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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness month raises awareness about alcohol abuse, while encouraging people to make healthy and safe choices when it comes to use of alcohol. It also opens a window of opportunity to address underage drinking, which is one of the …

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 …

In the News: Our Research on Teen Drug and Alcohol Use, Behavior

We recently released our 22nd annual Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) on teen/parent attitudes about teen drug and alcohol use in the United States. Release of the nationally projectable PATS survey has received extensive media coverage with numerous informative news …

New Research: Teen Drug and Alcohol Use Headed in Wrong Direction

The 22nd annual Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), sponsored by MetLife Foundation, confirms a disturbing trend that has emerged among American teens since 2008. Following a decade of steady declines, the study found that teen drug and alcohol use is …

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 …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches First-of-Its-Kind Resource To Help Parents in Crisis Understand and Navigate Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Treatment

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches First-of-Its-Kind Website to Help Parents in Crisis Navigate Difficult Path of Teen Substance Abuse and Find Immediate Support and Resources …

Parents: What You Say – and What You Do – Matters to Your Kids

Kids learn a lot from their parents, who are the number one influence in the lives of their children, and the way parents talk about and handle their own alcohol use affects their kids and teens. Parents’ “model behavior” may …

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Troubling increases in teen drug use, including prescription medications and marijuana, as reported in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), points directly to the greater need for parent involvement and activism. …

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 …