Suicide Attempts Among Adults With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Janet E. Huggins, Ph.D., Therese Grant, Ph.D., Kieran O’Malley, M.B., D.A.B.P.N. & Ann P. Streissguth, Ph.D. from the Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington have published an article on the risks of suicide among persons with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in the APRIL/MAY/JUNE 2008 (VOLUME 11 - NUMBER 2) edition of Mental Health Aspects of Developmental Disabilities.

Expectant Moms: Take a Pregnant Pause!

Mother"s Day will be celebrated on Sunday, May 11 this year.  To give greater emphasis to the importance for women to abstain from drinking or taking drugs during pregnancy, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has declared the entire week, beginning on Mother"s Day and continuing through May 17, 2008 to be   You can find out more about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and other Drug Related Birth Defects by visiting SAMHSA"s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.