Toronto Star’s 2011 Atkinson Series on how women are driving a growth in alcohol consumption around the world
This month, the Toronto Star has been publishing a series of articles by 2011 Atkinson fellow, Ann Dowsett Johnston, on women and alcohol consumption. As part of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, Johnston spent a year researching and writing on the issue of women and alcohol.
- Her 15-year-old son couldn’t read and he couldn’t add. She knows she caused this. (Nov 22 2011) – A profile of NAT member, Janet Christie, who shares her experiences as a birth mother and work with the Moms Mentoring Moms program; check out the great interview on video (7 min)
- Better testing needed to diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, Canadian expert Sterling Clarren says (Nov 22 2011) – An interview with Sterling Clarren, Scientific Director of the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network; check out some of the work of the NAT on diagnostics.
- How much is too much when you’re pregnant? (Nov 23, 2011) – Some of the challenges of risk and communication in this area.