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October 14, 1992

Alcohol and Drugs Are Women's Issues, vol 2: The Model Program Guide

Author Affiliations

Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY

JAMA. 1992;268(14):1943-1944. doi:10.1001/jama.1992.03490140151062

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Abstract

This book is the second volume of a set published by the Women's Action Alliance, which is a nonprofit organization focused on addressing critical substance abuse. The goal of the Alliance is to build networks among women's organizations with a view toward creating consciousness, educating, mobilizing, and empowering.

The first volume of the series presented an introduction to the key issues related to the connections between alcohol and drug abuse and how those impact on women and their families in the critical aspects of their lives. This book, according to the editor, provides a step-by-step guide to replicating the innovative, award-winning model program developed by the Women's Alcohol and Drug Education Project of the Women's Action Alliance and tested by six diverse women's centers in different regions of the country. The model program and guide focus on alcohol, drugs, and related issues most relevant for Latina, African-American, and low-income white

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