Saturday, September 10, 2011

Arkansas recognizes Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness

Arkansas - Arkansas recognizes September 9th as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day. A “Minute of Reflection” was celebrated at 9:09 am all across the state. This day is chosen each year on the ninth day of the ninth month to represent nine months of pregnancy a woman should abstain from drinking alcohol. You are asked to ring a bell or get your church or organization to ring bells at the precise time so that the message can be heard around the world during this international campaign. The proclamation is a joint effort with Arkansas Department of Human Services and the Division of Children and Family Services, to create awareness for the lifelong effects and high cost caused by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome disorders.  More

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