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Risky drinking / HBO Original Programming ; an HBO production ; HBO Documentary Films and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health present ; directed by Ellen Goosenberg Kent ; produced by Ellen Goosenber Kent, Perri Peltz.

Kent, Ellen Goosenberg, (film director,, film producer.). Peltz, Perri, (film producer.). HBO Documentary Films. (Added Author). HBO Original Programming. (Added Author). Films Media Group. (Added Author). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.) (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm), (publisher.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 362.299 Risky (Text) 31208911969956 audiovisual Available -
Starke Co PL - Koontz Lake Branch (Walkerton) 362.299 RIS (Text) 30141001105564 INSTRUCTIONAL DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Home Box Office, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Spectrum of risk -- The problem with binge drinking -- Halloween party in Denver -- The next day ... -- Play hard work hard -- Binge drinking explained -- Dangerous drinking -- Saying goodbye -- Later that night ... -- 12 hours sober -- Hoping for a better future -- Self-sabotage -- After leaving rehab early -- Pharmacotherapies for alcoholism -- Mom'sa happy hour -- Thursday night at Rhonda's -- Feeling bad and still drinking -- The next morning ... -- Later that summer ... -- Moderation management -- Alcohol progression and blackouts -- The end game -- Drunk at work -- Physical dependence -- Intensive care unit -- One month later ... -- Four months later ... -- Effect on the brain -- Participant updates -- Credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producer, Sheila Nevins ; editor, Alex Keiper ; original music, Peter Nashel.
Summary, etc.:
The cautionary documentary investigates the stages and risks of alcohol abuse, chronicling the lives of several Americans who struggle to keep their drinking habits under control.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVMA.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
English audio; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Alcoholism.
Binge drinking.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Documentary films.

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