Report – Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the Northern Territory 2018–2024

Report – Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the Northern Territory 2018–2024

17 December 2018

This report details a whole-of-government strategy for addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the Northern Territory.

This report has been published by the Department of Health, Northern Territory.

This report details how the Northern Territory government will address FASD over the next six years, as part of a strategy that will deliver broad alcohol reforms aimed at reducing the demand, supply and harm caused by alcohol across the NT. The strategy anticipates that the initiatives targeting alcohol misuse will contribute to a reduction in the incidence of FASD in the Northern Territory. 

Priority areas of the national plan include: 

  1. Prevention
  2. Screening and diagnosis
  3. Support and management
  4. Populations at increased risk.

Access the full report via the Department of Health website.

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