Guidance & Counseling


Fake News: Part 1 23 min.

Fake news is more than a social media menace—it’s threatening critical thinking skills needed to develop information literacy. Combined with the impulse to share exciting, shocking and alarming stories, fake news is shaping—and distorting—perceptions, especially in younger demographics. In this video, viewers learn what drives fake news, how to spot it and how to de-bunk it. They’ll see how to dis...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Fake News: Part 2 24 min.

Fake news is prevalent because it seems so real. But passing it along via social media is more than sharing. It lends credibility to untrustworthy sources. By explaining click baits, bias and information bubbles, this video helps viewers discern what’s real and what’s not. Startling examples of altered photos reveal the skills employed by fake newsmongers. Cross-referencing to determine objective...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

How to Recognize Fake News 46 min.

Think of fake news as a disease. Without knowing how to identify and stop its spread, information literacy is at risk, especially among audiences whose critical thinking skills are vulnerable. This video series equips viewers with tools to spot the stories and images that are false, biased, altered or slanted, even those shared by trusted friends or family. Easy tips to detect and check fake news...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Recovery High 19 min.

A unique school's main entry requirement is that students must be addicts. This ABC News film introduces the lives of three students with three different addiction battles.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Addiction in First Nations: Lindsay's Story 22 min.

Lindsay (Eekwol) grew up in the First Nations community. She experienced an unforgiving world of drugs, alcohol and violence, within her family. As a child, she lived in fear while her parents and their friends had endless parties that often broke out in fights. As she grew up in this environment, she soon developed into an abuser of drugs and alcohol herself. Falling victim to blackouts and on on...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Asperger’s: Sean’s Story 20 min.

From as early as he can remember, Sean had lived with extreme anxiety. As the years went by, he couldn’t connect with other students. He was bullied and could never understand why. A darkness of alienation grew within him and his parents sought help. After years of searching, finally a doctor pinpointed Sean’s mental health issues. He had Asperger’s. Armed with this knowledge and treatment, Sean f...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Breaking Poverty: Billionaire PA’s Story 25 min.

Poverty drugs, violence, abuse, family death….all of which “Billionaire PA” experienced as a child and young teenager. He became a great salesman. The only problem is he sold drugs on the street landing him in and out of jail. What else you can you do when you live in such poverty? His grandmother planted a thought in his head, “if you could use the focused energy you have in selling drugs and cha...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Broken Families: Lydia’s Story 21 min.

Lydia’s life as a child was filled with family dysfunction, drugs, abuse and the death of her mother. She ended up in the foster care system before the age of 10 and would endure moving between 36 different foster homes. Lydia was left with a lack of identity, belonging, and self-worth. The longing of her family and her loneliness created a cycle of destruction or “acting out”. Nothing or no one c...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Depression & Eating Disorder: Sterling's Story 22 min.

At the age of 13, Lindsay was a cheerleader and cross country runner. One day her uncle commented that she was getting a roll around her belly. Lindsay became obsessed about her weight. She stopped eating and when she did,she purged. She was losing weight beyond what was normal while still competing and running to the point where she mutilated herself and ending up in an institution. Lindsay was 5...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Depression and Anxiety: Eleanor’s Story 20 min.

Eleanor had a hard time fitting in. She was severely bullied through elementary school. High school wasn’t any different but this time it got a lot worse as she became very depressed and developed paralyzing anxiety to the point where she couldn’t breathe. It was physical pain for her. She wouldn’t be able to enter a room full of people nor could she be touched. Life was unbearable. It took time,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017