Living with FASD

Stop labeling babies as ‘born addicted’ — it stigmatizes them and is inaccurate

Stop labeling babies as ‘born addicted’ — it stigmatizes them and is inaccurate
© Photodisc/Thinkstock On June 12, 2018, the Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare and Medicaid, passed the Helping to End Addiction and Lessen (HEAL) Substance Use Disorder Act. As U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) explains on his web site, this act will be included as part of an opioid-related package of bills thatRead more

Children of the Opioid Epidemic

Children of the Opioid Epidemic
It was not until her third month of feeling unwell, in the fall of 2016, that Alicia thought to take an at-home pregnancy test. Until then, she assumed her fatigue and nausea were withdrawal symptoms from the Percocets she’d been dependent upon since the year before. “When some days you don’tRead more

One of Milwaukee’s Most Decorated Athletes Lives with FASD

One of Milwaukee’s Most Decorated Athletes Lives with FASD
Despite being born with fetal alcohol syndrome to a mother with drug problems, Cindy Bentley lives the life she wants to live.  It's late afternoon, and the shadows from a stand of trees across the street seem to surge across the soccer field. The team on the field, the North Suburban SpecialRead more

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