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The Truth About Drinking

34 minutes 47 seconds

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A group of teens who drink see firsthand the hard-hitting realities of potential consequences of alcohol use: how it affects coordination, vision and reaction time; how organs suffer damage; and time in a rehab center. A realistic simulation of three "deaths" in a drunk-driving accident include a visit to the morgue, one "arrest," parental notification, and a burial. A sobering look at teen alcohol use hosted by Leeza Gibbons.

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Runtime: 34 minutes 47 seconds

Black background with text that reads, "Alcohol and the Developing Brain."
22 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in a first responder uniform sits in the driver's seat and looks into camera. Caption. Cuando la gente toma y maneja creen que son invisibles.
23 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young man in glasses looks at camera. Dark concentric circles and flecks of white on periwinkle create the backdrop. Caption. Your heart's job is to pump blood and oxygen to your body.
The Danger Zone: Steering Clear Of Drugs
Season 0 / Ep 1
19 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Teenage boy speaks with other boys in a park setting. Spanish caption. Encontré que el alcohol puede ser malo para el beisbol.
16 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Backside view of a man holding a pint glass to his lips to drink. Caption. I basically continued drinking them until I felt.
17 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Middle-aged man wearing glasses looks off camera with a screen showing medical imaging in the background. Caption. They have to do the same stoppage.
24 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man with bandage around his head holds a phone receiver to his ear. Caption. I was arrested for the accident.
21 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Digital rendering of the hippocampus in yellow and the amygdala in blue. Caption Our brains uses these areas to help remember.
21 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Teenage girl speaks to camera in the corner of the frame with backdrop computer renderings of the human brain. Spanish caption. A procesar información a distinguirnos en la escuela.
21 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Young woman speaks directly to camera with an intent gaze. Caption. If not deadly.
Guidance Systems
Episode 1
17 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12