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NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substances Abuse Services—www.oasas.ny.gov/fasd/index.cfm
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)— www.nofas.org NOFAS is committed to raising public awareness of FAS, and to developing and implementing innovative ideas in prevention, education, intervention, and advocacy in communities throughout the nation.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence—www.fascenter.samhsa.gov/index.cfm The FASD Center for Excellence is operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and serves as an information and resource center regarding FASD. The web site is designed to provide resources and information, to improve knowledge about FASD, and to promote best practices. It also offers information to individuals, families, and communities affected by FASD in an effort to improve quality of life.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders— www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fas CDC addresses fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) through the activities of its National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) The mission of the NCBDDD's FAS program is the prevention of FAS and other alcohol-related birth defects and developmental disabilities. Also check out "What Every Woman Should Know About Alchohol and Pregnancy".
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration—www.samhsa.gov
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information— http://ncadi.samhsa.gov is a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It contains links to current alcohol- and drug-related information including publications on FAS. It also contains research and statistics, as well as online forums and related resources.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)— www.niaaa.nih.gov supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. This site has publications and information including the brochure Drinking and Your Pregnancy, which is available both in English and Spanish.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)—www.nida.nih.gov supports over 85% of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA-supported science addresses the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse. This site offers publications, research, training, and resources related to drug abuse and addiction.
March of Dimes (MOD)—www.marchofdimes.com works to assure that babies are born healthy. Through research, outreach, education, and advocacy, MOD addresses issues such as prematurity, low birth weight, and birth defects. MOD provides a health library with fact sheets on a variety of subjects including FAS and the risks of drinking during pregnancy. This video by the March of Dimes, talks about how alcohol affects the developing fetus and suggests ways to give up alcohol during pregnancy.
The Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit (FADU)—http://depts.washington.edu/fadu is a research unit dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE). FADU's main goals are to conduct research on fetal alcohol and drug effects across the life span, to disseminate information, to provide consultation for persons of any age thought to be affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol, and to provide training in human behavioral teratology. This site has links to research projects and findings, a list of support groups worldwide, 4and a list of upcoming international FAS/FAE conferences, as well as other resources.
FAS FRI—/www.fetalalcoholsyndrome.org is a nonprofit organization that seeks to identify, understand, and care for individuals disabled by prenatal alcohol exposure and their families and to prevent future generations from having to live with this disability.
FAS Community Resource Center—www.come-over.to/FASCRC is a non-profit organization that provides support to families and works to raise public awareness to reduce the incidence of FASD.