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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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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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Drinking While Pregnant: 5 Misconceptions and Why They're Wrong.

 

 “Dr Colleen O’Leary debunks five common misconceptions about drinking while pregnant, including:  "An occasional drink after the first trimester of pregnancy would probably be okay."

Learn More, HERE!

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NOFAS Supports Advancing Legislation to Prevent and Treat Child Abuse and Neglect

The following is for Information Purposes ONLY.

NOFAS commends the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee approval of S.1927, Child Abuse and Treatment (CAPTA) Reauthorization Act of 2021. The bill strengthens federal programs and activities that support child and family well-being and includes provisions to care for infants affected by substance use disorder, and new requirements to aid infants with disabilities.

Find out more at www.nofaspolicycenter.org 

https://nofas.org/nofas-supports-advancing-legislation-to-prevent-and-treat-child-abuse-and-neglect/

OR

Contact Jenn Wisdahl, NOFAS Policy Coordinator at wisdahl [AT] nofas [DOT] org

 

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Drinking Alcohol Is Linked To Reduced Chances Of Pregnancy

 

“A study of the associations between drinking alcohol and the chances of becoming pregnant suggests that women who want to conceive should avoid heavy drinking.  In the second half of menstrual cycle even moderate drinking is linked to reduced chances of pregnancy.”

Learn More, HERE!

 

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