Injecting Advice

Injecting Rituals

Guest writer Jon Derricott. Written on . Posted in .

This presentation on the psychology of injecting rituals and the ways we can use these within our harm reduction approaches was delivered at the HIT Hot Topics conference in Liverpool and at the Harm Reduction Coalition conference. The video was filmed in Liverpool.

Video by: Jon Derricott

Jon is a film maker with a really good understanding of health and social issues. His previous work with Exchange Supplies and work in nursing has given him the ability to connect quickly and meaningfully with a wide range of social groups. He particularly enjoys working non-exploitively with groups that are traditionally stigmatised and marginalised.
Jamie Bridge

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