Author Archives: Cassie Goldberg

In the News: The Massachusetts State House Briefing on Parent Behaviors and Rx Drug Abuse

This past Wednesday, we teamed up with Massachusetts officials at a State House briefing to reveal the findings of a recent statewide survey showing that more than half of parents say their kids have access to abusable prescription drugs in …

DEA to Hold Third Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Every day, 2,500 teenagers use a prescription drug to get high for the first time.  They’re accessing these drugs in the comfort of home; it can be as easy as opening a cupboard, drawer or medicine cabinet. To help combat …

Survey Findings: More Than Half of Massachusetts Parents Say Their Kids Have Access to Abusable Prescription Drugs in Their Homes

According to the results of a recent Massachusetts survey, more than half of MA parents (56 percent) say their kids have access to their (parents’) prescription medications, and one in seven parents (14 percent) have given their children pain medication that was …

MEDIA ADVISORY: Massachusetts Survey Findings Reveal Parents’ Attitudes and Actions Around Teen Abuse of Prescription Medicines

WHAT:  Join Rep. Liz Malia and Sen. John Keenan for a briefing to share results of a statewide parent survey on attitudes and behaviors regarding prescription drugs, conducted by The Partnership at Drugfree.org.   Prescription drug abuse is of critical …

You Are Not Alone Town Hall: A Success!

More than 200 people logged on for our You Are Not Alone Virtual Town Hall last night, co-hosted by The Fix and In The Rooms.  A team of nine panelists comprised of top names from the medical, entertainment and literary …

April Brown, Director of Corporate Relations

The Partnership at Drugfree.org welcomes April Brown as its new Director of Corporate Relations.  In her new role, she will focus on creating long-term strategic relationships with corporations, with a special emphasis on increasing sponsorships, grants and cause marketing for …

You’re Invited: You Are Not Alone Virtual Town Hall

Are All Who Struggle With Addiction Equal? Eighty-five million people in the United States are directly impacted by addiction, and 11 million teens and young adults currently need treatment.  So many are touched by the disease, and addiction is not …

Full Report: Parents360 Evaluation

A new study demonstrates the successfulness of a prevention program that educates and equips parents and other caregivers to be better able to deal with their teens on drug and alcohol issues.  The program, Parents360 Plus, is the latest innovation in …

New Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program Proven Successful in Helping Parents Talk with Their Kids

A new study demonstrates the successfulness of a prevention program that educates and equips parents and other caregivers to be better able to deal with their teens on drug and alcohol issues.  Its results were announced today by The Partnership …