CanFASD: Mothers’ Experiences of Stigma: Multi-Level Ideas for Action

KEY MESSAGES Women who use substances in pregnancy and/or have children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are highly stigmatized by the media, public, and

CanFASD: What is a #WineMom and why should we talk about it?

Becoming a mother is a transitional period in a woman’s life involving a number of personal, social, and biological changes. However, researchers have found that

CCSA: Resources on Alcohol to Support Education, Screening and Treatment

Resources on Alcohol to Support Education, Screening and Treatment In 2017, more than 23 million Canadians over the age of 15 drank alcohol. In 2014,

Women’s Questions About Perinatal Cannabis Use and Health Care Providers’ Responses

Kelly C. Young-Wolff, PhD, MPH, Kathleen Gali, PhD, Varada Sarovar, PhD, Geoffrey W. Rutledge, MD, PhD, and Judith J. Prochaska, PhD Abstract Background: Cannabis use

CBC: Why small changes to the language around addiction are so enormously important

Dr. Laura MacKinnon The way we speak to and about people who use drugs makes a difference in their outcomes, says Dr. Laura MacKinnon. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty

CanFASD: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The United Nations designated February 11th as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science to highlight the lack of gender diversity in the fields of science,

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