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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Stay strong and healthy story book (2012)

Author

NSW Health

Publisher

NSW Health

City

Sydney

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This booklet tells the story of a young Aboriginal woman who gets pregnant, and the healthy choices she and her partner make. The story discusses the risks of alcohol and other drug consumption during pregnancy, including Fetal alcohol syndrome disorders (FASD), as well as the potential challenges of dealing with a mental illness.

The booklet is part of a suite of health promotion resources for the Stay strong and healthy - it's worth it campaign.

Abstract adapted from New South Wales Alcohol and Drug Information Service

When to use this resource

The booklet is useful for health workers talking through drug and alcohol issues during pregnancy with clients.

Contact details

New South Wales Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Metropolitan
Ph: (02) 9361 8000
Rural and Regional
Ph: 1800 422 599
Email: drugaction@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 4 June 2014
 
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