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Research Finds That Drinking Even Small Amounts of Alcohol While Pregnant Can Cause Harm

 Listen to this radio program featuring Briana Lees  Matilda of the Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney, Australia.  New research has found that even very small amounts of exposure can lead to a baby growing up to experiment with alcohol at a very young age.”
 

Click HERE, to listen!

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NOFAS Affiliates and Others Provide 17 FASD Support Groups (2)

We are happy to announce that the National FASD Collaborative Project is now offering 17 online FASD support groups to caregivers, birthmothers, and self-advocates nationally!

These support groups are run by a range of leading organizations and experts in the field of FASD.

Click HERE, to view support resources!

 

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Fetal Alcohol Exposure Data Underscore Need for Public Health Interventions

 “A new study led by the Yale School of Public health finds that a significant number of pregnancies that result in live birth still involve alcohol exposure.  Researchers estimate that 54% of pregnancies that result in a live birth are exposed to at least one alcoholic drink during the nine-month gestation period.”

Learn more, HERE!

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#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct  

 

 

 

FASD CAMP Officially Confirmed for August 15th-20th, 2021 in Illinois (4)

 Here at CAMP - A FASD Community, we are pleased to offer our annual, week-long, flagship program for children and adolescents ages 9 - 18 diagnosed with, or suspected to have FAS/FASD.

To learn more, click HERE!

 

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#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct

 

 

 

NIAAA Webinar: Innovations in Treating Stress & Trauma in Women with Alcohol Use Disorder

 

July 28, 2021. Noon EST. 

Please join the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for a conversation on vulnerable populations and advances in treatments – including community partnerships and medication development targeting stress.

Please RSVP to dana [DOT] west [AT] icf [DOT] com.  Click HERE to save to your calendar.

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New Legislation Will Help Children and Adults Living with FASD, the

 

FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY!

NOFAS applauds the bipartisan bills introduced on June 24, 2021 in the U.S. Senate and House to authorize comprehensive FASD support services, public health prevention, and research programs across agencies within the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Education, and Justice. 

The bill is The Advancing FASD Research, Services, and Prevention Act, (S.2238, H.R.4151), known as the FASD ReSPect Act.

Press Release from Senator Lisa Murkowski

Read the Full Text of the Bill

To learn more, click HERE.
 

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#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct