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FASD Update on Increasing Awareness

11 Aug 2015 4:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Kia ora FANNZ

A few items to keep you up to speed as FASD Awareness Day on 9th September approaches.  What do you have planned? 

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To mark September 9th FASD Awareness Day, join with Alcohol Healthwatch and the University of Auckland Centre for Addiction Research at the FASD Research and Policy Forum.  RSVP is essential.  For further details and to register…

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FASD and Parenting Workshop

On September 10th those caring for a child, adolescent or adult with FASD are invited to attend an FASD Parenting Workshop in Albany Auckland. RSVP is essential. For registration details…

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FASD Seminars with UK’s Dr Carolyn Blackburn Seminars

On September 16th in Auckland and 17th in Hamilton Dr Blackburn will address the social and educational implications of prenatal exposure to alcohol and other substances.   Find out more...

http://www.positivepath.co.nz/blackburnseminar.html

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FASD and poor support discussed on National  Nine to Noon yesterday

Families and FASD experts want it to be classed as a disability so that services to diagnose and treat it, are better aligned and funded. The Radio NZ Nine to Noon National Programme, features caregivers with two fostered children with FASD and FASD consultant Dr Kerryn Bagley  

Listen to the 23 minute discussion…__

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Alcohol and pregnancy campaign discussed at GP conference

Watch the Interview on Youtube

To learn more about the HPA’s Don’t know? Don’t Drink’ Campaign go to www.alcoholpregnancy.org

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Justice for FASD

This Attitude Pictures MiniDoc aired on TV One last month   

Watch the full episode now!  http://attitudelive.com/documentary/justice-fasd


Ka kite ano

Christine Rogan

Health Promotion Advisor and FASD Project Coordinator

 

Level 1, 27 Gillies Ave, Newmarket, Auckland

*: P.O. Box 99407, Newmarket, Auckland 1149

(: (09) 520 7037 I christine@ahw.org.nz

:: www.ahw.org.nz  www.fan.org.nz


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