What’s Happening at MOFAS

Action Alert – Call your reps to support FASD prevention grants

Please call, email or meet with your legislators, especially if they are a conference committee member listed below. Thank them for their support of the FASD prevention grants. This program would expand support for pregnant women and moms in recovery and their young children. If you don’t know who represents you, you can look them […]

February 2017, Vol 2 – See for yourself

FASD Day at the Capitol is our day to encourage our legislators to improve the quality of life for our community! Watch this video and see for yourself who showed up, stood up, and spoke up for the FASD community.

February 2017, Vol 1 – We’re changing one word

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome E-Newsletter, February 2017, Vol. 1 About MOFAS Public Policy Contact Us Order Materials Donate One Word One of the top legislative priorities for MOFAS this year is to change just one word. Our goal is simple: We want to pass legislation that removes the word “congenital” from the definition […]

January 2017, Vol 2 – Have you heard about all the great stuff we have going on?

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome E-Newsletter, January 2017, Vol. 2 About MOFAS Public Policy Contact Us Order Materials Donate You’re invited It’s that time of year again. We have some very important legislative priorities and we’ll need your help to spread the word to your legislators. That’s right, you’re invited to the 2017 FASD […]

January 2017, Vol 1 – Kicking off the new year for everyone

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome E-Newsletter, January 2017, Vol. 1 About MOFAS Public Policy Contact Us Order Materials Donate Two Events – Youth Leadership Adventure & Parents Retreat Youth: What does it take to become a leader? Join us for a day of adventure, team building, and leadership. We will learn skills to make […]

MOFAS Opposes Criminalizing Alcohol Use by Pregnant Women

The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS), along with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, American Public Health Association, American Nurses Association, March of Dimes, National Perinatal Association and the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS), opposes criminal penalties for pregnant women who drink. MOFAS […]

MOFAS Supports Planned Pregnancies

A healthy baby starts with a healthy, intended pregnancy. The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) supports increasing the proportion of women who plan their pregnancies and engage in healthy behaviors before becoming pregnant to reduce the incidence of prenatal alcohol exposure. Link between unintended pregnancies and FASD prevention Unintended pregnancy is a widespread […]

MOFAS and Human Rights

The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) recommends a human rights-based response serve as the foundation to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) to promote and protect the rights of individuals with an FASD. This position statement on human rights reflects the principles under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations […]

Exhibitor Terms and Conditions

Exhibitor Terms and Conditions for the 6th Annual FASD Matters Conference: Bridging the Gap From Research to Practice

It’s Mocktail Party Time

We encourage women to not drink during pregnancy and you can help support them by having fun mocktails at your next event.

2017 FASD Matters Conference – Exhibitor Booth

Reach over 350 attendees that will include consumers, service providers in health/mental health, and professionals in the field of addictions, justice, education, adoption, child welfare, vocational rehab, occupational therapists, law enforcement, private/public funders, researchers and others interested in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Exhibitor booth package includes: 8′ x 10′ booth space One skirted 8′ table […]

FASD Day at the Capitol Factsheets

Brain Injury Definition Expansion The Reality Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a medical condition that encompasses a range of conditions caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. It is a lifelong condition and there is currently no cure for the condition. The most adverse outcome of prenatal alcohol exposure is the impact on the developing brain […]

Action Alert: Contact Your U.S. House Member to Oppose Drastic Cuts to Medicaid

Contact your U.S. House member this week between Feb. 20-26, 2017: Oppose Drastic Cuts to Medicaid that will be devastating for Minnesotans. Why is this so urgent now? It is anticipated that the week of February 27th, the United States House of Representatives will introduce a plan to drastically reduce Medicaid funding to states as part […]

Self-Care Tip Series

In honor of National Caregiver’s Day, we’re spotlighting caregivers this week! Learn all about our self-care tips for your caregiver needs.

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