Tag Archives: prescription drugs

Pasierb Testifies About the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010

Last month, our president Steve Pasierb provided testimony to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in support of safety regulations governing the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act and the creation of a national prescription drug take-back program. Having worked closely …

Thirty-Six Million Americans Have Bought Medications Online Without a Doctor’s Prescription

Research about Dangerous Practice – and the 11 Internet Commerce Companies Partnering Together to Protect Patients – Announced as Part of White House Forum Washington, D.C. – Illegal online drug sellers have provided tens of millions of Americans prescription medication via …

American Medicine Chest Challenge to Help Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

The Partnership at Drugfree.org along with numerous organizations across the country helps raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and supports the American Medicine Chest Challenge set to begin on Saturday, November 13. …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on FDA Approval of Alkermes Opioid Dependence Medication

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President NEW YORK, N.Y. October 13, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Alkermes’ opioid dependence medication (VIVITROL) for the prevention of relapse to opioid dependence following opioid detoxification is positive news for …

When Good Medicines Become Bad Drugs

An estimated 15 percent of adults in America — millions of people — suffer with pain that lasts more than three months.  For many of these people, prescription opioid pain medicines are an important part of their treatment for a …

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 …

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 …