Tom McIlroy (15 July 2020) Push on to strengthen pregnancy alcohol warnings. Financial Review
Victoria Laurie (17 July 2020) Label bid to limit foetal damage from alcohol. The Australian
Mirage News (15 July 2020) NAAA calls on Ministers to vote for a clear, visible and honest health warning on alcohol products. ‘The National Alliance for Action on Alcohol (NAAA) is calling on Ministers on the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation to put the health and wellbeing of children first by approving the most effective pregnancy health warning label on alcohol products when they meet on Friday’. Mirage News
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.