Because substance use has wide-ranging effects on many different aspects of life, service providers across a range of health care and social service settings can have an important role in addressing the potential harms of substance use and improving overall health.
This resource focuses on brief intervention with girls and women in the preconception and perinatal period. Service providers from a range of backgrounds will find it relevant to their practice, including:
- Indigenous health care providers
- Anti-violence workers
- Pregnancy outreach workers
- Sexual health service providers
- Substance use workers