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New CDC Web Feature Highlighting Resources for Alcohol and Polysubstance Use in Pregnancy

 “In recognition of April being Alcohol Awareness Month, CDC has a new web feature highlighting CDC resources that can help providers address alcohol and polysubstance use in pregnancy.

Resources include free continuing education and five free online training courses for healthcare professionals

To learn more, click HERE!

 

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April 15 Webinar - The Lay of the Land: A Published Health Survey of Adults Diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. (2)

 

FASDInformed is partnering with Greensboro AHEC to sponsor  The Lay of the Land: A Published Health Survey of Adults Diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  This workshop is intended to bring concrete meaning to the phrase “whole body diagnosis” when applied to FASD.  The authors of the groundbreaking 2017 Health Study (published in 2020) will describe specifically how adults diagnosed with FASD have more health concerns than those in the general population.

Webinar information (CEUs available)

Date:  Thursday, April 15, 2021

Time:  Noon – 1:30 PM 

Participation fee:  $25 General registration; $10 Parents/guardians & those diagnosed with an FASD

 

Please click here for more information and to register Lay of the Land.

 

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Attend an FASD Legal Issues Training

April 14, 2021. 1pm-3pm Central

Dr. Larry Burd is presenting on the topic of “Children and Adolescents” for an FASD Legal Issues Training. 

Dr. Burd is the director of the North Dakota FAS Center and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the North Dakota University School of Medicine. His work extends to all facets of FASD including the legal implications for children and adolescents.

 Click HERE, to Join Training

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Will home delivery of alcoholic drinks increase dangerous drinking trends? Will it really save the restaurants?

Recognizing that alcohol is a high profit product, many states have temporarily allowed drinks-to-go.  There were conditions, such as only one or two drinks in a sealed container along with a meal.  According to the Distilled Spirits Council, over 30 states allowed some type of “alcohol to-go”.

As the Pandemic has subsided, many are seeing the economic devastation wrought by public health shut-downs and want to help those businesses make up some of the losses by loosening alcohol regulation.  But the method they’re using will only work if the general public buys more alcohol…and, presumably, drinks it.  Such measures include making home delivery of alcohol permanent, extending open hours (until 4 am!) and other “rule relaxations.”

It is important to examine how these changes may impact current alcohol problems and whether they are enough to really help restaurants.

 Read More, HERE!

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NOFAS Partners on Alcohol Awareness Month Twitter Chat (2)

April 7, 2021. Noon – 1:00 PM ET - Join using #FASDchat

NOFAS is proud to be a partner on an upcoming Twitter Chat on “Risky Alcohol Use” in recognition of April as Alcohol Awareness Month.  The chat is hosted by ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists).  Additional partners include NIH/NIAAA and CDC’s Collaborative for Alcohol-Free Pregnancy.

 

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month!

 “Every April the National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of the nation’s #1 public health problem: alcoholism.”

 

Read More, HERE!
 

 

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