History

1991 – CDC funded a Disability Prevention Program at Department of Health.
1994-1995 – Requested $300,000 state funding for FAS prevention program. State Coordinator position.
1996 – Legislative appropriation to Disability Prevention Program of $100,000 per year for an FAS Prevention Program. State Coordinator position. Statewide RFP, contract awarded to University of New Mexico, Center for Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA).
1999 – Created Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Foundation.
2008 – FAS Prevention Program is now under the Office of School Health NMDOH.
2010 – Funding provided by Department/Behavioral Health Services Division through the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

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