Tag Archives: addiction

December eNewsletter: Wrapping up 2011 with New Parent Resources

2011 Commissioner’s Play Healthy Award Winners Announced! Susan Mayberry, a youth coach and teacher from Overland Park, Kansas and Carlos Umana, a teen athlete from El Paso, Texas, were honored by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and Major League Baseball, with …

Time To Get Help Expert of the Month: Dan Griffin, MA

This November, Time To Get Help features Dan Griffin, MA as its Expert of the Month.  Dan specializes in men’s issues, addiction and recovery, drug courts, working with and understanding the twelve-step culture and the challenges of being a young …

NYU Silver School of Social Work’s Substance Abuse Conference

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is proud to co-sponsor the NYU Silver School of Social Work’s substance abuse conference next month.  The conference, “Substance Use: Responding to Changes in Policy, Research and Services,” will present current information regarding substance use prevention, …

Have You Been Touched by Addiction?

More than 85 million Americans have been touched by addiction, whether they’ve faced the disease themselves or have supported family members or friends through a substance abuse issue.  Unfortunately, the stigma and shame that so often surround drug and alcohol …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches 1-855-DRUGFREE Bilingual, Toll-Free Helpline for Parents of Kids Who are Using Drugs or Drinking

~Expert Help for Parents and Families in Need~ NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2011 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org is introducing a new bilingual (English/Spanish), toll-free telephone helpline, dedicated to helping parents and families who may not have access …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Teams Up With Renew Media, LLC To Extend Messages of Recovery

NEW YORK, NY – September 15, 2011 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced Renew Media, LCC as one of its first strategic partners to help further the organization’s new cause campaign, You Are Not Alone.  This campaign calls on …