Tag Archives: mental health

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, …

15th Annual PRISM Awards Showcase Airs This Sunday, September 25

~Honors Entertainment Industry’s Depiction of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues~ The Partnership at Drugfree.org is proud to be a sponsor of the 15th annual PRISM Awards Showcase. Hosted by the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC), a leading nonprofit organization dedicated …

May 25 Webinar: Prevention Connection: Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Raising Healthy Teens

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Adolescents struggling with emotional health problems often go unidentified and untreated. These teens run a significantly greater risk of using illegal drugs and abusing prescription drugs and alcohol. Substance use disorders are also associated with up to 6.2 …

Recognizing National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Today is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day (NCMHAD), a day that aims to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health and stresses that positive mental health is essential to a child’s healthy development. NCMHAD is a key …

Veterans with Mental Illness Have High Rates of Substance Use Disorders

Veterans with mental illness often also struggle with substance use disorders, according to a study of records from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org and TeenScreen National Center

Strategic Partnership to Educate Families About Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Broaden Scope of Shared Resources on Teen Health NEW YORK, NY – February 24, 2011 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org and TeenScreen National Center for Mental …