Free short films and Harm Reduction resources


This original post was shared in 2019: Click on the image to access an extensive list of free films about Harm Reduction which are available for everyone to see. Films include 'A Day in the Life: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs', 'The Caring Community: Ithaca and the Movement for Supervised Injection Facilities' and many many more.

Please share with your friends, families and communities to educate, inform and inspire.

Also updated today (Dec 23rd 2021) are a list of useful videos about Harm Reduction which are great resources for community, frontline workers, peers, and anyone working in Harm Reduction.


Insite virtual reality tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gIyBMt2BEk

Harm Reduction and Abstinence Based Treatment ‘Bridging the Gap’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7vptIKGOKo

2:21 min

Better Harm Reduction with Heart – Features a Tracey Morrison a deceased leader from the DTES (WAHRS - Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction)

https://pwias.ubc.ca/videos/better-harm-reduction-heart

7:40

WAHRS – The Healthcare Experiences of Aboriginal peoples living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

https://vimeo.com/217071423

15:31

Illicit – PHS theatre project telling story of DTES

https://vimeo.com/237672145

8 min

Parent stories of deceased children – Vancouver Film Maker – great films to challenge the abstinence mindset

Safer is Better: For Marah

https://vimeo.com/245449966

5:55

Safer is Better: For Amber

https://vimeo.com/242641335

5:34

Safer is Better: For Andrew

https://vimeo.com/236137228

4:46

Everywhere But Safe -Feature film about New York but this section on safer washrooms https://vimeo.com/140074355

20:55-23:48


Checkout the Harm Reduction Conference Archives - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/17ALmdnMgrYuJSBmaeHb4nJC7xSZWBHwX -

2018 Conference Program (New Orleans)

2016 Conference Program (San Diego)

2014 Conference Program (Baltimore)

2012 Conference Program (Portland)


List of local films:

Better Harm Reduction with Heart

https://pwias.ubc.ca/ideas/videos/better-harm-reduction-with-heart/


SACY Fentanyl Film (Supporting and Connecting Youth)

https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/SACY_Substance_Use_Health_Promotion/Pages/default.aspx