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Full Report and Key Findings: The 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

This year’s national study data on American teens confirms that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime – a dramatic 33 percent increase over the past five years. The …

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 …

National Study: Teen “Heavy” Marijuana Use Up 80 Percent Since 2008, One in Ten Teens Reports Using Marijuana at Least 20 Times a Month

Only Half of Teens, 51 Percent, Now Say They See “Great Risk” in Using Marijuana Regularly ~Teen Abuse of Rx and Over-The-Counter Medicines Remain at Dangerous Levels~ New York, NY – May 2, 2012 – New, nationally projectable survey results …

Full Report and Key Findings: The 2011 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

The 23rd annual Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, sponsored by MetLife Foundation, found that past-month marijuana use – particularly heavy use – has increased significantly among U.S. high school students since 2008. 9 percent of teens (nearly 1.5 million) smoked marijuana heavily …

Study On Teen Substance Abuse Highlights Need for Screening and Prevention Programs

A new study showing marked increases in teen use of marijuana and Ecstasy over the past three years underscores the importance of incorporating screening and prevention programs into all health care interactions with adolescents and their parents. …

Full Report and Key Findings: The 2010 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

Following a decade of steady declines, The Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by MetLife Foundation indicates that teen drug and alcohol use is headed in the wrong direction, with marked increases in teen use of marijuana and Ecstasy over …

Full Report and Key Findings: The 2009 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

After a decade of consistent declines in teen drug abuse, the 2009 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America® and MetLife Foundation points to marked upswings in use of drugs that teens are likely …

Cause for Concern: National Study Shows Reversal in Decade-Long Declines in Teen Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol

More Teens Using Alcohol, Ecstasy and Marijuana Makes Early Parental Action Even More Critical New York, NY, March 2, 2010 – After a decade of consistent declines in teen drug abuse, a new national study released today by the Partnership …

Full Report and Key Findings: PATS Parents 2008, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America today announced the findings from the 2008 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, (PATS) which revealed a strong increase in parental awareness of the dangers of one of the most troubling and persistent trends in teen …

Full Report and Key Findings: PATS Teens 2008, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America today announced the findings from the 2008 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, (PATS) which revealed the first major increase in the number of teens who reported “learning a lot” about the risks of drugs from …