Considerations for Virtual Services and Supports for Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders

COVID-19 safety restrictions drove the need for online and phone services to replace face-to-face counselling and supports. People using substances are experiencing virtual services differently

Addressing stigma as a catalyst to reduce alcohol use in pregnancy

Substance use and addiction are highly stigmatized, particularly for pregnant women and women of reproductive age. Women who use substances often experience multiple forms of

New resources from PHAC to prevent substance-related harms among youth

New resources for preventing substance-related harms among youth are now available. The Public Health Agency of Canada developed The Blueprint for Action: Preventing substance-related harms among

Alcohol use during pregnancy in rural Lesotho: “There is nothing else except alcohol”

Marguerite Marlow, Hope Christie, Sarah Skeen, Stephan Rabie, Jacobus G. Louw, Leslie Swartz, Shoeshoe Mofokeng, Moroesi Makhetha, Mark Tomlinson, Alcohol use during pregnancy in rural

Is ‘a little’ too much?: An exploration of women’s beliefs about alcohol use during pregnancy

Tess M. D. Fletcher, Barbara Mullan, Elizaveta Novoradovskaya & Amy Finlay-Jones (2021) Is ‘a little’ too much?: An exploration of women’s beliefs about alcohol use during pregnancy, Psychology

#WineMoms: Humour and Empowerment or Binge Drinking and Mental Health Challenges?

The term ‘wine mom’ and the culture behind it has grown in recent years as mothers have begun sharing their experiences online on various social

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