Author: Vicki Russell

Ontario, Canada: Spike in A&E re women and binge drinking

ATAC Canada (5 September 2019) ‘Ontario emergency rooms see spike in women binge drinking’. According to the results of a new research study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), emergency room alcohol-related visits by women have increased by 86.5%, compared to 53.2% for men, adding an increased strain on overburdened emergency departments in Ontario.

Saskachewan Prevention Institute on FASD

WEBSITE: Saskachewan Prevention Institute. FASD: Let’s Change the Conversation’. Up to 4% of Canadians have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Preventing FASD is more complex than recommending no alcohol use in pregnancy. FASD can happen in any community or group where alcohol is used… chances are you know someone with FASD; a neighbour, a friend, or […]