Video: Move the Chains - Ending the Stigma
Stopping the stigma is essential to stopping overdose. Trevor Botkin, executive director of HeroWork Victoria, joins the BC Lions Move the Chains podcast to share his personal story.
Video: BC Lions Alum Travis Lulay on Talking to Young People About Drugs and Mental Health:
Talking to kids about substance use can be difficult. Travis Lulay says being there, asking questions and listening without judgement can go a long way in helping to keep youth safer.
Video: Move the Chains - Stop Overdose
We can all do our part to stop the stigma. Minister Sheila Malcolmson joins the BC Lions podcast Move the Chains to talk about how.
Video: Boseko Lokombo of the BC Lions Talks About the Stigma Around Addiction
Stopping the stigma around addiction is something we can all help with. We need to remove the assumption that we know what addiction looks like, because it could be anyone.
Video: BC Lions Head Coach Rick Campbell Talks About the Stigma Around Addiction
When it comes to drug addiction, tough love doesn’t work. Empathy, understanding and sometimes just listening…that’s what really helps.
Video: Stop the Stigma Around Drug Addiction
Someone experiencing addiction may be fearful of what others will think or say. This judgement can make it harder to reach out for help.
Video: Courageous Conversations - Bryan Chiu
Conversations can save lives. BC Lions O-Line Coach Bryan Chiu discusses addictions and stigma and encourages us to speak up for ourselves and others.
Video: Overdose Prevention - The First Step is Reaching Out Help
Addiction can affect anyone. No one should suffer in silence.
Video: Kirk McLean Talks About the Toxic Drug Supply
Toxic drugs are circulating in BC. Former Canuck Kirk McLean talks about getting informed and staying safer.
Video: Have Courageous Conversations Without Stigma, Shame or Blame
People living with addiction need their team to support them. It’s always better to talk it out than tough it out.
Video: Travis Lulay from the BC Lions Discusses Men’s Mental Health and Substance Use
At least one in five British Columbians will experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives. Still, many of the people affected don’t reach out for help.
Video: A Message from Former NHL Goaltender Kirk McLean on the Overdose Crisis in BC
The toxic drug crisis affects people from all walks of life. It touches all of us, but we may not even realize it. We are all in this together.