Ask your Member of Parliament to support a National FASD Strategy this September.
CanFASD meets with Minister of Mental Health and Addictions
CanFASD had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, as well as members of her staff and senior staff from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the need for a National FASD Strategy.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada continues to ignore individuals with FASD
New suicide fact sheets have just been released by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) that focus on suicide prevention among groups who may be at increased risk. But a group of individuals at extraordinarily high risk of suicide is missing from the conversation: those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
CanFASD’s Submission to the Study on Children’s Health
A month ago, CanFASD made a submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA) to recognize and address FASD for their children’s health study.
CanFASD Federal Budget Submission 2022
We know FASD is a national concern. We need a national response to address this disability that improves supports and services for those with FASD, those who are pregnant, and their support systems. Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to push for a National FASD Strategy. We’ve met with several government representatives, many of … Read More
FASD Advocates Criticize SNL for Inappropriate Sketch
Unfortunately, not all news we get to share is good news. Over the weekend, NBC’s Saturday Night Live published an inappropriate sketch featuring a character with prenatal alcohol exposure.
It’s Time for a National FASD Strategy
FASD is a lifelong disability that affects the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol. Due to the complexity of this disability and the disproportionate impacts it has on various populations, individuals with FASD are struggling. It’s time for a National FASD Strategy.
FASD and the 2021 Federal Election
The federal election is fast approaching and candidates are campaigning for your vote. There are many social, political, and environmental issues that are currently impacting Canada and it can be difficult to choose the right candidate.
Help us get FASD on the radar this election
The writ has dropped which means there is a Federal Election on the way. Candidates are campaigning fiercely for your vote, and it is important that they know that Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a priority for you.