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Prevalence and Risk Factors of Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use Among Transgender Girls and Young Women

Citation
Restar AJ, Jin H, Ogunbajo A, et al. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use Among Transgender Girls and Young Women. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(3):e201015. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1015
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Abstract

Importance: Nonmedical prescription opioid use is a pressing public health issue in the United States.

Women Using Heroin in Kenya: Why It’s Important to Intervene Early in Life

Recreational drug use in Kenya is common among men, women, and youth from both rural and urban environments. Heroin is the primary drug taken by injection in Kenya and it is linked with increased rates of HIV transmission. Recent research has shown that women who inject drugs in Kenya are more likely than men to contract HIV. In order to understand the trends amongst heroin use amongst women in Kenya, a team of researchers have

Depression and Binge-drinking among Military Spouses and Partner

It is recognised that harmful alcohol consumption is more common amongst those who have served in the UK armed forces. However this is not just an issue for the individual who has served in the army. In a recent study conducted by researchers at Kings College London, they found that alcohol is also an increased problem amongst female spouses and partners of military personnel. The researchers found that female spouses and partners of military personnel

Women in Addiction

London, United Kingdom,

The Society for Study of Addiction (SSA) is pleased to present the launch of a series of short films celebrating 'Women in Addiction'.

The event will be chaired by SSA Trustee Julia Sinclair (Professor of Psychiatry, University of Southampton and Honorary Consultant in Alcohol Liaison).

Gender and Alcohol Infographics

Created by
Glasgow Caledonian University, Strathclyde University, SHAAP and Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Based on recent research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Strathclyde University, SHAAP and Glasgow Centre for Population Health, have produced infographics to tackle stereotypes about men, women and drinking in Scotland.

#DontPinkMyDrink Campaign

After years of objectifying and sexualising women in their advertising, the alcohol industry is now targeting women more directly, linking their products to women's friendships, feminism and empowerment. However, women’s empowerment will always be secondary to increasing profits for these companies. The #dontpinkmydrink campaign seeks to call out aggressive marketing of alcohol to women whether it's pink, sweet or low-calorie products aimed at women, or merchandising which suggests that it’s wine o’clock. Support the campaign