Substance Use and Treatment in FASD is a Level II online training course designed to support substance use and addictions professionals when treating individuals with FASD.
FASD Online Learning Opportunities this Holiday Season
In total over 30,000 people have taken our online courses, which is incredible. Here are a few course updates to share with you before the holiday season!
Substance Use Treatment with People with FASD
It is National Addictions Awareness Week. In celebration, we wanted to share a little bit about a project we are working on to improve substance use treatment in individuals with FASD.
New Webinar: Substance Use and Treatment
On November 18, 2022 at 1:00pm EST, join us for a webinar on Substance Use and Treatment in FASD Populations.
New FASD Resource for Substance Use and Addictions Professionals
With rates of substance use hospitalizations and overdoses increasing, addictions professionals are more valuable than ever. We published a guide for addictions professionals with evidence-based practices to support people with FASD who are in treatment for substance use.
National Addictions Awareness Week 2021
Substance use is a complex issue that requires a wide range of perspectives and a collective effort. Everyone needs to work together towards a healthy future for people who use substances.
Volunteers Needed for a Research Study on Substance Use and Addiction
The University of Alberta is currently conducting a research study on substance use and addiction treatment for adults who have or may have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Participants needed for adults with FASD and cannabis survey
Some people with FASD use pot (also known as marijuana, weed, cannabis) to help them with their health problems. Researchers think that adults with FASD might use pot more often than other adults, but they don’t know much about it.
Article Summary #9: Comorbid Mental Health Challenges in Adults with FASD
This Article Summary is part of our new CanFASD Connect Top Articles Summary Series. Over the next several months, we will be bringing you summaries of all the recent research papers from our list of the Top FASD Articles of 2019. This is an overview of a recent research paper called Substance use, comorbid psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts in … Read More
Language Matters: National Addictions Awareness Week
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
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