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Full Report and Key Findings: 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, sponsored by MetLife Foundation: Hispanic Teen Drug Use

The Partnership at Drugfree.org released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen drug and alcohol use and parent attitudes toward substance abuse among teens. The research, sponsored by MetLife Foundation, …

New Survey: Hispanic Teen Drug Use Significantly Higher Than Other Ethnic Groups, Substance Abuse Becoming Normalized Behavior Among Latino Youth

~Increase in Hispanic Teens Who Have Misused or Abused a Prescription Medicine At Least Once In Their Lifetime~ The Partnership at Drugfree.org today released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen …

In The News: The 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study

This year’s Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) results, which confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime, received extensive media attention, with numerous national and local media outlets …

National Study: Teen Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Up 33 Percent Since 2008, Stimulants Contributing to Sustained Rx Epidemic

 Parents’ Lax Attitudes and Behavior Linked to Teen Rx Drug Misuse and Abuse ~ Nearly One-Third of Parents Believe Stimulants Can Improve Academic Performance, Even for Teens Who Do Not Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ~ New York, NY – April …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org: Highlights of 2012

For The Partnership at Drugfree.org, 2012 was a year full of firsts. From the launch of The Medicine Abuse Project to the unveiling of our new campaign “The Hope Share,” to new tools for parents, grandparents and Hispanic families, we …

Full Report: Hispanic Teens are Abusing Drugs/Alcohol at Alarmingly Higher Levels

We  launched a brand new resource at “HablaConTusHijos,” our bilingual (Spanish/English) web resource for Hispanic families that provides science-based tools and expert guidance to help parents prevent and get help for a child’s drug or alcohol abuse.  As part of …

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 …