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An international awareness campaign giving voice and support to those affected by prenatal alcohol exposure.

September 9th is International FASD Awareness Day

The 9th day of the 9th month recognises the importance of staying alcohol-free throughout the 9 months of pregnancy. Community events throughout the month of September provide opportunities to raise awareness about FASD and the risks of prenatal alcohol exposure, to support pregnant women and families, and to share this prevention message around the world.  READ MORE about the history of International FASD Awareness Day.

Join NOFASD in a FREE Introduction to FASD webinar on September the 9th. For more information and to register CLICK HERE

The Essential Bridge

linking those with lived experience with researchers and clinicians.

Speak with someone 🙂

Do you have questions about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Would you like to speak to someone confidentially?

Australian Foundations in FASD Online Course

NOFASD with the permission of and in partnership with CanFASD, have now launched the Australian Foundations in FASD online course. This course is an evidence-based, interactive online learning resource, consisting of 7 individual modules. The modules take around 20 minutes each and upon course completion, a downloadable certificate of completion is produced.

Opening doors into FASD awareness.

Alcohol & Pregnancy

What is FASD? What is a safe amount to drink? and Related Resources
Open

Parents, Carers & Families

Characteristics, Behaviours, Diagnosis, Management and Support
Open

Service Providers

Health, Community Services, Education, Criminal Justice and the National FASD Action Plan
Open

Education & Training

Parents & Carers, Service Providers, School Communities, Webinars & Online Courses
Open

What is FASD?

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the term used to describe the lifelong physical and/or neurodevelopmental impairments that can result from fetal alcohol exposure. FASD is a condition that is an outcome of parents either not being aware of the dangers of alcohol use when pregnant or planning a pregnancy, or not being supported to stay healthy and strong during pregnancy.

Updated NHMRC Guidelines

Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol

NOFASD acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to the land, water and community. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

Supporting the cause!

Amazing organisations and people continue their support. Thank you to:

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