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new direction: drug and alcohol education kit

Drug & Alcohol Education helps draw the connection between substance use disorder and criminal activity, providing information on the neurobiology of addiction, explaining why it is so difficult to overcome a severe substance use disorder.

ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE QTY
32171G New Direction: Drug and Alcohol Education Facilitator Guide
$40.00
32171V New Direction: Disease Concept of Addiction: Symptoms Video
$99.00
32171 New Direction: Drug and Alcohol Education Collection
$895.00
32171W New Direction: Drug and Alcohol Education Workbook
$6.00
32171D New Direction: Medical Aspects-Substance Use Disorders Video
$275.00

 

Created in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Corrections, A New Direction is a comprehensive, cognitive-behavioral treatment curriculum for offenders with substance use disorder. The curriculum is divided into six core modules and a Co-occurring Disorders module. Learn more about A New Direction Complete Collection.

Drug & Alcohol Education follows the Intake & Orientation Module, along with the Criminal and Addictive Thinking and Socialization Modules. Offenders will draw the connection between substance use disorder and criminal activity. The complete module package includes the facilitator guide, 100 participant workbooks, Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders video, and The Disease Concept of Addiction: Symptoms & Phases video. Topics covered in this module are: Addicts and Addiction, Your Body on Alcohol and Other Drugs, The Disease of Addiction and Its Effects, Now is the Time for Real Change, Change and Relapse Prevention, Beginning the Transition to Lifelong Change and Recovery. All components are also available separately, but you can save money by purchasing the complete module!

Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders Workbook (32171W) and Guide (32171G)

This 168 page participant workbook, written at a sixth-grade level, contains materials that reflect real-life experiences of offenders with addiction and activities that demonstrate addictive and criminal thought processes. Thirty-five exercises cover: Addicts and Addiction, Your Body on Alcohol and Other Drugs, The Disease of Addiction and Its Effects, Now is the Time for Real Change, Change and Relapse Prevention, Beginning the Transition to Lifelong Change and Recovery.

Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders Video (32171V)

Symptoms and Phases: The Disease of Addiction defines and describes addiction as a disease to help you understand the primary, chronic, genetic, progressive, and potentially fatal aspects of the illness. The three phases of addiction and symptoms for each phase provide a basic understanding of addiction.

Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders DVD/CD-ROM (32171D)

Based on the latest research, Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders is an educational video that provides information on the neurobiology of addiction, or how alcohol and other drugs affect the brain and central nervous system. Using the simplest terms, this video explains why, because of changes in brain chemistry, it is so difficult to overcome a severe substance use disorder.

This highly engaging video works well in these settings and situations:

  • individual and group sessions
  • inpatient and outpatient services in a wide variety of settings, including treatment centers, correctional facilities, and mental health clinics
  • parent education programs
  • family counseling
  • staff in-services

 

New Directions: Drug and Alcohol Education (32171) includes: Medical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders DVD/CD-ROM (32171D), Symptoms and Phases The Disease of Addiction DVD (32171V), Drug and Alcohol Education Workbook Revised (32171W), Drug and Alcohol Education Facilitator's Guide Revised (32171G).