Entries by BrendaSarg

Using Urine Drug Test Strips as a Harm Reduction Tool

This film teaches people how to use fentanyl urine test strips to test their drugs prior to ingestion in an attempt to cut the risk of accidental overdose and let people know what is in the drugs they consume. Length: 5 minutes Language: English Director: Van Asher Producer: Van Asher Webpage: http://www.sachr.org/

Our Harm Reduction Stories: Working Towards Healthier Outcomes

In this video the viewers will gain an understanding of harm reduction theory, how it is implemented and the positive health impacts. A film from the Regent Park Community Health Centre funded by the Drug Prevention Grant, City of Toronto. Length: 12 minutes Language: English Director: Hugh Gibson Producer: Hugh Gibson

Diabetes and Harm Reduction

This film examines strategies for substance users to manage diabetes, from the perspectives of a Peer Worker and Dietician at Toronto’s Regent Park Community Health Centre. Length: 7 minutes Language: English Director: Hugh Gibson

Strong Medicine

Strong Medicine weaves traditional and Western knowledge for Indigenous people living with HIV to encourage and affirm testing and treatment. Length: 28 minutes Language: English Webpage: http://www.catie.ca/en/strong-medicine

Indian Horse

In 1950’s Ontario, young Saul Indian Horse is torn from his Ojibway family and committed to one of Canada’s notorious Catholic Residential Schools. In this oppressive environment, Saul is denied the freedom to speak his language or embrace his Indigenous heritage while he witnesses horrendous abuse at the hands of the very people entrusted with […]