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Words Can Work helps young people, families and communities talk about the public health challenges kids face growing up - from underage drinking and opioid addiction to depression and bullying.

Our popular DVDs and Words Can Work booklets are produced with leading experts from Harvard Medical School and other leading institutions.

Organizations worldwide use our resources. Order and read testimonials here.

Words Can Work creator Jeanne Blake is a medical/science journalist and communications consultant. She speaks nationally in corporate and community settings. Read Blake's Bio.

In our Bullying: True Stories DVD with discussion guide, four young people tell how they were affected by bullying. Bullying: True Stories is recommended by Video Librarian Magazine! Read review here.

Also check out Drugs: True Stories, which is included in The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). NREPP rates the effectiveness, accessibility and research quality of programs like ours. View excerpt.

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What Works: Sexuality Education - DVD
Examines the effectiveness of sexuality/HIV education programs. Includes interviews with experts, teens, parents, and educators.
Words Can Work: When Talking With Kids About Sexual Health - Book How 12 families talk about sexual health. Young people's first person accounts take parents into their world.
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