Publications: Substance Use Issues

Sex, Gender and Opioids

A resource for service providers and program planners, this info sheet describes sex- and gender-based factors impacting opioid use and treatments.

It is one of several resources developed as part of the Trauma/Gender/ Substance Use (TGS) project made possible by funding from Health Canada. The views in this resource do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.

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Sex, Gender and Cannabis

A resource for service providers and program planners, this info sheet describes what we know so far about sex- and gender-based factors related to cannabis use.

It is one of several resources developed as part of the Trauma/Gender/Substance Use (TGS) project made possible by funding from Health Canada. The views in this resource do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada. Revised February 2018.

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Gender Informed Approaches to Substance Use Resource List

TIGI SubUse pictureAn overview of gender-informed resources in the substance use field.

This is one of 3 resource lists focusing on gender, trauma and substance use, and has been made possible by a financial contribution from Health Canada.

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Women and Cannabis

This resource was developed through the support of the Education and Training Council, Alberta FASD Cross Ministry Committee and reviewed by experts from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and the Canada FASD Research Network. It was updated September 2017 with new research and uses the scientific name, cannabis, rather than the common name, marijuana.

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Women and Prescription Opioids

This resource was developed through the support of the Education and Training Council, Alberta FASD Cross Ministry Committee and reviewed by experts from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and the Canada FASD Research Network. Updated September 2017

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Women and Prescription Pain Medications Infographic

This resource was developed as part of a project funded by the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse.
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