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Proof Alliance Welcomes New Board Members


“Proof Alliance, a member of the FASD United Affiliate Network, is pleased to announce the addition of four distinguished individuals to the Board of Directors, effective January 2024: Amanda Berger, PhD, Vice President of Science & Health; Kedar Dange, Public Policy Analyst; Jon Hunt, Contracts Negotiator; and Adrienne Richardson, MD, Obstetric Gynecologist.

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Why is It So Undertreated? Alcohol Overuse Causes 140,000 American Deaths Annually.


 “Medications can help the 1 in 12 people who suffer from alcohol use disorder. But most will never be treated… Those who are at the greatest risk are those who consistently binge drink. And that group is larger than you might think: more than 1 in 12 people in the US have AUD, and it’s likely that figure underestimates the real breadth of the problem.”

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Dry January Is All About Building Healthy Habits


“As sober curiosity (and the availability of some seriously superior mocktails) becomes more commonplace, Dry January begins to seem like less of a challenge and more of a welcome, booze-free vacation.  Even if you don’t plan to live a life that’s entirely alcohol-free, the benefits of a one month respite are worthy of consideration, particularly after such a hectic time of year.”

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January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month


Welcome to 2024, a new year of information, excitement, and growth. However, January’s awareness month hasn’t changed- It’s National Birth Defects Awareness Month. Birth defects like FASD are structural changes present at birth that can affect almost any part of the body and nearly 120,000 babies are affected by birth defects each year (CDC).

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Supporting Our Young Adults With FASD: A Candid Conversation With Author Melissa Jacobus


 This episode of the podcast Living with FASD: Candid Conversations with Patti Kasper features “Melissa Jacobus, FASD Advocate and author of The Accomplice. Melissa Jacobus has been advocating for her adopted children and the rights of all individuals with FASD since 1998.”

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Editorial: Perspectives and Recent Advances in FASD Research


“FASD is a highly complex neurodevelopmental disorder with life-long consequences that calls for concerted efforts of investigation on all fronts, at all levels, and across lifespan, to advance and improve treatment and management of FASD. Although research in this field has indeed come a long way, knowledge gaps remain.”

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Lauren Borchert, BS
NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program

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