ATAC Canada (5 September 2019) ‘Ontario emergency rooms see spike in women binge drinking’. According to the results of a new research study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), emergency room alcohol-related visits by women have increased by 86.5%, compared to 53.2% for men, adding an increased strain on overburdened emergency departments in Ontario.
Author: Vicki Russell
FASD Can Inc (5 September 2019) ‘Support and understanding of individuals with FASD’. Scoop News
BBC News Scotland (4 September 2019) ‘Conversation boosts honesty over drinking in pregnancy, study finds’.
India (3 September 2019) ‘Women’s increased alcohol consumption contributing to India’s growing love for alcohol: Survey’. Times of India.
Johanna Weidner (2 September 2019) ‘Ongoing vigilance’ needed raising children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder’. The Record.com Canada.
WEBSITE: Saskachewan Prevention Institute. FASD: Let’s Change the Conversation’. Up to 4% of Canadians have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Preventing FASD is more complex than recommending no alcohol use in pregnancy. FASD can happen in any community or group where alcohol is used… chances are you know someone with FASD; a neighbour, a friend, or […]
Bunbury Districts Local Drug Action Group to host ‘Pregnant Pause’ on September 9.’ Bunbury News, Western Australia
Claudia Williams (29 August 2019) ‘Family event to raise awareness about fetal alcohol syndrome’. South Burnett Times
Among other research recipients, Professor Amanda Wheeler was awarded $1,070,761 for ‘A Tiered Approach to the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Remote Indigenous Primary Care Settings’, that will be hosted by the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith Sciences.
Mandy Te (27 August 2019) ‘Suicide statistics a ‘symptom’ of bigger problems, Auckland foster father says’. Stuff NZ.