Co-use of alcohol, tobacco, and licit and illicit controlled substances among pregnant and non-pregnant women in the United States: Findings from 2006-2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) data

Author:  Danya M. Qato,Chengchen Zhang,Aakash Bipin Gandhi,Linda Simoni-Wastila,Victoria H. Coleman-Cowger Publication:  Drug and Alcohol Dependence Publisher:  Elsevier Date:  Available online 10 November 2019 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2019.107729 Highlights • Alcohol, cannabis, tobacco,

Babies Suffer Under Punitive Policies for Maternal Drug Use (USA)

by Elizabeth Hlavinka, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Policies that punish pregnant women for disclosing substance use disorder (SUD) can have negative consequences for infants, according to a

Letter from the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Dear colleagues, With your help, we want to increase understanding of the devastating stigma associated with substance use and addiction. Everyday it threatens the well-being

CanFASD: Public Definition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

In July 2019, CanFASD released a standard definition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe impacts

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