Vanessa Hvartin (Apr 2019) ‘A broken system’: Adoptive families say child welfare agencies are failing on FASD’. National Post
Anderson, T., Mela, M., & Stewart, M. (2017). Research: The Implementation of the 2012 Mental Health Strategy for Canada Through the Lens of FASD. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 36(4), 69-81. doi:10.7870/cjcmh-2017-031
Young E (Feb 8 2019) Kimberley report an ‘almost unparalleled’ chance to change: Telethon Kids Institute. WA Today
Szklarski C (Jan 23 2019) ‘Canada’s new food guide takes a tougher stance on alcohol.’ Globe and Mail “It’s sort of been the elephant in the corner of the room,” says University of Guelph nutrition professor David Ma, university research leadership chair and director of the Guelph Family Health Study.
Maloney M (6 November 2018) The Advocate. Read article here…
Public Health Agency of Canada (13 November 2018) News Release: New funding brings FASD training directly to communities. ‘$1.1 million over three years to help support Indigenous children who have, or may have, FASD as well as their families.’ Read more here…
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada released 94 Calls to Action on June 2, 2015 including Call to Action #33 and #34 which focuses on Fetal …Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (#FASD). The picture in the background of the graphic is THE BENTWOOD BOX: Carved by COAST SALISH ARTIST LUKE MARSTON, the TRC BENTWOOD BOX is a lasting tribute to all Indian Residential School Survivors.
Report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (14 August 2018): Read more here
‘Middle-aged Australians are the most likely to drink to excess, while young people are more prone to binge drinking. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) latest report released this week, also found that the majority of Australians aged 14 years and over consume alcohol. However, the proportion of people drinking in excess of lifetime and single occasion risk guidelines, falling since 2010, continues to decline.’ Drink Tank, FARE
Medical Xpress August 20, 2018, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Russell, V. (2018) Forensic Scholars Today – As a social problem and a consequence of the plethora of alcohol caused harms, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is characterised by complexity, ambiguity, and a lack of agreement on definition and solution.