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Mental Health Trust Authority

The purpose of the Trust's statewide multimedia campaign is to raise awareness about FASD and its lifelong effects, and to motivate women to know their pregnancy status before consuming alcohol. The intent is to inform, move, and motivate Alaskans in an effort to prevent occurrences of FASD in Alaska.

Alaska FASD Partnership

The mission of the Alaska FASD Partnership is to promote awareness, prevention, and effective life-long interventions for those affected by prenatal exposure to alcohol and their families.

Division of Behavioral Health

The mission of the Alaska Division of Behavioral Health's section of Prevention and Early Intervention Service FASD Program is to prevent all alcohol-related birth defects and to improve the delivery of services to those individuals already affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

NOFAS State Resources for Alaska

The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) has compiled a list of state resources for Alaska.

FASD Family Support Resources

Stone Soup Group supports families of chidlren affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. They offer specialized parent navigation, classes, and trainings.

8 Magic Keys

This is a short twenty minute animated video produced by the Anchorage School District that introduces the topic of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). It demonstrates key strategies that have been proven to help students who experience brain-based disorders become more successful in school and in life. Scenarios depicted in this video represent both secondary and elementary situations. Join Mario as he talks about what it is like to live with FASD.

FAS Alaska

Fetal Alcohol Consultation and Training Services, Director Deb Evensen, focusing on information on FASDs, a term that includes Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE), Alcohol Related Birth Defects (ARBD), and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ARND, with a focus on intervention techniques for educators.

​FAS Stars

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome support, training, advocacy, and resources for parents and professionals.

How to Help Someone with an FASD

Because of the nature of their disability, individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) have very specific needs. CPI’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training program is relevant for those supporting individuals with FASD, and there are specific considerations and possible adaptations for making your training as applicable as possible to this very unique group.

 

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