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This production takes a realistic look at the current problems of underage and binge drinking in Ventura County and the factors in the local community -- attitudes and norms, access and availability, media messages, and policies -- that accept, allow and encourage these dangerous behaviors. Suggestions to help reduce the problems are targeted to parents, youth and community members.
Technicolor Corporation, located in Camarillo, donated the duplication of 1000 copies of this important DVD, making it free to schools, libraries, parent groups and community organizations throughout the County.
Get your free copy for your group or organization today! To request a copy of the DVD of Access and Excess, or to have Straight Up youth present Access and Excess to your organization, contact Straight Up via email or call 805-657-4622.
A concerned teen takes a look at the popularity of energy drinks containing alcoho in this documetary.
A Ventura County teen made this documentary about her experiences while viewing and participating in Straight Up Reality Parties for Parents.
This video provides insight into the effectiveness of alcohol service policies and enforcement at special events in Ventura County. Law enforcement, city officials and non-profit agency executives speak about implementing conditions on special event permits and how the changes have positively impacted events in their city.
A Fox 11 News segment on the October 6, 2007 Simi Valley Reality Party. Posted on YouTube with permission from Fox 11 KTTV.
Time Warner SoCal News segment on Straight Up's latest Reality Party. Posted on YouTube with permission from Time Warner.
A short PSA showing how parents can take a more active role in helping their kids stay away from drinking and alcohol-related problems.
The Gamble is a powerful 60-second public service announcement created for parents.
Straight Up presents short videos and public service announcements that were created in a day during a Ventura County school Teen Leadership Summit. Thirty eight teens participated in this summit in May 2009 to explore social issues and discuss their ideas for possible solutions for reducing underage and binge drinking and impaired driving in their community.
Reality Party promo.