Daughters Issue 1 – Resources & Further Reading

Menopause & healthcare for women in prison

Menopause: Tips for a Healthy Transition (National Institutes of Health)

From the North American Menopause Society:

Inequality in Prison: A psychologist looks at ways to reduce recidivism among women by understanding gender differences.

Prisons, addiction, and treatment

The following resources are primarily for research. People actively in need of help for addiction should visit findtreatment.gov or contact the national substance abuse & mental health helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

Transformational Treatment for Women: interview with Dr. Stephanie Covington about woman-focused and trauma-informed treatment.

Trauma and addiction:

Women’s Prisons and Substance Abuse Treatment: A Systematic Review of Shame Interventions – Jamie Herman (clinical research paper)

Further reading

Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better by Maya Schenwar

A Woman’s Journey Home: Challenges for Female Offenders and their Children

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