Alcohol and Pregnancy Resources

The St. Louis Arc recognizes the following reputable organizations through which additional information on fetal alcohol exposure may be obtained. This list is not intended to be all inclusive, but rather designed to support the user in locating additional resources. If you are in need of more resources, or are having difficulty accessing any of these sites, please Contact Us.

The Arc of the United States of America
Resources on topics related to developmental disabilities including FASDs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Home Page
Comprehensive information on FASDs including surveillance, research, prevention, and intervention activities at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities in the area of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.  Site also contains FREE materials.

FAS Family Resource Institute
A non-profit who works to identify, understand and care for individuals affected by prenatal alcohol exposure and their families, and to prevent future incidence.

FASlink Fetal Alcohol Disorders Society
A Canadian federally incorporated non-profit organization designed to disseminate research and information and to provide support and communications.

Family Empowerment Network (FEN)
This Wisconsin-based national organization raises awareness, conducts education, participates in FASD research projects, provides technical assistance, and networks with families, family support groups, and providers.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Consultation, Education and Training Services, Inc. (FASCETS)
A private non-profit whose services are designed to increase understanding, build on strengths, expand options for developing effective parenting and professional techniques, enhance existing programs and support the development of new programs.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:  Support, Training, Advocacy, and Resources (FASSTAR)
Includes the FAS Community Resource Center designed to provide useful information, research, advocacy and fact sheets to families and providers.

Midwest Regional Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Training Center (MRFASTC)
A CDC funded Regional Training Center focused on disseminating the most current research and knowledge to health professionals, in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and management of FASDs.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A national nonprofit group dedicated to promoting awareness of FASDs and improving the quality of life of those affected.  This site provides advocacy information, intervention strategies, national/state directory of providers and support groups, and FREE materials.

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence
Comprehensive information on FASDs including research, prevention, intervention, national database, and FREE materials.