Judge Peggy Fulton Hora (Ret.)
Superior Court, State of California

   

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resources: websites for women

  Pennsylvania Resources
http://download.ncadi.samhsa.gov/ken/pdf/stateresourceguides/Pennsylvania07.pdf

  Pennsylvania Co-Occurring
http://www.pa-co-occurring.org/
The Department of Public Welfare, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) and the Northeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NeATTC), Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA), are pleased to bring you this new resource in co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders!

  Pennsylvania’s Co-Occurring State Incentive Grant (COSIG) Initiative
http://coce.samhsa.gov/cod_resources/cosig_products/PA%20COSIG%20presentation.pdf

  Pennsylvania Mental Health Counselors Association
http://www.pamhca.org/links.shtml
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  Action Help for Improving Women’s Mental Health
http://download.ncadi.samhsa.gov/ken/pdf/OWH09-PROFESSIONAL/ActionSteps.pdf
A pdf document published by SAMHSA 2009

  Alcohol Alert. No. 62: Alcohol–An Important Women’s Health Issue (2004).
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa62/aa62.htm
This issue of Alcohol Alert summarizes some of the most practical
implications for women across the lifespan to come from that research.

  Alcohol Alert. No. 50: Fetal Alcohol Exposure and the Brain (2000)
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa50.htm
New data on the prevalence and nature of the neurobehavioral
problems associated with alcohol use during pregnancy.

  Alcohol Research & Health. Women and Alcohol: An Update (2002).
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh26-4/toc26-4.htm
This issue focuses on the many aspects of alcohol use by and its effects on women.  

  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence
http://www.fascenter.samhsa.gov
Provides resources and information on FAS to expand the knowledge base and promote best practices

  Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects Legal Issues University of Washington School of Law
http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/legalissues/
The Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit is a research unit dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE). Our main goals are to conduct research

  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Database
http://www.fascenter.samhsa.gov/search
SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Search site

  The Gender and Disaster Sourcebook.
http://www.gdnonline.org/sourcebook/index.htm
Addresses the link between gender and disaster risk. It presents lessons learned in the field of disaster preparedness and response regarding gender differences and gender-relate factors and shows how this knowledge can be applied in practice to
reduce risk and improve response outcomes in disaster events.

  Girls Study Group
http://girlsstudygroup.rti.org/
Study of female juvenile offenders

  Helping Children Exposed to Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, and
Violence.
http://www.samhsa.gov/samhsa_news/volumex_2/index.htm
The study seeks to identify models of care for the field that will prevent or reduce the intergenerational perpetuation of violence, substance abuse, and mental illnesses and reduce the effect of violence in the lives of children whose mothers have co-occurring mental and addictive disorders and histories of trauma.

  National Advocates for Pregnant Women
http://advocatesforpregnantwomen.org
Advocates for the rights of pregnant women and their children; protects pregnant women from being punished for their pregnancies

  National Center for Trauma-Informed Care
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/nctic/
 A technical assistance center dedicated to building awareness of trauma-informed care       and promoting the implementation of trauma-informed practices in programs and services.


  National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
http://www.nofas.org
Information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

  NIDA Notes Articles That Address Women and Gender Differences Research.
http://www.nida.nih.gov/nida_notes/nn0013.html
This collection covers a wide range of issues and includes such topics as the relationship among victimization, violence, and drug abuse in women; issues affecting drug treatment for women; drug use during pregnancy; and gender differences in drug effects and patterns of drug use.

  NIDA Women and Gender Differences Research Program.
http://www.drugabuse.gov/whgd/whgdhome.html
This program promotes drug abuse research focusing on the study of women and gender differences.

  NIDA-wide research program on women and sex/gender differences in drug abuse.
http://www.nida.nih.gov/whgd/whgdhome.html
For more information about this program, including dozens of publications, visit

  Office of Perinatal Substance Abuse, State of California (OPSA)
http://www.adp.cahwnet.gov/perinatal/perinatal.shtm
OPSA oversees a statewide network of approximately 288 publicly funded perinatal alcohol and drug treatment programs that annually serve more than 37,600 pregnant and parenting women accompanied by approximately 56,400 children.

  Rebecca Project
http://rebeccaproject.org/aboutus.php
National legal and advocacy organization for families struggling with the intersecting issues of economic marginality, substance abuse, access to family-based treatment, and the criminal justice system

  Sober Dykes
http://www.soberdykes.org
Recovery page for lesbians

  SAMHSA FAS Prevention
http://prevention.samhsa.gov/faspartners
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome prevention materials

  Women for Sobriety, Inc.
http://www.womenforsobriety.org
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions

  Women’s Mental Health brochure
http://download.ncadi.samhsa.gov/ken/pdf/OWH09-CONSUMER/womenmentalhealth.pdf

  Women in Recovery
http://www.womeninrecovery.com
Home page of a residential recovery home for women