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Straight Talk: The Truth About STDs (2009)

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STDs are a big problem for teens. This total curriculum package teaches teens that STDs are still here and still dangerous. Using a health clinic setting, teens present “peer to peer” information on the six most common STDs today: HPV (genital warts), Chlamydia, HIV, Gonorrhea, Herpes and Hepatitis B.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Straight Talk: The Truth About STDs

Speed Kills: Preventing Teen Driving Fatalities

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To the inexperienced driver, speeding and thoughtlessness are potentially as dangerous as drinking and driving. Every year, thousands of teens die in traffic accidents—often as a result of the teenage driver’s excessive speed, lack of experience or inattention.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:16
Speed Kills: Preventing Teen Driving Fatalities

Drama Queens and Tough Guys: Helping Teens Handle Emotions

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Intense emotions are part of every teen’s life. Too often, however, these emotions spill over into “dramas” with groups of kids reacting to and escalating the impact of the drama.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:19
Drama Queens and Tough Guys: Helping Teens Handle Emotions

Developing Self-Confidence

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Do you know students who talk about themselves in negative ways? Avoid putting themselves in situations where others could judge them? Always make excuses? Don’t feel they have anything special to offer? Very often, these students lack self-confidence.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Developing Self-Confidence

Advertising, the Media, and Your Health

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Today's teens are often labeled Generation M because of the extent that media saturates their lives. This program examines how different forms of media encourage young consumers to smoke more, drink more, eat more unhealthy foods, and take greater risks with sexual behavior.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:19
Advertising, the Media, and Your Health

Huffing: The Latest Facts About Inhalant Abuse

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This gripping program shares unforgettable real stories of teens fighting their abuse of inhalants, as well as two families who lost children to inhalant abuse. One interview segment involves an Ohio police officer whose son died after a brief experiment with inhalants.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Huffing: The Latest Facts About Inhalant Abuse

Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

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Huge portion sizes, fat-filled diets, too much TV/video games and not enough exercise are common choices for a growing number of today’s teens. This timely program helps teens understand the serious health hazards of obesity and explores options for healthier eating and exercise. Program visits the Yale Bright Bodies clinic where teens and parents are learning how to change their lifestyles.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

I Should Have Waited

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Under constant pressure from peers and the media, one of the biggest decisions a teen has to make is whether or not to have sex. Without preaching, this program presents arguments against having sex too early. In drama format, follow Lisa through her first day of high school where she is shocked to find that sex is everyone’s main concern.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
I Should Have Waited

B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting

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A nasty rumor spreads through school with lightning speed. A bully’s taunt reaches its target instantly. A young teen is caught "sexting"—sending sexually explicit images or words over a cell phone. Today, kids no longer have to wait to get to a desktop computer to see and hear all the latest gossip.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:19
B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting

Drugs, Crime and Punishment

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Powerfully presents the life-altering impact of a drug arrest, trial, conviction and incarceration. The accounts and dramatic reenactments of young people who broke the law and got caught, show the harsh realities of being handcuffed, arrested, booked, fingerprinted and locked in a cell.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
Drugs, Crime and Punishment

Dangers of Sexting: What Teens Need to Know

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In a recent survey, one in five teens admitted to sending nude or semi-nude photos or videos and more than half said it was common for explicit photos and text messages to be passed around among friends.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:17
Dangers of Sexting: What Teens Need to Know

From A to ZZZZ's: What Teens Need to Know About Sleep

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New research has shown how critically important it is for teens to get enough sleep to function at their best – physically, mentally and academically.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
From A to ZZZZ's: What Teens Need to Know About Sleep

New Marijuana: Higher Potency, Greater Dangers

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The potency of THC, the mind-altering chemical in marijuana, has more than doubled in the last twenty years creating a greater risk for impairment and a far higher risk of addiction.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:15
New Marijuana: Higher Potency, Greater Dangers

Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

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The benefits of physical fitness—including better overall health, protection from illness, improved mental health and a longer lifespan—are too important for teens to ignore. But many teens don’t understand exactly what “getting fit” really means or just how to improve their own level of fitness, or think that working out is just for athletes.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

Blow-Ups and Rages: Learning to Manage Your Anger

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Anger is a natural response to many of life’s most troubling situations, but all too often explosions of teen anger can be harmful and hurtful. Hostility and anger can devastate a teen’s life, destroy relationships, cloud effective thinking, impact school performance, affect physical health and ruin future career plans.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
Blow-Ups and Rages: Learning to Manage Your Anger

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