Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Source: Youtube

Recovering Hope is an intimate and evocative video about the mothers and families of children who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). The video, created for viewing by women in recovery and their counselors, is divided into to half-hour episodes to allow time for discussion within a treatment session. Eight women tell poignant, memorable stories. They speak out about how alcohol use during pregnancy affected their children, how they are learning effective new ways to parent, and how they are recovering hope for the future. Six researchers and clinicians support these stories by explaining the physical, mental, behavioral and learning disabilities associated with FASD and discussing evaluation and intervention services

 

For more information: SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ 1-800-662-HELP (English & Español) 1-800-487-4889 (TDD)

2. National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/ 800) 729-6686 TDD: (800) 487-4889 Español: (877) 767-8432

3. SAMHSA’s FASD Center for Excellence http://www.fasdcenter.samhsa.gov/ 1-866-STOPFAS (786-7327)

4. The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) http://www.otispregnancy.org National Toll-Free Number, (866) 626-OTIS, or (866) 626-6847 En Español, llame gratis al (866) 626-6847 y oprime el 1

5. The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) http://www.nofas.org/default.aspx (202) 785-4585, +1 (800) 66NOFAS

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