Level 20 Psychology

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How Changing Language Could Help in the Fight Against Opioids

This video clip from the CBC’s The National reports on an alternate way of looking at addiction as a disease, rather than a choice. It encourages the viewer to consider the language used when referring to substance abuse disorders and how language can either help or hinder users from getting the ...

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New Lens on Life: Using Photography to Heal From Trauma

This is a brief video that describes how a remote community in northern Saskatchewan with a high suicide rate for Indigenous youth is trying to change that by discovering the healing power of photography. The video gives attention to the issues of addiction and trauma and highlights the importanc...

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Gaming Disorder Now a Disease According to WHO

This is a short introductory video that gives students and teachers a look into gaming addictions. The video may serve as a starting point for further investigation into the topic.

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Self-esteem the Key to Empowering the Women of Tomorrow

In this short video, CBC's The National visits a Nova Scotia school program that aims to increase the self-esteem of young girls, with the hope that this will lead to their becoming confident and empowered young women.

Four Feet Up

This program follows the lives of 8-year-old Isaiah and his family for one year. His parents struggle to overcome addictions, abuse and dysfunction in the home as they seek to provide the basic necessities and opportunities for Isaiah and his siblings. Isaiah knows he is less fortunate, but does ...

Shredded

Shredded is about a group of teenage boys who want to transform their bodies so they become 'shredded' like the muscular bodies of their media heroes. The film reveals the risks they're willing to take to achieve the ideal male shape, exploring supplement use and the temptations of steroids. With...

Autism. Living with Difference

Autism is a complex biomedical condition that is not yet completely understood. It can cause people to have trouble communicating or engage in repetitive behaviour. The traditional approach has been to try to treat it or cure it, but now some are questioning that emphasis.

Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 10. Lorne Duquette

Lorne Duquette from the Mistawasis First Nation turned from a life of drugs and alcohol when he embraced his Cree heritage. Lorne has become an accomplished ceremonial Grass dancer in powwows across the country. He has also gone back to school and plans to attend university.

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Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 12. Michelle Hugli

While Michelle was raised by a white family, she has always known of her Aboriginal roots. After she experienced a sweat lodge ceremony she began to explore her Aboriginal roots. She became a traditional dancer and was preparing to dance for the first time at a powwow in the Qu'Appelle Valley.

Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 6. Fred Amaya

Fred and his family, immigrants and refugees from El Salvador, discuss their view of becoming and being Canadian. Fred offers insights into the struggles they left behind, their adoption of a new culture, and what it means to them. Fred tells his story as an adult recalling the events from the pa...

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Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 5. Julie and Nichole

Julie works with Gay and Lesbian Health Services in Saskatoon and her girlfriend Nichole is a member of the activist group, Radical Cheerleaders, and host of Rainbow Radio. They have just moved in together and are anxious about the impending visit from Julie's parents.

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