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The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to Surge in Childhood Marijuana Use in 2012 Monitoring the Future Study

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO New York, NY, December 19, 2012 – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF) – an annual survey on teen drug abuse tracking 8th, 10th and 12th graders – shows a …

Parents Key in Curbing Teen DXM Abuse

We recently sent a letter to the editor of The Clarion Ledger newspaper in Mississippi, in response an editorial about hundreds of cough medicine bottles that were found in a landfill following a home football game at “Old Miss.” The …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Honors and Remembers James E. Burke, Chairman Emeritus

October 1, 2012 – New York, NY – The Partnership at Drugfree.org honors and remembers James E. Burke, who passed away on Friday, September 28. Burke, one of the nation’s most admired chief executives with a distinguished career at Johnson …

In Memory of James E. Burke

Our Leader.  Our Friend. Our Inspiration. 1925 – 2012 Words cannot adequately convey the sadness and sense of loss we feel at the passing of our friend James (Jim) E. Burke. Jim was a true giant among industry titans, a …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President Survey: Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens Remains Unchanged at What The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Calls “Epidemic” Levels ~New National Initiative Launches to Curb Teen Abuse of Medicine~ NEW YORK, N.Y. September 24, …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announces Alliance Achievement Awards

We are proud to announce that the following Alliance Partners are being honored with this year’s Alliance Achievement Award from The Partnership at Drugfree.org: ACT Missouri Denver RAP FATE (Fighting Addiction Through Education), Oklahoma Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey …

New, Bilingual Web Resources Help Hispanic Families Prevent and Address Drug and Alcohol Use Among Teens

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches New Spanish-Language Tools for Parents as Substance Abuse Among Latino Youth Remains Higher Than Other Ethnic Groups~ New York, June 26, 2012 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced the launch of new tools for …

Local Advocate Cycles to Raise Awareness of Substance Abuse

We are grateful for Andy Blasquez’s participation in the Sonoma Echelon Gran Fondo cycling event last month to benefit The Partnership at Drugfree.org. Andy completed 75 miles in the California-based bike tour to help support our vision to ensure young …

Listen in! Telephone Seminar: Parents of Teens Struggling With Addiction Also Need Support

CIGNA and The Partnership at Drugfree.org are hosting 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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates With Former Professional Basketball Player, Father, Motivational Speaker Chris Herren

~Herren to Host Live FACEBOOK Chat on Substance Abuse Recovery ~ New York, NY, April 11, 2012 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug and alcohol abuse, is partnering with former …