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This report documents the impact of rural life on the behavioral health of women, providing a comprehensive review of the current literature covering a broad array of interrelated behavioral health care needs.
This article reviews the literature on college students' sexual assault experiences. Information is provided about the prevalence of sexual assault and alcohol-involved sexual assault among college students.
The primary goal of this support group manual is to help advocates and providers better meet the safety needs of battered women and survivors of sexual assault who are impacted by their own or another’s substance use, misuse or addiction.
Authors: Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
The article briefly discusses the data results gathered from interviews of women revealing that those who experienced any type of sexual abuse in their childhood were roughly three times more likely than unabused girls to report drug dependence as adults.
Defines both sexual violence and substance abuse. Talks briefly about the connections between sexual assault and substance abuse and how alcohol/drugs may be a contributing factor in its occurrence. It also gives some facts along with their sources.
Authors: Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault
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