Substance abuse

Substance abuse

Substance abuse and family violence

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English
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Online
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Woman Abuse and the PEI Justice System Research Team
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Examines the links between substance abuse and abusers, as well as victims of abuse. Includes quotes from PEI women interviewed in 1999 during herStory of woman abuse and the PEI justice system.

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Series 10/16

Canadian Indigenous women and substance use

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kishk Anaquot
K. Scott
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Suggests that the physical consequences of Indigenous women's addictions are not as frequently fatal as males' addictions.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.A53 1995

Women and substance abuse problems

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English
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Online
Author: 
Renée A. Cormier
Colleen Anne Dell
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines the gender differences in the prevalence and physical health impacts of problem substance use. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's substance use treatment: celebrating and moving forward: conference syllabus

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Gail Malmo (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Aurora Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides all presentations and related material from the conference. Includes information on best practices and programming for the treatment of women with substance abuse problems.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.W66 2003

Charlford House Society for Women

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Clinical or health care services

Provides a ten bed facility for women with substance abuse problems, for women aged 19 and over.

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(604) 420-4626
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
charlford@telus.net
Fax Number: 
(604) 420-4629
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 44077
City: 
Burnaby
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5B 4Y2

Give and take: a booklet for pregnant women about alcohol and other drugs

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Sara Raftis
Wendy Reynolds
Bronwyn Barnes
Jan Miller
Publisher: 
AWARE Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Kingston, ON

Provides information for women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant about the effects of alcohol and other drugs on pregnancy and breast-feeding.

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ADDI.R34 2002
ISBN 0778527247

Women and substance use

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English
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Paper
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Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
Publication Date: 
2003

Discusses drug and alcohol abuse in women.

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ISBN 0778527220

Alcohol, other drugs, and pregnancy

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English
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Paper
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Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Briefly looks at the possible effects of using alcohol, over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, street drugs, and tobacco during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0778527239

Questions and answers: alcohol, other drugs, smoking, and pregnancy

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
Publication Date: 
2003

Provides answers to frequently asked questions about alcohol and drug use during pregnancy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0778527190

Women, substance use and depression

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English
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Paper
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Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores the relationship between substance misuse and depression. Looks at barriers that may prevent a woman from seeking help and offers possible solutions.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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