Weekly Virtual Meeting: Recovering Mothers Anonymous

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events, Women's Health

Being able to connect with others who are walking a similar path can be helpful. Recovering Mothers Anonymous (RMA) supports women that have the shared lived experience of using alcohol or other substances during their pregnancy, which may have impacted their child’s health and development. Recovering Mothers Anonymous meets virtually every Thursday at 7:30pm ET. Learn More, HERE!

Learn More About Trends in Alcohol Consumption, Policy and the Pandemic.

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events, Women's Health

Please join NABCA on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 2 p.m. EST for the webinar, Trends in Alcohol Consumption, Policy and the Pandemic. Presenters are Dr. Aaron White, PhD, Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director and Chief of the Epidemiology and Biometry Branch at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and Dr. Timothy Naimi, MD, MPH, Director, … Read More

Upcoming Podcast You Don’t Want to Miss!

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events

NCFASD Informed have the following upcoming podcasts in recognition of FASD Awareness Month. To learn more on how to access these podcast, click HERE! * September 15 Delaney Kay, Adult diagnosed this spring * September 22 Nate Sheets, Oregon Behavior Consultation, FASD Specialist * September 29 Lisa Nesbitt, NC Disability Rights

Participate in FASDinNC’s Webinar Series in Recognition of FASD Awareness Month!

Amy HendricksFamilies, Health Care Professionals, News & Events, Women's Health

September 9th is celebrated annually as International FASD Awareness Day to promote education and awareness efforts on FASD. More recently, the month of September has been designated as FASD Awareness Month. FASD is preventable by abstaining from alcohol while pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Despite myths and misconceptions, there is no “safe” amount of alcohol, nor is there a … Read More

The Role of Stress, Trauma, and Negative Affect in Alcohol Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorder in Women

Amy HendricksHealth Care Professionals, Women's Health

Recent evidence indicates that the United States is facing a public health crisis of alcohol misuse and alcohol use disorder (AUD), which has been fueled in part by dramatic rises in binge and heavy drinking and prevalence of AUD in women. Historically, alcohol misuse and AUD have been more prevalent in men than in women. However, recent evidence on data … Read More