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1 Top 10 Addiction PSA’s from the 80’s (part 3)

Top 10 Addiction PSA’s from the 80’s (part 3)

November 16th, 2008

The last of a three (3) part series, these drug prevention videos are a reminder that public service announcements can be low budget and effective, or high budget and really kind of wacky. In the end, it all comes down to the message. And the simpler, the better, in my opinion. What do you think?

4 Preventing health consequences of alcoholism

Preventing health consequences of alcoholism

November 14th, 2008

Does the ability to drink without consequence aid or harm the alcoholic?

33 Ayahuasca : Can psychotropic drugs play a role in spiritual recovery from addiction?

Ayahuasca : Can psychotropic drugs play a role in spiritual recovery from addiction?

November 12th, 2008

Ritualized use of psychotropic drugs has healed people in South American rainforests for generations. Should a shaman guide help addicts today as they trip their way to discover their spiritual connection to the life that surrounds them? Can ayahuasca indeed aid in the treatment of addiction?

6 Biofeedback as a tool for substance abuse cessation

Biofeedback as a tool for substance abuse cessation

November 10th, 2008

Electroencephalographic (EEG) biofeedback has been employed in substance abuse treatment for over three decades. But can this alternative modality of neurofeedback therapy work for addicts and the treatment of addiction?

5 Addicted to Obama : is idealism good or bad for addicts?

Addicted to Obama : is idealism good or bad for addicts?

November 7th, 2008

Carl Jung was quoted saying, “Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.” How can alcoholics and drug addicts view ideals in the context of recovery? The Big Book of A.A. has an answer.

6 Top 10 drug and alcohol campaign ideas --- prevention

Top 10 drug and alcohol campaign ideas — prevention

November 5th, 2008

Ideas for non-profits and government organizations looking to run drug prevention campaigns. Remember that it’s best to start early and that kids are open to messages until puberty. But these ideas are good preventative ideas for any age of your target audience.

Top 10 Addiction PSA’s from the 80’s (part 2)

Top 10 Addiction PSA’s from the 80’s (part 2)

November 2nd, 2008

Public service announcements. Nancy Reagan. The eighties. Summers when D.C. was the “murder capital of the world” and skating and California were too cool. Did these messages warning against the danger of drugs work for you?

16 Caffeine addiction: CONFESSIONS from a coffee addict

Caffeine addiction: CONFESSIONS from a coffee addict

October 30th, 2008

Perhaps you’ve been able to shake the warm, steaming demon of coffee addiction. If so …how did you do it? And what do you recommend for others who want to kick the daily habit?

9 Cigarettes, smoking and smokeless tobacco : business is booming!

Cigarettes, smoking and smokeless tobacco : business is booming!

October 27th, 2008

In the midst of a global economic recession, big tobacco is doing just fine. Although smokers are cutting back on quantity, they are NOT quitting. And that’s just what Big Tobacco hopes for. Is anyone else noticing the ugly cycle of smoking addiction?

1 Is the closing of British pubs such a bad thing?

Is the closing of British pubs such a bad thing?

October 25th, 2008

Higher taxes, a national smoking ban and a consumer credit crunch may bring about the demise of the British public house as a social institution. But are less pubs such a bad thing for a nation of chronic alcoholics and systemic alcoholism?

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