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FASD State Coordinator (NAFSC Member)

Grace Kollieshua, MSW, LSW
Chief, Bureau of Children and Families
Office of Prevention & Wellness
Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
30 E. Broad St, 8th Fl.
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-466-6386

FASD State Task Force

Ohio FASD State Steering Committee
Chair: Vacant

FASD State Website Exit Disclaimer Graphic

FASD State Plan

Ohio State Plan PDF Icon

FASD State Resources

Regional Comprehensive Genetic Program of Ohio

The Ohio Department of Health Regional Comprehensive Genetic Program helps people learn about birth defects and genetic (inherited) disorders. The program also helps people who have these disorders access information about treatment and services. The State has six regional centers.

NOFAS Ohio Affiliate

Double ARC/NOFAS Ohio serves children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and their families through education, intervention, and advocacy. Double ARC provides a Parent Support Group, workshops and trainings on FASD topics for a variety of health, education, and social service audiences, educational consultation, and advocacy. Double ARC’s multidisciplinary team, trained by Dr. Sterling Clarren, provides assessment, diagnosis, and service plans.

Double ARC/NOFAS Ohio
3837 Secor Road
Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: 419-479-3060
Fax: 419-724-1372
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Sr. Suzette Fisher, Director of Client Services

Sr. Mary Sartor, Director of Education

Community Coalitions

Women's gender-specific programs and county task forces are addressing the issues of FASD across the State. For additional information, contact Melinda Norman (E-mail:

FASD Awareness Day Proclamation

2015 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon
2013 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon
2011 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon
2010 FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon

Legislative Information:

Bill Number Category Introduced Description Status

HB119 Exit Disclaimer Graphic



Appropriation of $327,500 for "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder" within the Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.

Effective 06/30/2007