Resources for Harm Reduction Education

If you work in harm reduction education, whether it’s informally with your family, in a workplace struggling with how to understand substance use, or as an educator presenting formally, here are two short videos to add to your resource list.

They are great to use in the fight against the stigma directed at people who use drugs. I’ll be adding them to our  Human Rights Education Project Toolkit which is a companion piece to the education work of our Human Rights Education Project team. Learn more about the project.

How trauma impacts the brain: reducing stigma around addiction and substance use


Discarded Needles Are Not a Threat


Want more resources to use as you fight stigma?

Human Rights Education Project – Our community-based project centres on the right to health for people who use drugs. Includes the toolkit for action noted above.

Drug Use and Overdose Response – our page of resources for frontline work and behind the scenes systems change

Toward the Heart – fantastic info on harm reduction services and support from the BC Centre for Disease Control




Questions? Feedback? Get in touch! Janet Madsen, Capacity Building  and Knowledge Translation Coordinator, [email protected]