Policy Action Paper: Toward a Standard Definition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada

Language is a powerful tool which has been used to celebrate people, but also alienate populations of people. Individuals with disabilities have been faced with

Opinion: Where is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the 2019 Federal Budget?

Support to FASD missing in federal budget Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a major public health issue in Canada, affecting four per cent of

CanFASD Article Summary: Prevalence and characteristics of adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in corrections: a Canadian case ascertainment study

Individuals with FASD are overrepresented in criminal justice settings, but there is currently little evidence to describe prevalence rates. The study summarized below estimated the

News: Canadian children have high rates of mental illness, poverty and mortality: National study

A new report issued Tuesday highlights alarming statistics regarding the mental, physical and emotional health of Canadian children. The report, titled Raising Canada, was released

Global News: First of its kind database aims to reveal how FASD affects Canadians

By David Baxter Reporter  Global News The Canada FASD Research Network has developed a first of its kind database to track the disorder. Saskatchewan, like other

SUBSTANCE USE AFFECTS MORE THAN CANADIANS’ HEALTH. IT ALSO HAS A BIG IMPACT ON OUR ECONOMY.

In a new study by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research, it is estimated that

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