Fact sheet: Addiction services for women

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status
Publisher: 
Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PE

Explores issues relevant to better meet the unique needs of women who experience addictions to alcohol, drugs, gambling, and cross-addictions. Asks such questions as: why don’t Island women use Addiction Services as fully as Island men, what are the major issues for an Island woman addict, what kind of service do Island women want, and will these service needs continue in the future? Points to different needs from addiction services for women than men and ways that Island Addiction services can address these differences.