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Pasierb Submits Testimony on Prescription Drug Epidemic to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

Steve Pasierb, our President and CEO, submitted testimony on Tuesday, May 23 to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, addressing the misuse and intentional abuse of prescription medications, how this poses a significant health threat and strategies on …

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. …

Watch TV News Clips of Our Newly-Released Study on Teen Drug and Alcohol Use

News of our recently released 2010 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) on teen/parent attitudes about teen drug and alcohol use received some exciting television coverage on network and local news broadcasts across the country. Please take a moment to watch …

National Study Confirms Teen Drug Use Trending in Wrong Direction: Marijuana, Ecstasy Use Up Since 2008, Parents Feel Ill-Equipped To Respond

Sixty-Two Percent of Teens Who Reported Alcohol Use Had First Drink by Age 15 New York, NY – April 6, 2011 – Following a decade of steady declines, a new national study released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and …

Generation Rx: National Study Confirms Abuse of Prescription And Over-the-Counter Drugs “Normalized” Among Teens

- Today’s Teens More Likely to Abuse Rx and OTC Medications Than Many Illegal Drugs- - Teens Think Abusing Medicines to Get High is ‘Safer’ Than Using Illegal Drugs- - First-Ever National Education Campaign Targeting Rx and OTC Abuse Launches …