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Web Junkie

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Web Junkie follows the treatment of three Chinese teenagers, obsessive gamers whose preference for the virtual world over the real one is summed up in one jarring statement: "Reality is too fake." Continue


Web Junkie: Parents

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The clip begins with a group of boys talking after lights out: “Parents are brainwashed by psychiatrists.” It ends with one of the boys saying, “At least that's one thing I’m better at than others.” Continue


Web Junkie: Hacker's Father

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The clip begins with a therapist asking, “Are you Hacker's father?” It ends with Hacker’s father saying, “That was the most violent I was with him.” Continue


Web Junkie: The Mothers

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The clip begins with a conversation among mothers of sons at the treatment center describing their sons’ problems. It ends with one mother saying, “He changed into a different person.” Continue


Web Junkie: Electronic Heroin

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The clip begins with Professor Tao – a psychiatrist, addiction specialist, and director of the Daxing Bootcamp – saying, “Internet addiction is a critical problem among Chinese teenagers.” It ends with Professor Tao saying, “That's why we call it ‘electronic heroin.’” Continue


Tough Love: The Obstinacy of Convolution

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This clip begins with Ms. Braxton saying, “Hello, Ms. Siddique.” It ends with Hannah saying, “But it’s not like that now. I’ve got Philly and we take care of the kids together.” Continue


Tough Love: Who Makes the Call?

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The clip starts with the court clerk saying, “Calling FTC number...” It ends with Patrick saying, “Every day gets better for me.” Continue


Tough Love: The Knock on the Door

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The clip starts with Hannah saying, “Three years ago, I had to call the police on my ex- boyfriend Sammy.” It ends with Hannah saying, “I didn’t know what it was like to be a mother.” Continue


Tough Love: Putting Life Back Together

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This clip starts with a “Seattle, Washington” title card and a look inside a Family Treatment Court session. It ends with Judge Clark saying, “All that stuff needs to start to happen.” Continue


Get excited for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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Join First Lady Michelle Obama and kid chefs from around the country for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids' "State Dinner." Learn more and submit a recipe at pbs.org/lunchtimechallenge. Continue


Web Junkie: Filmmaker Interview

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Filmmaker Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia discuss the making of Web Junkie. Continue


Web Junkie: Family Therapy

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The clip begins with Hope, one of the boys at the treatment center, saying “I want to talk to my dad.” It ends with Hope asking the therapist, “What is reality?” Continue


Web Junkie: Disease or Social Phenomenon?

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The clip begins with one of the boys at the treatment center, Nicky, saying, “Most of us don't think we have Internet addiction. It's not a real disease. It's a social phenomenon.” It ends when Nicky says he was just getting good at the game when he “had to come to this camp.” Continue


Web Junkie: Loneliness

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The clip begins with Nicky saying, “When I feel lonely...” It ends with Professor Tao saying that Internet addiction can “evolve from a medical disorder into mental illness.” Continue


Web Junkie: Daxing Bootcamp

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The clip begins with a shot of teens playing games at an Internet cafe. It ends with teens marching and chanting at the Daxing Bootcamp at the Beijing Military Hospital. Continue


Tough Love: The Standard?

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The clip starts with Patrick saying, “In the evenings, three nights a week.” It ends with Alena saying, “It doesn’t exist in most parents’ lives.” Continue


Tough Love: The "System" Assesses

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This clip starts with the court clerk announcing, “All right, let’s go ahead and do the check-in hearing for Patrick Brown, FTC number 144.” It ends with Patrick saying, “This is the love I get?” Continue


Tough Love: Desperate Decision

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This clip starts with Patrick saying, “Natalya’s mother not in the picture.” It ends with Patrick saying, “I had a relapse after four years of sobriety.” Continue


Tough Love: Parent Resource Guide

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Figuring out what you need to do to get your child(ren) home is one of the most challenging experiences in life. POV and Tough Love created this guide to help child welfare involved parents have a better experience with the system and find the resources and services they need to help them get their kids home. Continue


Fourth Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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First Lady Michelle Obama launches the fourth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Learn more at pbs.org/lunchtimechallenge. Continue


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