Hope RISING Clinic

Hope RISING Clinic is the only clinic in our region offering comprehensive services for prenatal substance exposure. Our goal is to reach every child and family in need.

The Challenge

Prenatal substance exposure affects four times as many children as autism spectrum disorder, yet resources and services to support this growing population are severely limited. As a division of Wonderland Child & Family Services, Hope RISING Clinic is changing the way our community addresses this silent epidemic.

1 in 10

children in the U.S. are born with prenatal substance exposure

#1

prenatal exposure to alcohol is #1 cause of intellectual disability

60%

of children with FASD experience trouble with the law by age 13

57K

students in Washington schools are estimated to have FASD

Prenatal Substance Exposure (PSE)

While a major cause of developmental disabilities, treatment for prenatal substance exposure remains widely unaddressed and underfunded due largely to stigma and shame. 10% of children born in the United States are affected by prenatal substance exposure, and prenatal alcohol exposure is widely considered under-identified, with some estimates as high as 20%. Hope RISING Clinic staff knows how to reach PSE-impacted children early and deliver support services that optimize their prospects for a healthy and productive life.

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The 2022 Season of Wonder has officially begun!

Wonderland staff, board, and community members are working together to raise critically needed funds to serve families. Join us in reaching more children in need.

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Meet Hope RISING Clinic clients Lauren and Preston

Lauren learned she was pregnant while incarcerated and in recovery from substance use disorder. Hope RISING Clinic providers work with Lauren and Preston to understand his prenatal substance exposure (PSE) and manage the challenges that come with it.

Donate during Season of Wonder to help us to serve more families like Lauren and Preston’s and your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000! 

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I would not have made it through the pandemic without Hope RISING Clinic. The therapists not only see what I see, they understand what’s causing the disability.” – Hope RISING Clinic parent

FASD Awareness & Action

FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders) is the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental and learning disability worldwide, but there is little awareness about the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and FASD remains an “invisible disability.”  Together, we can change that.

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Parenting in Recovery Support Group

Join mental health therapist, Jessi Crowley, for a weekly support group, specifically for parents in recovery. Participants should identify as being in recovery from alcohol or drug use and should be invested in exploring how this aspect of themselves relates to parenting.

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