This Alcohol Insight describes an inovative project carried out by Women and Theatre, approaching the subject of women’s relationships with alcohol through the medium of theatre
Alcohol misuse or heavy consumption in general is associated with a number of poorer general and sexual health outcomes (including risky sexual behaviour and sexually transmitted infections). Women involved with the criminal justice system have been identified as a highly vulnerable population in terms of health; in addition, alcohol misuse has been found to be significant problem among female offenders, often coexisting with abuse of illicit substances.
Producing a fact-sheet for Breakthrough explaining the risk factors associated with drinking alcohol
In men and women who drink the same amount, the rate of reported problems is higher for women than for men. This research explores whether such gender differences may be related to body water volume.