“A cross-sector group of 88 organizations from the mental health and substance misuse, public health and patient-advocacy sectors are jointly calling on the Trump Administration and Congress to address the immediate and long term mental health and substance misuse treatment needs of all Americans as part of their COVID-19 response. Such consideration is especially important as the anxiety and social … Read More
The Coronavirus has spawned a flurry of cancellations of so many activities in which our loved ones participate. Thus, they lose the lack of structure which is so comforting. Without routine, those affected by FASD may feel unsettled and have feelings of sadness, frustration, impatience, fear of the future, and trauma related feelings may raise their head. In times of … Read More
Let’s face it: challenges related to COVID-19 can be stressful. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has changed all our lives so dramatically that fear and anxiety may be starting to show itself. In these unsettling times, it’s only natural to turn to things that make us feel better in order to cope with the chaos that is surrounding us. People react … Read More
Double ARC Center for FASD wants to support YOU! Join us Monday 3/23 from 10:30-11:30 am EST You can join us from anywhere to get the support you need. All you need is a phone, or a computer, or a tablet. Using a computer or tablet or smart phone with a microphone and camera, you can see us and we will be … Read More
We understand that the current state of the world is very confusing and stressful. COVID-19 is a new virus and we are still trying to determine how it spreads, the severity of illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread. If you are pregnant, we also understand that might cause increased anxiety about all of the unknowns. Please … Read More
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Dr. Yasmin Senturias at the FASD Pre-Conference on March 12th, 2020! Dr. Senturias will be speaking about FASD Identification and Management. Register today!
Let the countdown begin! We are just one month away from The Arc of NC’s Rooted in Advocacy’s Pre-conference on March 12th. Register today to secure your seat for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Moving from Awareness to Action!
Have you ever wondered whether Kombucha is safe to consume while pregnant? To find out the answer, check out the blog by Lorrie Harris-Sagaribay, MPH with MotherToBaby North Carolina by clicking HERE!
“Manitoba, Canada’s court designed to help offenders with FASD is tripling the number of hearings for adults to deal with skyrocketing demand for the unique hearings they began offering less than a year ago. “The demand is very, very high,” said Judge Mary Kate Harvie.” – CBC News RELATED STORY: Adults Can’t Get Diagnosed With FASD in Manitoba, Which Keeps … Read More
Please join NOFAS and many other organizations for a Twitter Chat for Birth Defects Prevention Month! Join us on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm E.T. The chat is hosted by March of Dimes and will go over five things you can do to prevent birth defects. Join the conversation using the hashtag #Best4YouBest4Baby.