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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 …

National Research: 20th Annual Teen Study Shows 25 Percent Drop in Meth Use Over Three Years; Marijuana Down 30 Percent Over Ten Years

Data Reveal First Major Increase in Number of Teens Reporting “Learning a Lot” About Risks of Drug Use From Parents Teen Abuse of Prescription and Over-The-Counter Medicines Remains a Serious Concern NEW YORK, NY – February 26, 2009 – The …

National Research: 73 Percent of Teens Report Number One Reason for Using Drugs is to Cope with School Pressure, Yet Only 7 Percent of Parents Believe Teens Might Use Drugs To Deal With Stress

19th Annual Partnership for a Drug-Free America Study Shows Teen Abuse of Medicines Still a Major Concern Parents Encouraged to Take “Time To Talk™” NEW YORK, NY – August 4, 2008 – A new study released today by the Partnership …

Full Report: PATS Teens 2007

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America® today announced new findings from the 2007 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study showing that as kids transition into teendom, their parents’ need for useful information and help talking about drugs and alcohol peaks. At the very same time, …

New Study Shows Teens Need Help When Parents Feel Least Prepared to Provide It

~ Parent or a Pal? Parents Are Conflicted and Want Support ~ ~Partnership Launches Major Digital Effort to Help Parents Connect with Kids~ New York, NY – June 11, 2008 – The early teen years are not only a turbulent …

Full Report: PATS Parents 2007

 The early teen years are not only a turbulent time for kids themselves, but also usher in a period of increased insecurity and need among parents when it comes to preventing teen drug and alcohol use, according to the 20th …

19th Annual National Study Finds Significant Decrease in Parent/Teen Discussions About Drugs and Alcohol

As Teens Continue Intentionally Abusing Medicines to Get High, More Parents Are Aware of the Threat, But Are Not Taking Action Partnership Launches “Time To Talk” to Encourage Parent/Teen Conversations New York, N.Y., August 7, 2007 – At a time …

Full Report and Key Findings: PATS Parents 2006

At a time when teens are faced with new threats from the intentional abuse of medicines, the number of frequent discussions between parents and teens about the risks of drug abuse has decreased significantly, according to the 2006 Partnership Attitude Tracking …