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The Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education (CCPHE) at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada is a grant-funded organization that primarily conducts participatory research with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals.
CCPHE and filmmaker Jeff Topham created Finding Freedom, a short documentary film which details the experiences of men after release from federal prison and illustrates the value of peer health mentoring during this challenging period.
The film was created as part of a larger participatory research project led by CCPHE and John Howard Society of Canada that explored how to best support men in achieving their self-identified health goals after release from prison.