Info Sheets

Youth and Alcohol Information Sheet, Canadian Centre on Substance Use (2014)

While Canada's Low Risk Drinking Guidelines are primarily for adults, this summary discusses promoting health and safety for youth who choose to drink alcohol.

Infographic: Girls, Women and Alcohol, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (2014)

From the Center of Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Infographic: Girls, Alcohol and Pregnancy - Information for Service Providers (2014)

Infographic, resource list, and suggestions on how service providers in a range of contexts can have safe, non-judgmental discussions about alcohol use, pregnancy and related concerns such as contraception, sexuality, mental wellness, and obesity.

Infographic: Alcohol and Drug Use Among Youth in Street-Based Settings in Victoria, BC (2014)

Finding from the High Risk Populations study (2008-2014) with youth ages 14 to 24 recruited from drop-in and emergency shelter programs in downtown Victoria. From the Centre of Addiction Research of BC.

How Girls’ Groups Can Promote Health: Promising Practices for Community Programs (2014)

A brief overview of how girls’ groups can be an effective model for health promotion with girls, including addressing alcohol and other substance use. Findings from a national research project.

BC Adolescent Health Survey (2013)

Findings from the 2013 Adolescent Health Survey by the McCreary Centre Society. Includes rates of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other substance use in high school students.

Infographic: Girls and Healthy Living (2012)

Part of a series of infographics from the Girls Action Foundation that examines how girl-specific programming can support healthy living, including substance use.

Dealing with Binge Drinking: Improving Safety for Teens (2010)

This pamphlet from BC Children's Hospital was developed following a study looking at

teens brought to the ER for alcohol intoxication. It includes key safety messages for

teens and for adults.

Girl-Centred Approaches to Prevention, Harm Reduction and Treatment (2009)
Discussion guide for health care providers and practitioners to stimulate further

conversation on girl-centred approaches to prevention, harm-reduction and treatment.

 
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