The Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association (rffada) is a national not-for-profit health promotion charity dedicated to prevention and ensuring that individuals living with FASD or at risk of fetal alcohol exposure have access to diagnostic services, post diagnostic multidisciplinary management planning and parent peer support.

RFFADA produced the first prevention video for mainstream Australians. Thanks to the Alaska Mental Health Trust for letting us use their format.

rffada PREVENTION VIDEO

For all media and other enquiries contact Elizabeth [Anne] Russell on 0412 550 540 or email at elizabeth@rffada.org
For all comments on news items and resources, contact Vicki Russell on 0400 133 107 or email vickFASD@gmail.com




EUFASD News 31 Oct 2021

Stuff (New Zealand) – Teenagers left homeless without support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder One teen ends up sleeping under a bridge. Another is passed between temporary care homes. Carers and social workers agree: “There is nothing for these children.” Josephine Franks reports. Yorkshire Post (UK) – Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Family of Yorkshire boy with disorder […]

EUFASD News 18 Oct 2021

BBC (UK) – Better diagnosis of FASD in children needed, adoptive mum says An adoptive mother is calling for the NHS to improve its diagnosis for children exposed to alcohol in the womb, so their families can be helped. Boston 25 News (USA) – Pandemic-induced drinking raises concerns over harm to unborn children The pandemic has created […]

Better diagnosis of FASD

BBC (UK) – Better diagnosis of FASD in children needed, adoptive mum says An adoptive mother is calling for the NHS to improve its diagnosis for children exposed to alcohol in the womb, so their families can be helped.