The list of links below are for videos that the Teresa Project staff feel might contribute
to various aspects of the DTES challenge. Since the videos are, for the most part, found
by searching the web, they do not reflect any single point of view, nor can Teresa Project
be sure of the accuracy of the material.
As with our other lists, if you know of a video you think should be included, send the info to email@example.com.
Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse (DXM) (Real Player)
American Society of Anesthesiologists
"As part of the 2004 Doctors Day observance, ASA distributed a video news release on over-the-counter drug abuse.
The video was distributed to more than 800 individual television stations across the country and features ASA President Roger W. Litwiller, M.D., and Gerald A. Maccioli, M.D., Rex Health Care, Raleigh, NC.
There is a trend among teens and young adults of abusing over-the-counter cough and cold medications containing dextromethorphan , or DXM. This drug, when taken in excessive amounts, can produce a high. It can also have dangerous effects including seizures and even death.
Anesthesiologists, particularly those in critical care medicine, have been called upon to care for patients who have overdosed on over-the-counter medications and ended up in the intensive care unit."
Columbia News Video Forum
Social Work Conference Examines Illicit Drug Use and HIV Risk Among Older Adults
"Over the past 10 years the population of adults over 50 with HIV/AIDS has doubled and currently 10 percent of AIDS cases reported to the CDC are among this population. In light of this, School of Social Work and the Center for Intervention and Prevention Research on HIV and Drug Abuse brought together prominent researchers in drug abuse, HIV and aging to identify best practices for HIV prevention and intervention among older adults who use illicit drugs.
Four videos (Real Player) totalling over an hour
Shot: Mar 07, 2003
Published: May 07, 2003"
The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time
"One billion people on the planet are struggling with extreme poverty according to Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time , which explores the challenge of global poverty. Sachs also shares accounts of his recent visits to Africa and offers practical solutions to the challenge of global poverty, which he contends can be eliminated by 2025.
Two videos (Real Player) totalling less than one hour
Shot: Mar 31, 2005
Published: May 02, 2005
Last modified:Sep 12, 2005"