Author Archives: Cassie Goldberg

World Premier: “Out of Reach” Documentary at Genart Film Festival in NYC

Last night, “Out of Reach”, a short documentary created by teen filmmaker Cyrus Stowe, premiered at  the 18th Annual Genart Film Festival in New York City.  The film captures the issue of teen prescription drug abuse in Cyrus’ school and …

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to Hold Hearing on Dangerous Synthetic Drugs

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Co-Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) will hold a hearing on dangerous synthetic drugs, such as Molly, K2, Spice and “bath salts” this Wednesday, September 25, at 2:30 p.m. Among those attending …

The Medicine Abuse Project Presents at the 2013 ADA Conference on Dentist Health and Well-Being

Last week, The Medicine Abuse Project keynoted the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 2013 Conference on Dentist Health and Well-Being in Chicago, IL. The session, “Insights From an Epidemic: The Medicine Abuse Project”, illustrated the nature and extent of medicine misuse …

You’re Invited to a Special Webcast: The Myth of “Study Drugs”

According to the 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, one in four teens believes that prescription drugs – particularly medicine designed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – can be used as a study aid. Perhaps even more shocking, the …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org and the Center for Motivation and Change Join Forces to Pioneer Unique Support Network for Parents of Young People Struggling with Drug and Alcohol Abuse

~New National Network Combines “Head and Heart” Approach of Specialized Training and Loving Support~ New York, NY – September 6, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use …

STATEMENT: The Partnership at Drugfree.org is Not Associated With Kitson’s Rx Drug T-Shirts

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, and our national action campaign, The Medicine Abuse Project,  is not associated with Kitson’s prescription drug t-shirts, nor were we contacted by Kitson prior to their announcement of a donation to The Medicine Abuse Project. The …

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Hearst Television’s Kathleen Keefe Elected to Board of Directors of The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders, announced the election of Kathleen Keefe to its Board of Directors. Kathleen Keefe is Vice President, Sales, for Hearst Television, Inc., …

Full Report and Key Findings: 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, sponsored by MetLife Foundation: Hispanic Teen Drug Use

The Partnership at Drugfree.org released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen drug and alcohol use and parent attitudes toward substance abuse among teens. The research, sponsored by MetLife Foundation, …

New Survey: Hispanic Teen Drug Use Significantly Higher Than Other Ethnic Groups, Substance Abuse Becoming Normalized Behavior Among Latino Youth

~Increase in Hispanic Teens Who Have Misused or Abused a Prescription Medicine At Least Once In Their Lifetime~ The Partnership at Drugfree.org today released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen …