CBC News Canada (8 August 2019) ‘Depression is the largest factor for substance use during pregnancy, research finds’. “If we can target mental health and reduce that substance use, I think it can go a long away for improving children’s health.”
Author: Vicki Russell
Jacquelyn LeBel and Kelly Wang (7 August 2019) Canada: ‘London police announce partnership with MedicAlert’.
Hilltops Phoenix ‘Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) is holding information sessions on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Young. August 26 – 27 2019. Details here.
BOOK – Ruth Spencer (2019) ‘The Burning: Parenting my son through adoption, FASD and suicide’. Available on Amazon, Kindle, or Indigo as a book, or ebook download.
ABC RN Background Briefing: ‘Leaked documents show the influence the alcohol industry wields over the federal government’s National Alcohol Strategy’. Audio, listen here…
Vancouver, Canada April 22-25, 2020
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe impacts on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol. FASD is a lifelong disability. Individuals with FASD will experience some degree of challenges in their daily living, and need support with motor skills, physical health, learning, memory, attention, communication, emotional […]
Catherine Whitnall (4 August 2019) ‘Support crucial as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder rates climb’. Ontario, Canada. MyKawartha.com
World Health Organisation (2 August 2019) ‘Nationwide campaign aims to educate women in Ukraine on the harm of alcohol consumption during pregnancy’.
McRae T, Adams E, Clifton E et al (2 August 2019) ‘Overcoming the challenges of caring for a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder: a Pilbara community perspective’. Rural and Remote Health