Women and substance use
Clearinghouse Connector – December 2012
Links to online resources available from the Women’s Health Victoria Clearinghouse collection.
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Victorian secondary school students' use of licit and illicit substances in 2008 : results from the 2008 Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug Survey Victoria. Department of Health. Drugs Policy and Services Branch, 2009
2007 National drug strategy household survey : detailed findings Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2008
Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia 2006-07 : report on the National Minimum Data Set Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2008
Challenges for midwives : pregnant women and illicit drug use Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 2007
Working with parental substance misuse New South Wales. Department of Community Services, 2010
Mental health, violence and homelessness
Use and abuse : understanding the intersections of childhood abuse, alcohol and drug use and mental health Adults Surviving Child Abuse, and University of New South Wales. The Centre for Gender Related Violence Studies, 2010
Women in Queensland with alcohol and drug issues and/or homelessness : statistics and residential service Teen Challenge Queensland, 
Mental health, abuse, drug use and crime : does gender matter?Australian Institute of Criminology, 2009
Women, drug use and crime : findings from the Drug Use Monitoring in; Australia program Australian Institute of Criminology, 2009
Gender, drug offences and criminalisation Centre for the Human Rights of Imprisoned People, 2012
Nowhere to go : how stigma limits the options of female drug users after release from jail Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, 2009
Advocacy and treatment
Women and drugs (Gender Impact Assessment) Women’s Health Victoria, 2008
One size doesn’t fit all : a women?s health perspective to program and service planning Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA), 2007
Women in substance abuse treatment : results from the Alcohol and Drug Services Study (ADSS) United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Office of Applied Studies, 2005
New directions for alcohol and drug treatment services : a roadmap Victoria. Department of Health, 2012
The national drug strategy 2010-2015 : a framework for action on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs Australia. Department of Health and Ageing, 2011.
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