CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2014 Alberta Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Conference

The Government of Alberta is issuing a call for Abstracts for the upcoming Alberta FASD Conference to be held in October.  If you are interested

Alcohol and Pregnancy: A Conversation Worth Having

While sitting at our booth during the Health Expo at Alberta Health on Wednesday I became acutely aware that people are uncomfortable talking about alcohol

Meet Julie Strome – FASD Community Educator

It all began on a rainy day at the Lloydminster (SASK) hospital in 1978…(just kidding)   I am currently the FASD Community Educator with the Bissell Centre.

It’s safest not to drink during pregnancy. What does this mean?

There is no threshold of alcohol use in pregnancy that has been definitively proven safe.  Exposure to alcohol at any time in a pregnancy can

An End to Alphabet Soup: FASD and Changes in the DSM5

Individuals affected by exposure to alcohol have a diagnostic code in the DSM 5.  Read more at: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/aristotles-child/201403/end-alphabet-soup-fasd-and-changes-in-the-dsm5?quicktabs_5=1  

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