What You Need to Know: How Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Co-Occur With Mental Illness

This fact sheet provides definitions of FASD and co-occurring disorders and outlines the risks of failure to recognize FASD in persons with co-occurring mental illness.


What You Need To Know: Preventing FASD Healthy Women, Healthy Babies

Alcohol abuse is a serious public health concern. Did you know that alcohol can harm a fetus at any point in its developent, often beofre a women knows she's pregnant?


What You Need To Know: The Physical Effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Alcohol is a teratogen, a substance that can harm a fetus. When a pregnant women drinks alcohol, it passes through her blood and enters the fetus through the placenta. Its harmful effects may be seen in virtually every part of the fetus, including the brain, face, liver, kidneys, eyes, and bones. These effects can affect a person's health for a lifetime.


What's the problem with alcohol and other drugs at college

A 2006 study1 of college freshmen found that the features students considered most important in choosing a college were its reputation and the job opportunities its graduates received. So, among other considerations, students may want to consider how a reputation for being a モparty schoolヤ might be viewed by future employers.


When a Loved One Dies Coping with Grief

Of the many trials you may confront in life, none is perhaps more difficult and challenging than being faced with a personal loss, whether that of a spouse or partner, a family member or close friend. How you deal with grief and move toward recovery depends on many things that are truly unique to your situation.


When Fear Overwhelms: Panic Disorder - Pamphlet

An easy-to-read booklet on Panic Disorder that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.


When Fear Overwhelms: Panic Disorder - Pamphlet (Spanish)

An easy-to-read brochure on panic disorder that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.


When it Comes to Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, Parents Need Education as Well - Fact Sheet

Explains about the signs and symptoms of prescription drug abuse.


When It's Not Your Kid, How Do You Deal With Drug and Alcohol Use?

This brochure is meant for adults who serve as role models and mentors for youth.


When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - Booklet

An easy-to-read booklet on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.


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