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Long day's journey into night

by:O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive home life. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor, and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer.

Editions:276  Date:1940 - 2016  Genre(s):Drama, Drama, Domestic drama

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Traffic

by:Soderbergh, Steven, 1963-

Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter.

Editions:181  Date:1999 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for pervasive drug content, strong language, violence and some sexuality.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Crime films, Crime films, Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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The spectacular now

by:Tharp, Tim, 1957-

In the last months of high school, charismatic eighteen-year-old Sutter Keely lives in the present, staying drunk or high most of the time, but that could change when starts working to boost the self-confidence of a classmate, Aimee.

Editions:35  Date:2008 - 2016  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Young adult works, Bildungsromans

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Traffick

by:Hopkins, Ellen

Five teenagers struggle to find their way out of prostitution.

Editions:3  Date:2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Young adult works, Novels in verse, Novels in verse, Juvenile works

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Alcohol

by:Martin, Joseph C

Alcohol isn?t a drug.??A cup of coffee will sober me up.??I?m always a safe driver, even after a couple of beers.? These statements are only a few of the myths this video skewers as it explores the history of alcohol, including its use as a medicine; the effects of alcohol on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward alcohol and trends such as binge drinking. The video also examines the prevalence of alcohol in American culture and discusses alcoholism?how to identify it and how to treat it.

Editions:73  Date:1967 - 2010  Rating:6 & up.  Genre(s):Internet videos, Internet videos, Educational films, Educational films

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Girls on film : an A-list novel

by:Dean, Zoey

Her sister Susan's arrival in Beverly Hills further complicates Anna's life, with Ben still mooning over her, Adam wanting more than friendship, an internship in her father's girlfriend's new company, and a class project that brings her in close contact with Sam, Cassie, and Dee.

Editions:13  Date:2003 - 2008

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Narcotics

by:Gluck, Harold

Strictly speaking, the term?narcotic? refers to opium, opium derivatives, and their synthetic substitutes. This video delves into the history of narcotics such as heroin, opium, codeine, and morphine; the effects of narcotics on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward narcotics. In addition, the video considers legalization and regulatory issues involving narcotics, as well as physical and psychological addiction to these potent drugs.

Editions:36  Date:1935 - 2010  Rating:General public.  Genre(s):Educational films, Internet videos, Educational films, Internet videos, Nonfiction films

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You know where to find me

by:Cohn, Rachel

In the wake of her cousin's suicide, overweight and introverted seventeen-year-old Miles experiences significant changes in her relationships with her mother and father, her best friend Jamal and his family, and her cousin's father, while gaining insights about herself, both positive and negative.

Editions:9  Date:2008 - 2011  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Young adult works

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Tall cool one : an A-list novel

by:Dean, Zoey

When she joins her sister on the West Coast at their father's, Anna begins to understand that telling true love from true lust is far more easily said than done.

Editions:9  Date:2005 - 2008

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Clean

by:Reed, Amy Lynn

A group of teens in a Seattle-area rehabilitation center form an unlikely friendship as they begin to focus less on their own problems with drugs and alcohol by reaching out to help a new member, who seems to have even deeper issues to resolve.

Editions:7  Date:2011 - 2014  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Young adult works

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