Straight Up Life
By Robert Solley, PhD
The young adults followed in this powerful documentary are not only HIV positive, but also addicted to drugs or alcohol. Struggling to stay straight while dealing with a life-threatening illness is the toughest challenge these kids have ever faced.
Exploring the increasingly important problem of "dual diagnosis," this moving video profiles a multicultural group of 18 to 25-year-old young people who talk intimately about their backgrounds, about being diagnosed with HIV, about being in treatment and recovery, about relapsing and about moving on. What this video has to say comes directly from the young people themselves, making their message especially clear and credible to young people in similar circumstances. Study Guide included.
Purchase $149 VHS
Order No. QA-246
ISBN (VHS) 1-57295-246-6
"A great video for treatment programs that work with sexual minorities or work with people who are HIV positive." Bill DeYoung, HIV/AIDS Program
Awards & Conference Screenings
Gold Apple, National Educational Media Network
National Conference on Social Work & AIDS/HIV
American Public Health Association
Merit, National Health Information Awards
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