VeryWellHealth: Substance Abuse among Pregnant Women on the Rise During COVID-19

By Amanda Krupa, MSc The number of people struggling with substance use disorders has gone up during COVID-19, and a new study out of Washington

CCSA: National Addictions Awareness Week 2020

Excerpt taken from https://www.ccsa.ca/national-addictions-awareness-week This Year Declare, Change Begins with Me! National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) is from November 22 to 28. Change Begins with

Preventing FASD and Intimate Partner Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Twenty years ago, Astley, Bailey, Talbot, and Clarren (2000) [1] published a study that revealed how common intimate partner violence (IPV) was amongst mothers of

Exploring the linkages between substance use, COVID-19, and intimate partner violence

Brabete, A. C., Greaves, L., Poole, N., Wolfson, L., Stinson, J., Allen, S.Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health Vancouver, BC Canada IntroductionIntimate partner violence (IPV)

CCSA: New Resource on Rapid Access Models of Care

The COVID-19 pandemic coinciding with the ongoing opioid crisis has led to an increase in deaths due to opioid poisoning. However, we are also seeing

National Poll (UK) Shows Support for Access to Key Information for Diagnosis of FASD

(London) – A new poll shows that 91% of women and 85% of men believe that children should have access to information about harm done

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