Links to Other Websites
March of Dimes
March of Dimes is a national nonprofit organization fighting for the health of all moms and babies. Through research programs for consumers and healthcare professionals, education, and advocacy, March of Dimes addresses issues such as prematurity, low birthweight, birth defects, and much more. They provide a health library with fact sheets on a variety of subjects, including FASDs and the risks of drinking during pregnancy. March of Dimes launched Beyond Labels, an interactive website focused on the ways stigma can affect the health care and support women seek and receive, including those who are pregnant. It also offers tips on what healthcare professionals can do to reduce stigma in their workplaces or communities, and includes a module specific to the stigma associated with substance use disorder and pregnancy.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. This website includes publications and information, such as the Drinking and Your Pregnancy brochure, which is available both in English and Spanish.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA supports more than 85% of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA-supported science addresses fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse. This website offers publications, research, training, and resources related to drug abuse and addiction.
FASD United (formerly NOFAS)
FASD United strives to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy through primary prevention, advocacy, and support, and has information and resources for educators, families, and pregnant women. They also maintain a National and State Resource Directory.
Through a partnership with CDC, FASD United (formerly under NOFAS) developed a school-based K-12 FASD Education and Prevention Curriculum for teachers to implement with students.
SAMHSA Store – Publications Ordering System
This is a service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It contains links to current alcohol- and drug-related information, including publications on FASDs, as well as research and statistics, online forums, and related resources.
State Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Your children may be eligible for free or low-cost health insurance. Every state in the nation has a health insurance program for infants, children, and teens from working families.
» Phone: 1-877-KIDS-NOW
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
This Locator, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), helps people find drug and alcohol treatment programs in their area.