Thinking About FASD Month in 2021

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FASD Month is just around the corner! Held every year during the month of September, FASD Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness about FASD and the potential impacts of alcohol use during pregnancy and to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of those with FASD.

International Self Care Day

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International Self-Care Day is celebrated annually on July 24th. It is a reminder for individuals to look after their own health and to encourage people to practice self-care and made lifelong habits.   Self-Care for Caregivers Caregivers of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) experience significantly high levels of stress. Stress can be extremely detrimental to our health and … Read More

AccessAbility Week 2021

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Did you know that May 30 to June 5, 2021, is National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) in Canada? It is celebrated every year to honour the valuable contributions and accomplishments of Canadians with disabilities.

International Nurses Day 2021

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Nurses are some of the first health care workers we interact with when seeking treatment. Nurses and other frontline workers play a vital role in making sure we get the care that we need and that we’re treated with dignity and respect.

5 Tips for Those Going Dry this January

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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.