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.

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

rffada VIDEO ‘The Gold Evidence: Parents Supporting Parents’

This video was co-funded with contribution from the Australian Commonwealth Department of Health.

rffada VIDEO: FASD Prevention

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

EUFASD News 13 March 2023

Australian Government Department of Health (Australia) – ‘Strong Born’ a new campaign supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to yarn about FASDOn February 22, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) supported by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), will launch the Strong Born campaign aimed at raising awareness of the risks […]

EUFASD News 20 Feb 2023

Squamish Chief (Canada) – FASD respite funding will help B.C. families in need of reliefFamilies with children experiencing the effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) can now apply for grant funding to help with respite or relief needs. Midlothian View (UK) – Adoption UK calls for faster FASD diagnoosisAdoption UK says the current NHS crisis could […]

EUFASD News 6 February 2023

The Courier (Scotland) – Fife mum on raising awareness of FASD – the ‘hidden’ condition more common than autism and ADHDAs a new report says Scotland needs a long-term plan for helping health professionals identify foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), Michael Alexander speaks to a Fife mother who has first-hand experience of the “carnage” it can […]