IT’SUGAR, the national retail candy store that is popular with teens, is currently selling products that make light of prescription drug abuse – a dangerous behavior that is responsible for more deaths in the United States each year than heroin and cocaine combined.
We recently released a special report outlining our accomplishments and activities for our Medicine Abuse Project in 2013. It gives an overview of initiatives like
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, and agency Hill Holliday, were honored with a Gold Lion at the first-ever Lions Health Awards for the public service campaign “Mind Your Meds.” The campaign was developed by Hill Holliday for the Partnership as part of its Medicine Abuse Project.
We are proud to announce that St. Petersberg College’s Center for Public Safety Innovation, who partnered with us on a special webcast entitled “The Myth of Study Drugs,” has been named a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The webcast stood out among nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.
“Out Of Reach” – our special documentary created by a teen filmmaker who captures the issue of teen prescription drug abuse as it exists in his
We accomplished a lot in 2013. We took action to reduce prescription drug abuse among teens by introducing our teen-made, parent-targeted “Out of Reach” documentary and
We are excited to announce that The Medicine Abuse Project – our multi-year campaign that aims to prevent half a million teens from abusing medicine by the
Just over a month ago, we learned that Urban Outfitters, the national retail store popular with teens, was selling pint glasses, flasks and shot glasses
~Sheff to Chat Live about Drug Addiction as a Disease, Treatment and Recovery~ New York, NY, May 30, 2013 – the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids,