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The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates With Former NBA Basketball Player, Father and ESPN Sports Analyst, Chris Mullin

~Mullin to Host Live FACEBOOK Chat on Substance Abuse and Recovery as part of The Medicine Abuse Project ~ New York, NY, March, 7, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug …

Educators: This January, Help Educate Students About the Dangers of Rx Abuse

Addressing the epidemic of teen medicine abuse is a responsibility that falls upon entire communities, including those who work in our schools. Educators spend a great deal of time directly interacting with kids, and are in a unique position to …

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 for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Third Annual American Medicine Chest Challenge

This month, The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), an alliance partner of The Partnership at Drugfree.org, hosted its third annual American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) in the state of New Jersey. The AMCC is a public health initiative …

Prescriber Education Is Key to Helping Curb Medicine Abuse

The New York Times recently published a story about Dr. Michael Anderson, who regularly prescribes A.D.H.D. medicines to low-income children – children who do not have attention deficit disorders, in an effort to help improve their academic performance. (“Attention Disorder …

In Case You Missed It: Check out the A&E “Hope for Recovery” Webinar

As part of The Medicine Abuse Project’s launch week, The Partnership at Drugfree.org and A&E Networks hosted a webinar focused on recovery from medicine abuse on September 27. Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of The Partnership at Drugfree.org joined 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 Medicine Abuse Project Launches Initiative to Curb Growing Epidemic

-National Action Campaign Will Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicine in Five Years- SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 – New York, NY – With the ultimate goal of preventing half a million teens from abusing medicine within five years, The …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announces New Partners in National Medicine Abuse Action Campaign

~“The Medicine Abuse Project” Will Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicine in Five Years~ July 31, 2012  -New York, NY-  The Partnership at Drugfree.org, announces that Abbott Laboratories, Purdue Pharma, A&E, Horizon Media, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Endo …