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.


For all media and other enquiries contact Elizabeth [Anne] Russell on 0412 550 540 or email at
For all comments on news items and resources, contact Vicki Russell on 0400 133 107 or email

EUFASD 2022 will take place

Great news! The sixth European Conference on FASD will take place on September 12 to 14, 2022, with a pre-conference training day on 11 September. We hope to hold the conference in-person in Arendal, Norway, but if that is not possible, the conference will take place online. So reserve the dates! The abstract submission system […]

EUFASD News 13 Dec 2021

Australian Government (Australia) – $37.2 million for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder support and awarenessThe Australian Government is investing more than $37 million for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnostic services to increase access and reduce waiting times, as well as launching a new National Awareness Campaign for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Women. Todayville (Canada) – Red Deer RCMP […]

EUFASD News 29 Nov 2021

CTV News Edmonton (Canada) – Alberta to spend $5M on supports for students with FASDThe Alberta government will be allocating $5 million over five years to educators to get the tools and skills needed to assist students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). Daily Record (UK) – Charity launches in Ayrshire for children exposed to alcohol in […]