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.

Kentucky Governor to Spend $34M to Help Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders

“Those on the frontline of treating addiction are hopeful more pregnant women will be able to receive treatment under Gov. Matt Bevin’s new proposal. Bevin vowed to spend an additional $34 million to help alleviate the opioid epidemic; the funding will specifically impact pregnant women with substance use disorders.” -Read more

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are hidden crisis

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Indiana NOFAS' director Susan Ellsworth. It ran in the Anderson Herald Bulletin on Jan 19th and in the Indy Star on Jan 21st. While the country is buzzing about the opioid crisis, there is another often missed epidemic: fetal alcohol spectrumRead more

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

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