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Experts Fear Pandemic Drinking Habits Could Lead to a Rise in FASD

 This story out of Canada is reflective of our concerns in North Carolina and the United States. 

“The COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased alcohol use, skyrocketing stress levels and limited mental health and addiction services. Experts suspect that combination could lead to more cases of FASD.”

Story available, HERE!

 

#FASDMonth  #PROOFALLIANCENC   # PROOFALLIANCE   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS  #NOFAS  #FASDHope

#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct

 

 

 

Fundraising Opportunity for NC FASD Informed, September 24th - October 3, 2021

NC FASD Informed is excited to announce the first "formal" fundraiser for NCFASD Informed:  Pampered Chef.  I

In addition to thinking about what you would love to have from PC, think ahead to the holidays and birthdays this fall.  PC will donate a percentage of the order total to the organization with all proceeds assisting in funding FASD training to groups such as Local Interagency Coordinating Councils, Guardian ad Litem volunteers, and other organizations that have no training funds.

Please let kathy [DOT] hotelling [AT] ncfasdinformed [DOT] org know if you'd like to be invited to the "Brunch and Entertaining" Facebook fundraiser party to learn recipes & cooking tips, see products, watch videos, and have fun.  

If you'd prefer to simply place an order, you can use this order link: https://www.pamperedchef.com/party/ncfasd?redirect=shop-landing-page. The full catalog is available online:  https://www.pamperedchef.com/interactive-catalog-page

 

#FASDMonth  #PROOFALLIANCENC   # PROOFALLIANCE   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS  #NOFAS  #FASDHope

#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct

 

 

 

NOFAS Hosts Twitter Chat for FASD Month! (2)

 Join NOFAS for a special Twitter Chat on Tuesday, September 21 at 2:00pm ET for FASD Awareness Month. 

Please use #FASDMonth. 

Partners for the Chat include ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism).



#FASDMonth  #PROOFALLIANCENC   # PROOFALLIANCE   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS  #NOFAS  #FASDHope

#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct

 

 

 

Webinar: Our Most Challenging Clients: FASD in Child Welfare

 

 

 

 

THE CALIFORNIA EVIDENCE-BASED CLEARINGHOUSE FOR CHILD WELFARE is hosting a webinar,

October 13, 2021 - 1 - 2:30 PM Pacific Time

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affect at least half the kids in foster care, and a great many of their parents (especially those with chronic involvement in the system). FASD is almost never recognized outside of Canada and 3 states in the Union, instead showing up as ADHD, PTSD, Bipolar, ODD and RAD.

To learn more, click HERE!

 

#FASDMONTH  #PROOFALLIANCENC   # PROOFALLIANCE   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS  #NOFAS  #FASDHope

#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct

 

 

 

Heavy Drinking When Young Increases Alcohol Risk in Early Pregnancy

 Young women who binge or frequently drink alcohol were more likely to drink during the early stages of pregnancy, according to new research.”

Read article, HERE!

 

#FASDMONTH  #PROOFALLIANCE  #NOFAS  #PROOFALLIANCENC   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS #FASDHOPE  #FASDRESPECTACT

 

 

 

 

New CDC Web Feature on FASD: Resources for Prevention and Care

 In recognition of FASD Awareness Month, CDC has a new web feature highlighting resources from CDC and its partners.

 Click HERE, to view resources.

 

 Young pregnant woman on a visit to doctor. Wearing protective masks during corona virus epidemic

#FASDMonth  #PROOFALLIANCENC   # PROOFALLIANCE   #ALCOHOLANDPREGNANCY  #PREVENTFASD  #FASDMATTERS  #NOFAS  #FASDHope

#NCFASDInformed  #FASDRespectAct

 

 

 

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