gender

Symposium on gender and drugs

Lisbon, Portugal,

Date: 22 November 2022, 9.00 to 17.00 Lisbon time
Location: LxAddictions conference site

Treatment outcome and readmission risk among women in women-only versus mixed-gender drug treatment programs in Chile

Citation
Olivari, C. F., Gonzáles-Santa Cruz, A., Mauro, P. M., Martins, S. S., Sapag, J., Gaete, J., ... & Castillo-Carniglia, A. (2022). Treatment outcome and readmission risk among women in women-only versus mixed-gender drug treatment programs in Chile. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 134, 108616.
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Abstract

Introduction

Traditional treatment programs for substance use disorder (SUD) tend to be male-dominated environments, which can negatively affect women's access to treatment and related outcomes. Women's specific treatment needs have led some providers to develop women-only SUD treatment programs in several countries. In Chile, women-only programs were only fully implemented in 2010.

Women and drugs in Europe — why gender matters?

Online,

Description: This webinar will explore recent patterns and trends in drug use among women in Europe and the role played by gender in influencing women’s consumption behaviours across settings and the life course.

Gender, employment, and continuous pandemic as predictors of alcohol and drug consumption during the COVID-19

Citation
Levy, I., Cohen-Louck, K., & Bonny-Noach, H. (2021). Gender, employment, and continuous pandemic as predictors of alcohol and drug consumption during the COVID-19. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 109029.‏