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Opioid use disorder: Beyond Stigma

Stigma impacts all aspects of treatment for people living with opioid use disorder. This animated video explores these impacts and how we can work together to move beyond stigma.

Developed by

Abhimanyu Sud, MD
Jacqueline Myers, BSP
Kirsten Dixon, MD
Kristan Ellis MacDonald, NP
Pamela Sabioni, PhD
Sean Leblanc

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health
Saskatchewan Health Authority
RX Files
Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Wagmatcook First Nation
Nova Scotia Health

Funded by

Health Canada

Endorsed by

Pain BC
British Columbia Centre on Substance Use
Canadian Mental Health Association
Project Echo
Community Addictions Peer Support Association

Credits and Cast

Animation and Direction: Lily Fang
Sound and Music: Oliver Lewis
ER Doctor: Denise Halfyard
Methadone Doctor: Mark Lee
Primary Care Doctor: Akosua Agyeman