Year: 2001 Source: Ottawa, ON: Health Canada, 2001. 84p. SIEC No: 20010615

This report identifies elements of best practice in the treatment & rehabilitation of women with substance abuse problems. Best practices are described in the areas of client outreach, contact & engagement, treatment principles, among others. Treatment suggestions include sensitivity toward specialized population groups (such as pregnant women) & women at high risk for suicide ideation or behaviours.