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Drug Abuse: Videos

Online Health Videos


Discovery Streaming   Access on Edline page under Links.

Includes a variety of video clips and full video programs on a variety of teen health and lifestyle topics.  Includes the popular Reality Matters series, which was developed by Discovery Education and covers a wide range of teenage issues.  Each video is approximately 30 minutes long, but smaller segments are available:

  • Smoking:  Smoke Signals
  • Drugs:  Deadly Highs
  • Sports:  High Performance


NBC Learn    Access on LSA Library homepage (bottom right)  - trial through June 30, 2011

Provides short video clips (2 – 6 minutes on average) of a variety of health topics from the NBC News archive.  Browse Health & Wellness titles or try an advanced search for a particular topic.   Please provide the library with feedback on this trial to help our planning for next year.



Access to full length Frontline, Nova and other PBS produced programs and segments, including:

  • The Meth Epidemic (Frontline) – an investigation into how and why meth became the fastest growing drug problem in America.  Includes companion website featuring information on how meth destroys the body, FAQs and interviews


CBS News           

Access to full length 60 Minutes episodes and excerpts from The Early Show, CBS Evening News and WebMD videos, including:

  • Popping Pills a Popular Way to Boost Brain Power (60 Minutes) – Investigates the problem of healthy students using non-prescribed Adderall and Ritalin as a way to improve mental function.  Includes some “web extra” video
  • Ads Warn of Meth Dangers – Montana Meth Project Ads (CBS News)