Caring for YOU, the Caregiver

Taking care of someone with a mental illness can be rewarding and challenging. It is important to take care of yourself FIRST so you can

KnowFASD: Sexual Behaviours

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Individuals with prenatal alcohol exposure tend to show increased behaviour problems compared to their peers, including sexually inappropriate behaviours. These behaviours

Research Participants Needed: Mental Health and Brain Alterations in Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Click here to download the research postcard! This study will investigate the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and postnatal adversity on children’s brain structure, physical

Mental Health and FASD- Still Fighting for a Future: Exploring 15 Years of Progress on FASD in Canada

Fighting for a Future-2004 and Are we still fighting for a future-2019 The first ‘Fighting for a Future’ Symposium held in 2004 identified six areas

CanFASD Article Summary: The Implementation of the 2012 Mental Health Strategy for Canada Through the Lens of FASD

Background Approximately 94% of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) experience mental health problems. Unfortunately, mental health disorders among individuals with FASD often go

KnowFASD: Sensory Difficulties

HOW DOES FASD AFFECT THIS AREA? Children with FASD may have problems processing sensory information. A child might be overly stimulated by their environment (hypersensitive) or

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