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Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: The Latest News

We’re here to provide a personal perspective, the latest recommendations, and the science-based facts about the risk of prenatal alcohol exposure.

We also maintain a Resource Directory of articles, research, training and other information. This directory also contains contact information for support services, programs and organizations related to FASD including health care providers and clinics.

NOFAS Opposes Criminalizing Alcohol Use by Pregnant Women

NOFAS opposes any law or policy that would impose a criminal penalty on pregnant women for drinking alcohol. Alcohol use during pregnancy is a serious problem, yet criminalization is not a solution. (Note: Indiana NOFAS is an affiliate of NOFAS, the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome). Criminalizing alcohol use duringRead more

Opioid crisis spurs Erie hospitals to help addicted pregnant women

  These programs offer treatment, counseling and case management for pregnant women addicted to opioids. UPMC Hamot’s new Pregnancy Recovery Center looks a lot like the orthopedic office it is replacing on the third floor of 300 State St. The walls of the office’s waiting room remain covered with nauticalRead more

AAP Seeking Participants for Project SPEAK (Screening for Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol in Kids)

Project Overview Project SPEAK is a new a pilot project from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), designed to better understand how to improve screening for prenatal alcohol exposure in the clinical setting. The AAP seeks pediatric primary care practices interestedRead more

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Indiana NOFAS, Inc.
1431 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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