Recovering Hope: Mothers Speak Out About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


Recovering Hope is an intimate and evocative video about the mothers and families of children who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). The video, created for viewing by women in recovery and their counselors, is divided into to half-hour episodes to allow time for discussion within a treatment session.

Eight women tell poignant, memorable stories. They speak out about how alcohol use during pregnancy affected their children, how they are learning effective new ways to parent, and how they are recovering hope for the future. Six researchers and clinicians support these stories by explaining the physical, mental, behavioral and learning disabilities associated with FASD and discussing evaluation and intervention services

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Format: DVD
Number of Discs: 1
Run Time: 60 Minutes
Publisher/Producer: SAMHSA
DVD Release Date: April 2009
Genre: Documentary

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