Section One


Canada’s Opioid Crisis


Indigenous Harm Reduction Policy Brief


First Nation Perspective on the Wholistic Model

Section Two


What Is Harm Reduction?

Section Three


Indigenizing Harm Reduction


Harm Reduction Services for Indigenous People Who Use Drugs


Personal Bill of Rights


Self Assessment Postcard

Section Four

About Canada’s Opioid Crisis

Problematic Opioid Use

Opioid Overdoses What to Do

Talking to Your Health Care Provider About Opioids

Opioids – What Are They

Naloxone – Save a Life

Stigma – Why Words Matter

Section Five


Harm Reduction Implementation Guide

Section Six

  • Videos


A community that is addressing HIV and Hepatitis C; utilizing harm reduction, and by using cultural practices along with other evidence-based methods. The film also includes topics of high suicide rates, drug addiction and other health issues that drive high rates of HIV and Hepatitis C. The narrative is told through interviews with community leaders, health care professionals and those with lived experiences. Recognizing a need for change, this community started by examining their policies and methods. Facing challenges such as resistance, stigma and discrimination, they began designing innovative ways to create change, integrating cultural practices and ceremony into healthcare with a holistic approach.
With a Original music score, the story of this community on it’s healing journey is a road-map for others to follow.


Night Out Survival Kit


Night Out Survival Plus Kit

Links to different resources


COELS Harm Reduction booklet


COELS Harm Reduction Report

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