women

Women and alcohol

Online,

The alcohol research interest group (ARIG) is hosting a webinar on Alcohol and Women.

The event will take place on the 14th of October.

Speakers:

Dr Emily Nicholls

'I just feel nice with a glass of wine': Doing 'girliness' and 'classiness' through alcohol consumption on a Girls' Night Out

Dr Amanda Atkinson

Emirati women facing up addiction

Online, United Arab Emirates,

On the occasion of the Emirati Women Day, the National Rehabilitation Center invites you to participate in a discussion session with the center's employees entitled "Emirati women facing up addiction", which highlights the contribution of Emirati women in the field of addiction protection.

August 26, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 pm (UAE time)
Link: https://bit.ly/3APJ84M 

Supporting Women to Access Appropriate Treatment

Citation
Ivers, Jo-Hanna and Giulini, Francesca and Paul, Gillian (2021) Supporting women to access appropriate treatment study. Dublin: Trinity College Dublin.

Supporting Women to Access Appropriate Treatment (SWAAT) is a National Drugs Strategy Strand 2 Strategic Health Initiative which aims to build community capacity to support women to access treatment and recovery from drug and alcohol use across the Tallaght and Ballyfermot LDATF areas.

Women and Alcohol

Citation
Alcohol Res. 2020;40(2):14 • https://doi.org/10.35946/arcr.v40.2.14
Publication Date

This is a special edition of the Journal Alcohol Research: Current Reviews. It is open source and has new articles on women and alcohol use.

Women Affected by Domestic Abuse and Someone Else's Substance Use

Published by
Adfam

Executive Summary

Domestic abuse predominantly affects women, and 35 years of experience supporting families affected by substance use has taught Adfam that women are disproportionately affected by the problematic drug or alcohol use of a loved one. The relationship between domestic abuse and substance use is non-causational, but the impacts of the two are interrelated.