Monthly Archives: September 2015

Women, Girls and Prescription Medication – Report

This report describes research about the use of prescription pain medications by girls and women, focussing on the links to experiences of trauma and chronic pain. The goal of the research was to provide a foundation for identifying program and policy … Continue reading

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Repairing the Holes in the Net: Research Summary

Repairing the Holes in the Net was a 2 year research and system change initiative to improve policy and practice related to care and support for northern women experiencing homelessness, mental health and substance use concerns. In each of the … Continue reading

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Transforming Addiction: gender, trauma, transdisciplinarity

Transforming Addiction: gender, trauma, transdisciplinarity Lorraine Greaves, Nancy Poole, and Ellexis Boyle (eds) 2015

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What are the Effects of Trauma? – Infographic

This poster is designed to promote awareness of the effects of trauma in a user friendly way.  Trauma awareness is one of the key principles of trauma-informed practice. This poster has been created in collaboration with the Knowledge Exchange Leads working in mental health … Continue reading

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Harm Reduction and Pregnancy Information for Service Providers

 This poster is designed for use by services involved in prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other substance use in pregnancy.  On the front it is a poster, and on the back is information for service providers on supporting women, families … Continue reading

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