NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program
Fullerton Genetics Center partners with Western Highlands Network and the state Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services to provide leadership for FASD prevention efforts.
Some of the Center's goals include:
- Keeping up with research, best practices, and networking to increase understanding of issues surrounding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
- Providing education and materials to health care providers, addiction/substance abuse counselors, caregivers and allied health professionals.
- Serving as a resource for pregnancy exposures throughout North Carolina
If you have questions about alcohol use during pregnancy or wish to request training on FASD for your agency, please call the NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program at 800-532-6302.
Fullerton Genetics Center is an affiliate of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).
The NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program is also part of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Southeast FASD Regional Training Center.
As a part of this regional training center, we help implement trainings for health and allied health professionals and students using the CDC's FASDs curriculum for medical & allied health professionals.
Contact and More Information:
Fullerton Genetics Center
11 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Asheville, NC 28803
If you have questions about a harmful exposure during pregnancy, you can call the Pregnancy Exposure Riskline at 800-532-6302. This is a confidential, toll-free number for North Carolina residents.