Canadians now have access to an interactive online learning resource to increase understanding and awareness of substance use and addiction, and the stigma surrounding them. Overcoming Stigma Through Language is a new bilingual resource that is being developed by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) in partnership with the … [Read more...] about The Sting of Stigma: Recognizing Stigma and Its Impacts
CanFASD is looking for Canadian artists with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) to participate in their annual art competition! The winner will receive a $500 prize and their art will be featured on the CanFASD holiday cards. Deadline is November 25, 2020. Be sure to check out their website for full contest details. You can also browse … [Read more...] about CanFASD is Looking for Artists with FASD!
This e-learning mini-course provides a self-study option for maternal and child health program staff working with pregnant women and their families. It gives a basic overview of the scope and impacts of alcohol and drug use during pregnancy, as a necessary foundation for supporting women and connecting them to prevention, screening, treatment and … [Read more...] about E-Learning Course: Alcohol and Substance-Exposed Pregnancies: A Growing Public Health Problem
Sleep, or lack thereof, can be a problem for many people, but it can be a significant issue for those who have FASD. The aim of this presentation is to understand sleep disruption in FASD and discuss some practical approaches to managing sleep. This workshop will be of interest to parents, caregivers, and service providers. Presenter: Dr. Ana … [Read more...] about Webinar: Understanding and Managing Sleep in FASD for children 6 and under
Register now for our webinar, Refreshing our Conversations About Alcohol as a Key Component for FASD Prevention. This 60-minute webinar with Dr. Nancy Poole and Lindsay Wolfson will be held on September 25, 2020, at 11:30 am ET. Reaching women in childbearing years and their support networks through respectful conversations about alcohol is key to … [Read more...] about CanFASD New Webinar: Refreshing Our Conversations About Alcohol
September is FASD Awareness Month. Every day in September CanFASD and local FASD groups and Networks are spreading the word about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). CanFASD and many others will continue to share information about FASD throughout September and beyond in the hopes of bringing all Canadians together to address this … [Read more...] about Prevention Conversation: September is FASD Awareness Month