Alcohol dependence

Alcohol dependence

Self-help for women in recovery

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English
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Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Stresses the importance of mutual supports and outlines several types of self-help programs for women recovering from alcohol and drug abuse.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and alcohol

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English
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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides basic information on the effects of alcohol abuse in women.

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WOMH.C46 1999

Detoxification for women with substance use problems

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Nancy Poole
Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver

Explains what happens during detoxification and how detox services are provided. Underlines the specific needs and issues that effect women in regards to withdrawal management.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women for Sobriety

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Helps women alcoholics recover from problem drinking through the discovery of self, gained by sharing experiences, hopes and encouragement with other women in similar circumstances.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-469-1649
Secondary Telephone: 
416-535-6448
Email Address: 
newlife@nni.com
TTY/TDD: 
http://www.womenforsobriety.org
Street Address: 
Community Centre 55
Addt'l Street Address: 
97 Main Street
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4E 2V6
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Multiple Secondary found: "416-535-6448 and 905-846-3858" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "Community Centre 55" -- street2: "97 Main Street" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M4E 2V6" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "The Toronto Hospital-Western Division" -- street2: "399 Bathurst Street" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M5T 2S8" -- country: "Canada"

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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Governmental Body
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research

Forms an organization that provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by: conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment; coordinating and collaborating with other research institutes and Federal Programs on alcohol-related issues; collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organizations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work; and, translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public.

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Street Address: 
6000 Executive Boulevard - Willco Building
City: 
Bethesda
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20892-7003

AVENTA Addiction Treatment for Women

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Clinical or health care services

Provides drug, alcohol and gambling addiction recovery services to women. Facilities offer residential, outpatient and long-term recovery services. Programs are based on the concept that addiction is a holistic illness and requires change in four areas: physical, emotional, social and spiritual.

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Primary Telephone: 
(403) 245-9050
Email Address: 
info@AVENTA.org
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Fax Number: 
(403) 245-9485
Street Address: 
2005 10th Avenue SW
City: 
Calgary
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T3C 0K4

Horizons Two. Canadian women's alcohol and other drug use: increasing our understanding

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa,

Based on a report entitled, "Women and Substance Use in Canada." Presents highlights of this report and is intended as a quick reference and resource for addictions and public health staff involved in public education and community development, policy research staff involved in preparing briefs and other informationd documents, and applied researchers who need to collect better information on women's alcohol and drug use.

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ADDI.H67 1995
ISBN 1896323103

Rural women and substance use: insights from a national project in three communities

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English
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Paper
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Office of Alcohol, Drugs and Dependency Issues - Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes key insights and learnings from a national project to address substance use needs and issues for rural women in selected communities across Canada.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADDI.R87 1997
ISBN 0662253434

Women and alcohol and other drugs

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English
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Paper
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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.

Making connections: a booklet about women and prescription drugs and alcohol

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Action on Women's Addictions - Research and Education
Bronwyn Barnes
Danielle Michel
Sara Raftis
Wendy Reynolds
Publisher: 
AWARE Press
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Kingston, ON

Deals with women's use of alcohol and mood-altering prescription pills, and to some extent mood-altering over-the-counter drugs and tobacco. Examines the connections between prescription drugs, alcohol, and stress in women's lives and explains why women use prescription drugs and alcohol differently than men. Provides help to women who use prescription drugs and alcohol to avoid problems, and find support if they need it.

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ADDI.A29 1995
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