PeaceTalks - Drugs, Alcohol and Guns: Triggers to Violence DVD
This critical program examines the shocking prevalence of guns at teen parties and clubs and the predictably dangerous consequences of this casual mix of drugs, alcohol and weapons. Adults will learn of a brave new world where guns are omnipresent and kids think prevention means planning an escape route when they start to go off. Teens recount frightening personal stories of explosive violence when minor offenses on the dance floor turn deadly. Notions of adolescent immortality are challenged as teens come to realize that going to parties with drugs, alcohol and guns is simply not worth the risk.
PeaceTalks is a research-based and award-winning program which incorporates multiple approaches shown to be effective in reducing aggression and violence. Hosted by Michael Pritchard, America's most respected teen counselor. Pritchard is a humorist, actor, youth activist, former probation officer, and PBS host.
PeaceTalks Educates kids about violence in our society, the risks they face every day, and the positive choices they can make to stay safe. PeaceTalks Prevents violence by teaching kids how to avoid dangerous situations, handle their own emotions, and use conflict resolution skills. PeaceTalks Empowers teens to learn how to get along with others.
Approximately 28 minutes.