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New Telephone Seminar Series: Drug and Alcohol Awareness

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CIGNA and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids 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 any parent, caregiver or loved one interested in learning more about teen drug addiction. Each seminar will include the participation of a leading expert within the field and a parent from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’s Parent Advisory Board, who will share his or her personal experience with the topic being presented.

WHAT:

Did you know that one in five teens has used a prescription drug not prescribed to them by a doctor?* This month’s podcast and Q&A will explore teen abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and what parents can do to prevent this dangerous behavior.

WHO:

Steve Pasierb, MEd, President and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Phil Bauer, father and Parent Advisory Board Member of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Phil lost his youngest son, Mark, to prescription drug abuse in 2004 and is committed to raising awareness about the risks of these actions.

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Noon- 1:00 pm EDT

HOW:

For U.S./Canada residents, dial the toll-free number 1 (866) 431-5314 and international residents dial the toll-free number 1 (719) 457-2626. When prompted, enter the passcode 602873.

*2010 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, sponsored by MetLife Foundation

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About Cigna
Cigna (NYSE: CI) is a global health service and financial company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. Cigna Corporation’s operating subsidiaries in the United States provide an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy and vision care benefits, as well as group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna offers products and services in 30 countries and jurisdictions and has approximately 66 million customer relationships throughout the world. All products and services are provided exclusively by such operating subsidiaries and not by Cigna Corporation. Such operating subsidiaries include Life Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York, and Connecticut General Life Insurance Company. To learn more about Cigna, visit www.cigna.com.

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