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What Is Molly?

We sat down with Jerry Otero, parent support specialist at The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s Parents Toll-Free Helpline, to find out what “Molly” is and what it means for kids and parents. Q: What is Molly? A: “Molly,” is the powder …

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New Research: Teen Drug and Alcohol Use Headed in Wrong Direction

The 22nd annual Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by MetLife Foundation, confirms a disturbing trend that has emerged among American teens since 2008. Following a decade of steady declines, the study found that teen drug and alcohol use is …

Survey: Exposure to Anti-Drug Messages Among Teens Drops Dramatically by Two-Thirds as Drug Use Goes Up

The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study (MTF) – the largest survey on teen drug abuse tracking over 46,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders – found a huge falloff in teens’ recalled exposure to drug abuse prevention messages over the past seven years. The new data from the MTF study have been released at a time when teens themselves report finding the drug-prevention messages to be effective. …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to 2010 Monitoring the Future Study Results

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President New York, NY – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study (MTF) – the largest survey on teen drug abuse tracking over 46,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders – shows that teens’ daily use …

Making a Difference Through Song: Annual Fundraiser Honors Russell Bietsch; Raises Awareness of Teen Substance Abuse

Bietsch family holds annual fundraiser to honor son, Russell Bietsch and raise awareness of teen substance abuse …

Ecstasy

What is Ecstasy? MDMA or Ecstasy (3-4-methylenedioxymethampheta-mine), is a synthetic drug with amphetamine-like and hallucinogenic properties. It is classified as a stimulant. What does it look like? Ecstasy comes in a tablet form that is often branded, e.g. Playboy bunnies, …

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National Research: 73 Percent of Teens Report Number One Reason for Using Drugs is to Cope with School Pressure, Yet Only 7 Percent of Parents Believe Teens Might Use Drugs To Deal With Stress

19th Annual Partnership for a Drug-Free America Study Shows Teen Abuse of Medicines Still a Major Concern Parents Encouraged to Take “Time To Talk™” NEW YORK, NY – August 4, 2008 – A new study released today by the Partnership …