Reducing your alcohol consumption can have a big impact on your physical and mental health. For women who are pregnant or at risk for becoming pregnant, going alcohol-free is important for their health and that of their future child. Whether you are committing to reducing your alcohol consumption this January, or you are pregnant and going alcohol-free, here are five tips to help you achieve your goals.
December is upon us and with it comes all the excitement of the holiday season. Although our celebrations may look a little different this year, it is important that we continue to support those who are choosing not to drink. There is no safe time, no safe amount, and no safe type of alcohol to consume during pregnancy. The safest … Read More
“Realizing the rights of people with disabilities is not only a matter of justice; it is an investment in a common future” – The United Nations The goal of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is to raise awareness of disabilities and promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities in all aspects of life. In honour of … Read More
November 22 to 28 is National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). This year’s campaign, Change Begins with Me, focuses on ending the stigma surrounding substance use and encouraging everyone to be a part of stigma reduction. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), substance use, and stigma are all inherently connected, particularly for individuals with FASD and women who use substances during pregnancy. … Read More