Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)

Centres of Excellence for Women's Health (CEWH)

Reducing harm: a better practices review of tobacco policy and vulnerable populations

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Joy Johnson
Joan L. Bottorff
Susan Kirkland
Natasha Jategaonkar
Melissa McGowan
Lucy McCullough
Lupin Battersby
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Assesses evidence of the effectiveness of three aspects of tobacco control policy (sales restrictions, restrictions on location of smoking, and taxation and pricing), and the extent to which these tobacco control policies are gender-biased and have a differential impact on three vulnerable populations of male and female smokers.  Assesses the impact and consequences of these tobacco control policies on males and females of people living on low income, Aboriginal people, and adolescents.

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ISBN 1-894356-56-X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Double exposure: a better practices review on alcohol interventions during pregnancy

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Tessa Parkes
Nancy Poole
Amy Salmon
Lorraine Greaves
Cristine Urquhart

Reviews evidence from peer-reviewed literature on three types of interventions aimed at supporting women to reduce their use of alcohol in the childbearing years.

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ISBN 978-1-894356-63-3
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Includes bibliographical references.

Couples and smoking: what you need to know when you are pregnant

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
J. L. Bottorff
J. Carey
N. Poole
L. Greaves
C. Urquhart
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, University of British Columbia Okanagan, and NEXUS, University of British Columbia Vancouver
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A self-help booklet for pregnant women who smoke. Shows how routines, habits, and ways of interacting in relationships influence smoking. Understanding how smoking is influenced by others and everyday routines, is an important first step in changing smoking behaviours.

 

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ISBN 978-1-894356-61-9

Women and alcohol

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
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BC Healthy Choices in Pregnancy
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Vancouver, BC

A booklet for women and girls about the impact of alcohol on your health. Includes recommended low-risk drinking guidelines. Produced by the Act Now BC Healthy Choices in Pregnancy initiative (British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, the BC Perinatal Health Program and the Province of British Columbia).

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ISBN: 978-1-894356-64-0
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Includes bibliographical references.

Pasando pagina: Mujeres, tabaco y el futuro

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Translated Title: 
Turning a new leaf: women, tobacco, and the future
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Natasha Jategaonkar
Sara Sanchez
Publisher: 
BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health and International Network of Women Against Tobacco
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides a picture of women’s tobacco use in different social contexts, identifes the health effects of tobacco, and describes women’s role in tobacco production and marketing.

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ISBN 1-894356-57-8
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Includes bibliographical references.

Aboriginal adolescent girls and smoking: a qualitative study

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Sandrina de Finney
Pauline Janyst
Lorraine Greaves
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes a qualitative study on smoking and Aboriginal adolescent girls (ages 13 to 19) conducted in 2007-08 in partnership with six Aboriginal communities in British Columbia and researchers affiliated with the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and the University of British Columbia. Discusses how age, gender, culture, and context intersect to shape Aboriginal girls’ experiences of smoking.

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ISBN 978-1-894356-66-4

Worth a second look: considerations for action on health inequities in British Columbia with a sex, gender, and diversity lens

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Steve Chasey
Ann Pederson
Putu Duff
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Approaches health inequities from the standpoint of potential policy action. Provides examples of how applying a sex- and gender-based analysis can help refine policy options to be more effective, equitable, and cost-efficient. Produced by the Provincial Health Services Authority and the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mothering and substance use: approaches to prevention, harm reduction and treatment

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Publisher: 
BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides discussion guide to stimulate further conversation on addressing the needs of pregnant women and mothers in substance use prevention, harm reduction, treatment, service system planning, and policy making. Developed from the work of the Community of Practice (vCoP) that served as a mechanism for “gendering” the National Framework for Action to Reduce the Harms Associated with Alcohol and other Drugs and Substances in Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women-centred harm reduction

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides discussion guide to stimulate conversation on gendered approaches to harm reduction. Developed from the work of the Community of Practice (vCoP) that served as a mechanism for “gendering” the National Framework for Action to Reduce the Harms Associated with Alcohol and other Drugs and Substances in Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Trauma-informed approaches in addictions treatment

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides discussion guide on addressing coexisting trauma, mental health and substance use problems experienced by girls and women through trauma-informed and trauma-specific approaches. Developed from the work of the Community of Practice (vCoP) that served as a mechanism for “gendering” the National Framework for Action to Reduce the Harms Associated with Alcohol and other Drugs and Substances in Canada.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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