New Terrain: Tools to Integrate Trauma and Gender Informed Responses into Substance Use Practice and Policy

There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of trauma, gender, and sex (TGS) informed approaches in all areas of the substance use field, including prevention,

CBC: Trauma-induced brain changes can be detected decades later, new U of A research shows

Researchers hope the discovery can lead to more therapeutic tools to treat patients CBC News · New research from the University of Alberta suggests changes to

How preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is about gender, trauma and harm reduction

Dr. Nancy Poole discusses the importance of considering gender, trauma and harm reduction for reducing stigma and better understanding pregnant women’s experiences of substance misuse.

The Guardian: How dealing with past trauma may be the key to breaking addiction

Joanna Moorhead  Facing trauma: ‘It takes a lot of work to wake up as a human being, and it’s a lot easier to stay asleep

Videos: Trauma Gender Substance Use (TGS)

The following videos are meant to enhance TGS evidence, resources and materials and their translation to practice and policy. These videos are intended as an

SisterSpace: Canada’s First Women-Only Shared Using Room

  SisterSpace, located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, is Canada’s first women-only overdose prevention site. In this short documentary, they highlight the unique trauma and gender

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