Action on FASD Prevention in Canada
This brochure serves as a quick explainer for those new to FASD prevention work. Inside, you will find an overview and examples of the 4 levels of FASD prevention as well as the key principles that guide prevention work. Click the link below to print this resource for your practice.
A Public Health Approach to Substance Use Handbook
Researchers from the Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health worked in collaboration with the Canadian Public Health Association to create a handbook that describes the key principles of a public health approach to substance use. This handbook offers reflexive activities and can be used as a tool for facilitating cross-agency conversations and respectful and de-stigmatizing conversations about addressing substance use.
Considering Sex and Gender in Therapeutics throughout the Product Life Cycle: A Narrative Review and Case Study of Gilteritinib
Maximos, M., Brabete, A., Lê, M. L., & Greaves, L. (2023). Considering Sex and Gender in Therapeutics throughout the Product Life Cycle: A Narrative Review and Case Study of Gilteritinib. The Canadian journal of hospital pharmacy, 76(3), 239–245. https://doi.org/10.4212/cjhp.3299
FASD Prevention: An Annotated Bibliography of Articles Published in 2022
Each year Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD) and CEWH compile published research articles related to FASD prevention from around the world. View the 2022 Annotated Bibliography below.
Why women vape during pregnancy & postpartum: Conversation starters for your practice
Vaping During Pregnancy & Postpartum
This resource offers responses to common questions we heard from women who vaped cannabis, nicotine, or both.
A Mustard Seed of Hope: Culturally grounded approaches within wraparound care for pregnant and parenting women dealing with substance use and trauma
A booklet on culturally grounded approaches within wraparound programs for all audiences. This resource was created for the Co-Creating Evidence Evaluation Project.
Sex-related differences among individuals assessed for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Canada
2023) Sex-related differences among individuals assessed for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Canada. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research, 00, 1– 11. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.15017, , & (
8 Strategies for being trauma informed at the organizational level
This infographic offers strategies to incorporate trauma informed principles at the organizational level.
Mindfulness approaches for addressing substance use concerns
This conversation starter for substance use service providers outlines mindfulness-based approaches used in substance use treatment settings and offers practical resources to incorporate mindfulness into practice.