FASD Awareness Day 2016

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Too Young to Drink:  Double ARC and Mercy College of Ohio working together to prevent FASD 

What:  International FASD Awareness Day September 9.  Local event September 8 to raise awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol in pregnancy

Who:  Double ARC and Mercy College of Ohio working together to prevent FASD

Why:  Interactive opportunity to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy as a prevention effort.

Activities include:

Noon-1:00 outside cafeteria floor 1

  • Contest to see who can pour a standard drink
  • Opportunity to join an international social media campaign through sending prevention messages
  • Selfie station where participants can take a selfie and send along with a prevention message: Too Young to Drink

1:00-2:00 in Jefferson Street lobby

  • Video filming of a prevention message
  • Selfie station as described above
  • Comparison display of amount of alcohol exposure on fetus if a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy

Who Should Attend:  Mercy Students and Faculty, the greater Toledo area

When: 9/8/16 noon-1:00 p.m.  cafeteria; 1:00-2:00 Jefferson St. Lobby

Where:

Mercy Family Physicians-Mercy Campus (former Mercy Hospital)
2200 Jefferson Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604
Cafeteria – Floor 1 (Noon-1:00)
Jefferson St. Lobby (1:00-2:00)