Watch – Flood: The Overdose Epidemic in Canada

Flood: The Overdose Epidemic in Canada (2019)

1h 13min | Documentary/Indie Film | October 18, 2019 (Canada)

There’s no sugarcoating it – Canadian lives are being taken at an alarming rate by apparent overdose-related deaths. Lives are being senselessly taken at the hands of increasingly-frightening overdoses. Between January 2016 and December 2018, there have been more than 12,800 apparent opioid-related deaths.

Flood: The Overdose Epidemic in Canada is a documentary that aims to reduce the stigma around substance use disorder (SUD) and inspire others to take action.

"From major cities to small towns this issue has taken lives, ruined families and flooded our communities."


Fred Dunham, Leah Bell, Irene Patterson, Leigh Chapman (RN, PhD), Gord Perks, Faisal Khwaja, Leila Attar, Sheila Jennings, Dr. Andrea Sereda, Brandon Bailey, Dr. Marie-Ève Goyer, Dr. Carole Morissette, Bryce Koch (RN), Leslie Bcbain, Petra Schulz, Bruce Wallace, Heather Hobbs, Jenny Kwan, Garth Mullins, Donald MacPherson, Jenn McCrindle, Jessica Mceachern, Dr. Bonnie Larson, Emma Buzzath, Kym Porter, Rachel Edwards (RN), Ian Potapoff

Organizations Featured

Sudbury Action Centre for Youth (SACY), Moms Stop the Harm (MSTH), Marchese Health Care, Families for Addiction Recovery, Windsor Overdose Prevention Society, Hôpital Notre-Dame, Montreal Public Health, Project Safe Audience, British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, AIDS Vancouver Island, "Crackdown" Podcast, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, Medicine Hat Overdose Prevention and Education

Company Credits

Production Company: Flood Documentary Ltd.


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