.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            addiction

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            from chapel hill

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            • Informative

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              • Special Needs

              Comments about this product:

              this has been a great teaching tool and I have recommended it to many people

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Got so much insights from this doc. film

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              from Vancouver, BC

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              • Informative

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                Comments about this product:

                So thankful that this film has been made. It's so informative and finally I could understand better how the addicts are struggling everyday in their lives.

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