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Mainstreaming women's mental health: building a Canadian strategy  
http://bccewh.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2003_Mainstreaming-Womens-Mental-Health-Building-a-Canadian-Strategy.pdf

Briefly reviews the evidence with respect to sex and gender differences in mental health as they pertain to women. Provides recommendations for a national women's mental health strategy.

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Published: 2003
Improving conditions: integrating sex and gender into federal mental health and addictions policy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/ImprovingConditions.pdf

Examines factors across the lifespan that demonstrate why an examination of sex differences and gender influences is crucial to any policy work in mental health and substance use.

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Published: 2006
Give it to me now: sexual health information and services for older youth in British Columbia  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Reports on a study that explored the sexual health information and service needs of young adults beyond adolescence (ages 19-30).

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Published: 2006
Relocations, dislocations and innovations in mental health reform: examining the impact of psychiatric deinstitutionalization on  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses how deinstitutionalization affects men and women differently and what kind of unique needs arise when people are relocated to new communities.

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Published: 2006
Women, girls and substance use: some of the facts  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Provides an overview of data on alcohol and substance use among Canadian girls and women.

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Published: 2006
Dangerous prescriptions? Benzodiazepine use among Aboriginal senior women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses the health consequences caused by over-prescription of benzodiazepines to older Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2006
Doing it all: developing integrated support for women experiencing mental health, trauma-related and substance use problems  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses integrated and women-centred approaches to treatment and support for women who experience mental health, trauma-related and substance use problems.

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Published: 2006
Connecting systems, supporting change: transition houses, women experiencing partner violence and substance use  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses research that looked at the relationship between alcohol and substance use in women who experience intimate partner violence and treatment interventions made available in transition houses or shelters.

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Published: 2006
Viruses of inequality: women's health and human rights  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Discusses HIV/AIDS and its links to issues of democratic reform and post-conflict renewal in South Africa.

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Published: 2006
Gender and the costs of palliative caregiving for people with HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Examines the issues confronting palliative caregivers of people with AIDS.

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Published: 2006