Author Archives: Candice Besson

Podcast: Teen Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medicine Abuse

Did you know that one in five teens has used a prescription drug not prescribed to them by a doctor?* September’s podcast, presented by CIGNA and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, explored teen abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and what …

You’re Invited! Free Telephone Seminar Series: Drug and Alcohol Awareness

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 …

15th Annual PRISM Awards Showcase Airs This Sunday, September 25

~Honors Entertainment Industry’s Depiction of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues~ The Partnership at Drugfree.org is proud to be a sponsor of the 15th annual PRISM Awards Showcase. Hosted by the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC), a leading nonprofit organization dedicated …

New Telephone Seminar Series: Drug and Alcohol Awareness

CIGNA and The Partnership at Drugfree.org are kicking off 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 …

MLB Star Pitcher C.J. Wilson Teams Up With The Partnership at Drugfree.org to Encourage Healthy Play

New York, NY- August 23, 2011– Texas Rangers’ All-Star pitcher and philanthropist C.J. Wilson is partnering with The Partnership at Drugfree.org to promote the importance of a drug-free lifestyle and practice of healthy competition with a digital and grassroots effort, …

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

New York, NY (July 21, 2011) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the second annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field.  The awards …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Expands Its Creative Review Committee, Continues Standard of Excellence in Public Education Advertising Campaigns

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is proud to announce the newest members of its Creative Review Committee, a group that includes some of the nation’s top advertising experts and industry leaders. …

We invite you to a LIVE Facebook Chat: Author of “The Los Angeles Diaries” and “This River” Shares Insights on Recovery and Parenting

“If addiction has one redeeming value, it’s that it doesn’t discriminate, crossing all ethnic, economic and social barriers,” reveals father and author, James Brown. Join us for our monthly “Meet the Parents Hour,” a popular, LIVE Facebook Chat and Q&A …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org and Boston University School of Public Health Collaborate to Expand Join Together

New York, NY- April 4, 2011– The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in cooperation with the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), announced today that Join Together has become part of the 25-year-old nonprofit organization based in New York City. Join …