Tips for HIV Clinicians Working with Women with Substance Use Disorders

Both sex and gender have an impact on the development of substance use disorders (SUDs) and on the treatment and recovery service needs of women and girls with SUDs. Differences between men and women include biological, as well as social and environmental factors.

This factsheet outlines the epidemiology of SUDs in women, how SUDs differ by gender, gender-responsive care, and related topics.

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