Some Alternatives to Using Cannabis to Cope with Stress
Women often report using cannabis as a way to cope with stress and other mental health-related issues. This info sheet offers some practical alternatives and resources to cope with stress. This info sheet is part of a group of 3 sheets about cannabis and women’s health – click here to view them all.
The Ways Women Use Cannabis
This info sheet outlines the different ways cannabis can be consumed, what percentage of women use each method (i.e., smoking, vaping, edibles), and what some of the different health effects are for each method. This info sheet is part of a group of 3 sheets about cannabis and women’s health – click here to view them all.
Why Women Use Cannabis
This info sheet identifies 6 key reasons women use cannabis, and offers approaches to reducing harms. This info sheet is part of a group of 3 sheets about cannabis and women’s health – click here to view them all.
Cannabis and Women’s Health
This resource for women, service providers, and educators includes information on three topics related to cannabis and women’s health including: Why women use cannabis, The ways women use cannabis, and Some alternatives to using cannabis to cope with stress.
10 fundamental components of FASD prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective
This consensus document weaves together a range of sources — women’s experiences, other expert wisdom, peer-reviewed research, and published reports — to highlight key approaches to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevention from a women’s health determinants perspective.
Women-Centred Care Principles: Early Conceptualizations
This graph describes 8 principles of women-centred care.
At a Juncture: Exploring Patterns and Trends in FASD Prevention Research from 2015 – 2021 Using the Four-Part Model of Prevention
Wolfson, L., Poole, N., Harding, K.D., & Stinson, J. (2022) At a Juncture: Exploring Patterns and Trends in FASD Prevention Research from 2015 – 2021 Using the Four-Part Model of Prevention. Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, 4(SP1: Shifting Perspectives in FASD), https://doi.org/10.22374/jfasd.v4iSP1.13
What we know about alcohol and pregnancy
Based both in research and in the multi-level work of national, provincial, and local organizations working on FASD prevention, this infographic points to how women both deserve and benefit from information about alcohol use during pregnancy. Resources and suggestions on how service providers can support women when making decisions about drinking before and during pregnancy are provided throughout.
FASD Prevention: An Annotated Bibliography of Articles Published in 2021
Each year Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) and CEWH compile published research articles related to FASD prevention from around the world. View the 2021 Annotated Bibliography and Executive Summary below.
Risk Reviewed: Integrating Sex and Gender into the Lifecycle Management of Prescription Drugs
In this report, relevant academic and grey literature was reviewed to understand sex and gender related factors affecting the use and effects of prescription drugs, and engagement in clinical trials. It is one of the products of a policy-research partnership project between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) and Health Canada’s Gender Health Unit, aimed at .