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


Outcomes of our Current Drug Policies (Canada Drug Policy Association)

https://youtu.be/MdyDCTgi28Q


An Illustrated History of Canadian Drug Policy and Prohibition (Susan Boyd)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tF2gp2QgF0


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List of films from Stimulus that are available free online:

Film Fest program https://stimulusconference.ca/film-festival/

Strong Medicine

https://www.catie.ca/en/strong-medicine

Using Urine Drug Test Strips as a Harm Reduction Tool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIovAAV-Amg

Naloxone Breaking the Stigma

https://vimeo.com/261723835

A Day in the Life: The World of Humans Who Use Drugs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtlmZDifl74

List of films from HRC NOLA that are available free online:

Conference Program 2018

https://harmreduction.org/conference/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/hrc_conf2018_program_20181017-UPDATED-2.pdf

Dopesick

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/nnk7n8/dopesick-fentanyl-deadly-grip

Preventing Empty Spaces: Using Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

https://vimeo.com/245302343

Staying Alive On the Outside

https://vimeo.com/164337787

Harm Reduction and Abstinence Based Treatment ‘Bridging the Gap’

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

Using Urine Drug Test Strips as a Harm Reduction Tool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIovAAV-Amg

The Caring Community: Ithaca and the Movement for Supervised Injection Facilities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XFDiI_79t8

Our Clients Are Our Mission – Harm Reduction in Bosnia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWSUg1m-1jo

Harm Reduction in Macedonia

https://drogriporter.hu/en/harm_reduction_macedonia/

What's In My Baggie?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WftzPqP-9N8

Steel Town Down

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/nnk7n8/dopesick-fentanyl-deadly-grip


Dan Bigg Memorial Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a65bAbEEWJw

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