Women and alcohol and other drugs

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum in 1996. Discusses incidence of alcohol, medication and illegal drug abuse and dependence for Canadian women. Presents program and policy considerations, especially the creation of gender-specific interventions. Also presents Health Canada's initiatives to reduce the harm to women caused by alcohol and other drugs.