The Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada) is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to prevention and ensuring that individuals affected prenatally by alcohol have access to diagnostic services, support and multidisciplinary management planning in Australia and that parents and caregivers are supported with a “no blame no shame” ethos.

On this site you will find a range of support resources and information relating to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder, or FASD.

The Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada) Strategic Plan is based on four key priorities:

  1. Prevention
  2. Support
  3. Training & Education
  4. Research & Projects

For all media and other enquiries contact Elizabeth [Anne] Russell on 0412 550 540 or email at

FASD Consultants

The rffada collaborates with and supports the FASD Consultants, a group of people expert in the field of FASD each with  their own unique experience, perspective and expertise. The FASD Consultant’s Website can be found at and the Facebook group where you can ask questions of each Consultant, identify the specific expertise you need and work directly with the Consultant to discuss training options, consultancy and support services

The FASD Consultant’s Flyer can be found here.

Alcohol and Pregnancy – A Community Conversation

FASD and the Criminal Justice System Papers on FASD and the criminal justice system co-authored with Jerrod Brown, MA, MS, MS, MS, is the Treatment Director for Pathways Counseling Center, Inc. Pathways provides programs and services benefiting individuals impacted by mental illness and addictions. Jerrod is also the founder and CEO of the American Institute for […]

Indigenous HealthInfoNet

The Indigenous HealthInfoNet has a large list of resources which can be found at HealthInfoNet.