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.
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.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has set up a topic page that includes DrugFact sheets, research reports and infographics on Substance use among women.
Here you can find videos, policy briefings and an extensive resource list that examines issues related to substance use among women.
The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) co-hosted a four-part seminar series on issues relating to women and alcohol.
The series addressed:
Women, Alcohol and Globalisation
Women, Alcohol and Empowerment
Women, Alcohol and Stigma
Women and Alcohol: What's Next?
Drug and Alcohol Findings bridges the divide between research on the effectiveness of responses to drug and alcohol problems and the practitioners who provide those interventions.
EMCDDA has developed a variety of resources on women and drug use including publications, data, news, events and reports.
This report provides a brief summary of some of the challenges, old and new, that women and girls face in the context of the tobacco epidemic in the WHO European Region, outlining the gendered nature of tobacco use and exposure and how the tobacco industry continues to target them through gendered messaging. It also provides recommendations for approaches and policy interventions that take a gender lens to tobacco control.
In the first of ASCERT's 2021 Seminar Series, Women and Alcohol will consider how the experience of alcohol is different for women, including alcohol-related harm, targeting by the alcohol industry, societal attitudes towards women’s drinking and barriers to support and recovery.
This is an online webinar event.
Date And Time
Tue, February 16, 2021
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM GMT