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.

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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 17 Sep 2023

Government of Northwest Territories (Canada) – September is FASD Awareness Month – Uniting our Strengths: Finding Solutions TogetherSeptember is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness month, a time dedicated to conversation about FASD, improving prevention, and supporting those living with FASD. The theme for this year’s FASD awareness month is Uniting our Strengths: Finding Solutions Together. […]

EUFASD News 3 Sep 2023

CanFASD – September 9th is International FASD DayFirst celebrated in 1999, FASD day is devoted to raising awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to improve prevention of FASD and diagnosis and support for individuals with FASD. National FASD (UK) – Happy FASD Awareness Month!Today is an exciting day! The 1st September marks the beginning of FASD […]

EUFASD News 14 August 2023

NIAAA – In Memoriam: Ann StreissguthThe NIAAA community mourns the passing of Ann P. Streissguth, Ph.D., who died on August 1, 2023. An internationally renowned expert on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), Dr. Streissguth and colleagues published the first study identifying “fetal alcohol syndrome” in the United States and its link to maternal alcohol consumption during […]