Tag Archives: ONDCP

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Premieres First Teen-Created Television Spot as Part of New Above the Influence Campaign

 “Made by Me” TV commercial premieres on National Above the Influence Day New York – October 17, 2013 - The Partnership at Drugfree.org today is premiering a new teen-targeted television spot, co-created by a teen, as part of its newly …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org to Lead Above The Influence Campaign

New York- July 16, 2013 - The Partnership at Drugfree.org is taking the lead on Above the Influence (ATI), a popular and effectiveteen-targeted drug and alcohol prevention campaign. The nonprofit will be responsible for all national youth outreach, including advertising, …

ONDCP’s “Above the Influence” Campaign Wins Effie Award

Last night, the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign’s “Above the Influence,” run by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in collaboration with The Partnership at drugfree.org, was awarded with a silver Effie Award in the Sustained …

President and CEO Steve Pasierb Addresses Emergence of Synthetic Drugs in Washington, DC; Introduces New Information Kit for Parents

This morning, The Partnership at Drugfree.org President and CEO Steve Pasierb co-hosted a working group session with Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Control Policy. The session brought together officials from the public and private sector to share information regarding …

Congressional Testimony on Rx Drug Abuse

Sean Clarkin, our Director of Strategy and Program Management, testified recently on our behalf, about the abuse of prescription (Rx) drugs, at a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. Subcommittee Chair Representative …

Government Aims to Cut Misuse of Prescription Drugs by 15 Percent in Five Years

A new government strategy aims to cut the use of prescription painkillers by 15 percent in five years. The plan includes doctor training, promoting prescription databases in all states and increased focus on rooting out illegal ‘pill mill’ clinics. …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to New Research Linking Reduced Drug Use Among Young Girls and Exposure to Drug Abuse Prevention Messages

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO New York, NY – March 31, 2011 – An independent study published in this month’s American Journal of Public Health found a link between greater exposure to the White House Office of National …

A Special Thank You to Dr. Herb Kleber for His Dedication and Continued Support

It’s hard to overestimate the importance of Dr. Herb Kleber, MD, to the intelligent and productive, public discourse on substance abuse and addiction. Whether his audience is Congressional policy makers, national media, medical professionals and fellow board members for leading …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to National Institutes of Health Study on Effectiveness of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO Study Finds Teens Exposed to Campaign Messages Less Likely to Use Marijuana New York, NY – February 23, 2011 – A new independent, scientific analysis of the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s …

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. …