National Post (Apr 2019) ‘Canadian study identifies five most vulnerable groups for FASD’. The study identified five high-prevalence groups: children in care; people in correctional service custody; people in special education services; people using specialized services for developmental disabilities or psychiatric care; and Indigenous populations.
Cam Yoos (29 Apr 2019) ‘The Watch will benefit downtown.’ The training covered many areas to provide The Watch volunteers with skills to interact with citizens on the streets of Lethbridge. The topics included dealing with persons with mental-health challenges, Indigenous awareness, the resources available through the City of Lethbridge, suicide awareness and dealing with […]
Vanessa Hvartin (Apr 2019) ‘Prenatal exposure to alcohol affects a million Canadians. Why it’s time to start tackling our hidden drinking problem’. National Post
CanFASD Research Network (20 March 2019) ‘A Systematic and Person-Centered Harmonizing Framework for Housing Individuals with FASD.’
Biophotonics World (March 8 2019) ‘Vasculature changes in the fetal brain due to prenatal alcohol exposure.’
Omkaram Gangisetty, Rajita Sinha & Dipak K. Sarkar ‘Hypermethylation of Proopiomelanocortin and Period 2 Genes in Blood Are Associated with Greater Subjective and Behavioral Motivation for Alcohol in Humans’. Alcoholism Clinical & Experimental Research
Jacqueline Pei, Elizabeth Carlson, Melissa Tremblay & Cheryl Poth (20 Feb 2019) ‘Exploring the contributions and suitability of relational and community‐centered fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) prevention work in First Nation communities.’ Conclusion: Relational, trauma‐informed, and community‐centered FASD prevention programming was perceived to have positive impacts and be well suited for use within Indigenous communities […]
Samantha Louise Wiendels (2019) ‘Adolescents with FASD: Education-Based Strategies for Social Skills Development’. The University of Western Ontario. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree in Master of Arts
CTV News (March 4 2019) ‘Studies suggest link between drinking during pregnancy, child mental health issues’.
Mary Ward (Feb 26 2019) ‘Mothers return to pre-pregnancy drinking within five years: study’. Brisbane Times