InWomen’s Call for Poster Abstracts

Submit Now Poster abstracts are now being accepted for the 12th InWomen’s Group Conference  June 19, 2020 Hollywood, Florida, USA Abstract Submission and Early Career Travel Award Submission Deadline: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard USA time Acceptance and Travel Award Decision Notifications: February 2020 Early-bird Registration Opens: March/April 2020 Abstract Requirements Only abstracts with a focus or component on women, children, youth, LGBT+ … Continue reading InWomen’s Call for Poster Abstracts

The FDA has not approved any CBD products except

The FDA has not approved any CBD products except for one prescription drug to treat rare, severe forms of seizure disorders in children. It is still unclear whether CBD has any other benefits. FDA strongly advises against the use of cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and marijuana in any form during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/what-you-should-know-about-using-cannabis-including-cbd-when-pregnant-or-breastfeeding?fbclid=IwAR1aQ3SkoyM9Loed6p_jAC7L3ona2rWMDVM6ocn2AT27bj8I11Q1p2j1EPA Continue reading The FDA has not approved any CBD products except

InWomen’s Annotated Bibliography

Members of InWomen’s have been compiling a list of references with accompanying short summaries of seminal peer-reviewed articles in the field of substance use related to women, children, youth, LGBT+ and gender differences from around the world since 2011. The group updates the bibliography every year with recently published articles, with approximately 100 new articles being added each year. The current 2019 Annotated Bibliography consists … Continue reading InWomen’s Annotated Bibliography

Promising international interventions and treatment for women who use and abuse drugs: focusing on the issues through the InWomen’s Group

This special issue of Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation represents another important dissemination avenue for recent InWomen’s findings. This collection of seven recent papers from our speakers and members reflects our commitment to push the research envelope of what we know about women who use substances, their diversity, the contextual factors affecting their lives, their needs, the treatment barriers they face, and next steps with regard … Continue reading Promising international interventions and treatment for women who use and abuse drugs: focusing on the issues through the InWomen’s Group

We had an incredible 11th InWomen’s Group Conference with you in San Antonio, Texas…

The 2019 International Women’s and Children’s Health & Gender (InWomen’s) Group Conference took place on June 14 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas. Seventy delegates from ten countries heard from scientists, gender experts, and treatment providers on how the global opioid epidemic is affecting women and families, the increasing trends of marijuana use among adolescents in … Continue reading We had an incredible 11th InWomen’s Group Conference with you in San Antonio, Texas…