CanFASD: Language to avoid when talking about FASD

With the recent celebration of FASD day on September 9th, society is being exposed to more information on FASD. It is important to be aware

‘Mixed messaging’ around drinking alcohol while pregnant, says RCM

The Royal College of Midwives has warned of ‘mixed messaging’ after a study revealed that midwives are giving different advice around alcohol consumption during pregnancy.   One

Study: Best mental health with no alcohol

By DATAC   According to the results of a new study, giving up alcohol could improve our well-being, even for those people who practice moderation when it comes to

Multi-Service Programs for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Substance Use Concerns: Women’s Perspectives on Why They Seek Help and Their Significant Changes

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16(18), 3299; by Carol Hubberstey ,Deborah Rutman, Rose A. Schmidt, Marilyn Van Bibber and Nancy Poole  Abstract Within Canada, several specialized multi-service prevention programs work with

CBC: Alberta to fund 4,000 addiction recovery beds over next 4 years

Premier Jason Kenney says harm reduction alone is not the answer Natalie Valleau · CBC News · Posted: Sep 11, 2019 3:34 PM MT | Last Updated: September 11

CanFASD Issue Paper: Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Experiences of Stigma

Issue Individuals with FASD face a great deal of stigma because of their diagnosis, their perceived abilities, and society’s preconceived ideas of their character. The

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