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Alcohol Consumption is Increasing During Pregnancy: Why Experts Are Alarmed

 

“A new study published in JAMA Network reports that over a decade’s time, binge drinking increased by nearly 9% per year and heavy alcohol consumption increased by more than 11% per year among pregnant women.”

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July 14th, Alcohol SBI Training: Getting Comfortable Asking About Alcohol Use

This webinar will be a presentation of the online training program located on CatalystLearningCenter.org titled, Alcohol SBI Training for the Healthcare Professional. The presentation will discuss the results of the study that was conducted showing a significant increased confidence level by providers on talking with their patients/clients about alcohol use. The course is continuously viewed and completed by a wide range of professionals.

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Alcohol SBI Training for Getting Comfortable Asking About Alcohol Use

Alcohol SBI Training for Getting Comfortable Asking About Alcohol Use

July 14, 2022

3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

FASD United Affiliate and presenter for the FASD Collaborative Project, Leigh E. Tenkku Lepper, PhD, MPH, Emerita Professor will be a presenting about an online training program titled, Alcohol SBI Training for the Healthcare Professional. The presentation will discuss the results of the study that was conducted showing a significant increased confidence level by providers on talking with their patients/clients about alcohol use. Register for Session

 

 

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FASD Podcast Features Adoptive Dad John Vecchione

 

 The Adoption & Foster Care Journey (formerly Orphans No More) podcast features adoptive dad John Vecchione. John and his wife Natalie are parents and fierce FASD advocates.

Listen in as John shares his experience of parenting a son with FASD and offers advice to fellow foster and adoptive dads. 

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Binge Drinking and Alcohol Problems Among Moderate Average-Level Drinkers

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine published an article about the significant amount of binge drinking among adults that escapes public health scrutiny because it occurs among individuals who drink at a moderate average level. This observational study examined the role of a binge pattern of drinking in predicting alcohol problems among moderate drinkers in a U.S. national sample of adults.

 

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Pregnant Women's Drinking Correlates With Their Partner's Drinking

 “Pregnant women's use of alcohol correlates with that of their partner, a new study shows. Paying attention to both parents' use of alcohol may help to prevent drinking during pregnancy, as well as fetal exposure to the adverse effects of alcohol.” 

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