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Bring NineZero into your own Backyard – Part 2

A while ago I shared about having a House Party to have people over and share about the message of NineZero. Here are some other things you can do in your own backyard. Get your local faith based groups aware and apart of the NineZero message.  Volunteer time at Arc...

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Bring NineZero into your own Backyard

Sometimes I am asked, “where do I begin?” “How do I become apart of the NineZero Project?” My first thought is your own backyard. That may mean literal – your neighbours or it may mean your family or friends or school. My first suggestions is to throw a house party...

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Warm Bevie

Riverside, CA – The Arc of Riverside, a nonprofit agency that began the NineZero Project three years ago as a way to spread the word about the number one cause of intellectual and other developmental disabilities in the United States – prenatal exposure to alcohol...

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Student Activist Guide

Ways to help you help your friends and school learn the NineZero message: “Nine months, Zero alcohol.”   #1 – Create a NineZero Club – and here are activities you can do!   The club can be the organisers and ones responsible for teaching and training...

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Holiday Indulgence

This is a letter the NineZero Team received from a mother: “Well, let’s see. Where can I begin? Perhaps the best place to start is when I decided to celebrate the Christmas holidays with my family and friends: exchanging gifts, over eating, singing carols, and...

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NineZero Games Reflection

From a student attending the NineZero Games FASD Conference. “Nine months, Zero alcohol was introduced to me as an option for 20 points extra credit. To my surprise the conference was very eye opening. I always felt that drinking alcohol during pregnancy should never...

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Denial and FASD

I meet many young women who do not realise they are pregnant until the second or third trimester. For some it is because of years of inconsistent menstrual cycles; however for most, it is the reality of denial. Not wanting to admit that they are pregnant. Denial can...

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