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September 09, 2019

Drug and Alcohol Secretary Joins Legislators, Stakeholders

Today, Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jennifer Smith was joined by the Department of Human Services, Rep. Tom Murt, individuals impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and advocates to raise awareness and discuss prevention of the disorder.



<a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_001.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, left, and State Rep Karen Boback, right, smile as Jean Searle, a self-advocate for Disability Rights Pennsylvania, hugs State Rep Thomas P. Murt, during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_002.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, speaks as Dr, Renee Turchi, medical professional at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, listens during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_003.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, speaks during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_004.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, left, listens as Jean Searle, a self-advocate for Disability Rights Pennsylvania, speaks during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_005.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, speaks during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_006.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Magnets and pens are pictured on  International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_007.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, left, listens as Dr, Renee Turchi, medical professional at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, speaks during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_008.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>State Rep Thomas P. Murt, speaks during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_009.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Dr, Renee Turchi, medical professional at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, left, and Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, center, listen as Jean Searle, a self-advocate for Disability Rights Pennsylvania, speaks during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_010.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Lyn Becker, of York, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder activist and educator, listens during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_011.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>State Rep Karen Boback, right, speaks as  Jean Searle, a self-advocate for Disability Rights Pennsylvania, center, and State Rep Thomas P. Murt listen during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_012.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>A button worn by Lyn Becker, of York, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) activist and educator, is pictured during a press conference observing International FASD awareness day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_013.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, speaks as Dr, Renee Turchi, medical professional at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, left, and State Rep Karen Boback, center, listen during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17407_DDAP_FASD_Awareness_Day_NK_014.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>State Rep Thomas P. Murt speaks as Jean Searle, a self-advocate for Disability Rights Pennsylvania, right, and Jennifer Smith, Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs, center, listen during a press conference observing International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day inside the Capitol rotunda on Monday, September 9, 2019.