This page features the videos created by The Alliance and the office of the PA Attorney General. We welcome your comments on each video. Talking points are provided on some videos in PDF and Word formats.
The Parents360 Rx the short (11-minute) video, which addresses the impact of medicine abuse on real families, to stimulate an informal discussion. The focus of this video is prescription medicine abuse, considered by many to be the biggest substance abuse threat we currently face and one that is unknown to many parents and underestimated by many others. While medicine abuse is the focus, the discussion may be guided to include other substance abuse topics as desired.
Youth360 (wreckED) is a community-based program designed to educate youth about substance abuse through an engaging presentation meant to challenge their behavior toward drugs and alcohol. The program provides the opportunity for teens to fully reflect upon the choices and consequences associated with alcohol and drug abuse and to continually keep themselves and their friends in check.
Produced by Michael Bartley for The Alliance, this video is suitable for students transitioning into high school and their parents.
The traumatic effects of the progression of drug use and overdose as seen through the eyes of parents who have suffered the tragic loss of their children. This video also provides a list of what every parent should look for and be aware of in dealing with youth drug use and prevention.
“What Help Looks Like” addresses issues of deceit, denial and enabling, and provides information from multiple area agencies who can help.
“Deception” details the extent to which teens will go to support their addiction and hide it from parents; provides suggestions for parents on effective vigilance and intervention.
Parents – This video and additional information is for you, i.e., Parenting 101! First of all, it is normal to trust, believe and defend your children. However, after watching this video, we hope that will have the wisdom, courage and strength to recognize and deal with possible “signs and symptoms” that something might be wrong.
Produced by Michael Bartley for The Alliance, this video is suitable for parents/guardian viewing.
The traumatic effects of drug use and overdose as seen through the eyes of mothers who suffered the loss of their children. We produced the "Listen" video to mobilize parents and community members to address the real dangers and threats of drugs in our region. It has been viewed by thousands.
Produced by Michael Bartley for The Alliance, this video is suitable for 5th grade through high school students and their parents.
This Emmy-nominated program introduces students and parents to Shane, an average kid from a suburban PA school who shares his true story of drug addiction. He shares his emotional journey from prison and we see the devastating effects of drug addiction through the eyes of his family, law enforcement and medical professionals
Produced by the office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General, this video is suitable for middle and high school students and parents. It is appropriate for Grade 6 to Adult viewing
This video provides detailed explanations on how sexual predators target and gain access to minors; also provides suggestions for parents on how to better protect their children.
Remember: The Internet is a public place where children are not alone... and you might not be there to protect them.
Produced by the office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General, this video is suitable for parent/guardian viewing.
Community leaders, parents, and teens describe the current status of the drug culture with emphasis on responsible reporting.
Produced by Michael Bartley for The Alliance, this video is suitable for middle and high school students and parents.
This video addresses the realities of cyber-bullying and provides suggestions and resources on how to effectively protect students from being bullied.
Local professional experts and students 8th through 10th grade discuss the safety concerns of sexting, drinking and drugs.
This video portrays the devastating effects of Heroin