Author Archives: Candice Besson

3 Easy Ways to Support Join Together

Join Together has been the nation’s leader in providing free, high-quality addiction prevention and treatment information to communities nationwide for more than 20 years. Your loyal support ensures that we can continue to deliver this valuable service, but we need your help. …

Major League Baseball and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Present Third Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to Exemplary Youth Coach and Teen Athlete

L-R: L.A. Angels of Anaheim’s C.J. Wilson, Student-Athlete Abby Martinen, Coach Tom Vicini and MLB’s Tom Brasuell. Photo Credit: Joshua Wong Photography ~Tom Vicini of Lynch, Kentucky and Abby Martinen of Dover, New Hampshire are Honored~ New York, NY (December …

Enter the Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards Contest

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities, invites you to nominate extraordinary youth coaches and student athletes (or yourself) for our fifth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards! Learn more> …

Top 10 Join Together Features of the Summer

In case you missed any of our thought-provoking columns this summer, from individuals such as Rep. Mary Bono Mack of California, Dr. Stuart Gitlow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Sharon Stanliff of the Harm Reduction Coalition and other industry experts, please find our top 10 features of the summer here. …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Announce 2012 Teens! Make Music Contest

Original Song and Music Video Competition Part of National Drug Facts Week New York, NY (August 16, 2012) – Today marks the launch of the third annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens! Make Music Contest. Announced by The Partnership at …

Local Advocate Cycles to Raise Awareness of Substance Abuse

We are grateful for Andy Blasquez’s participation in the Sonoma Echelon Gran Fondo cycling event last month to benefit The Partnership at Drugfree.org. Andy completed 75 miles in the California-based bike tour to help support our vision to ensure young …

Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Third Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards

New York, NY (May 8, 2012) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the third annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards …

Listen in! Telephone Seminar: Parents of Teens Struggling With Addiction Also Need Support

CIGNA and The Partnership at Drugfree.org are hosting a monthly series of telephone seminars that will help you better understand today’s changing landscape of substance abuse. The seminars are free and there is no registration required. They’re open to any …

Letter From the Editor: Thank You

I am grateful you are part of the Join Together community as we celebrate our first anniversary. …