Tag Archives: prevention

You’re Invited! Free Telephone Seminar Series: Drug and Alcohol Awareness

CIGNA and The Partnership at Drugfree.org are hosting a monthly series of telephone seminars that will help you better understand today’s changing landscape of substance abuse. The seminars are free and there is no registration required. They’re open to any …

New Telephone Seminar Series: Drug and Alcohol Awareness

CIGNA and The Partnership at Drugfree.org are kicking off a monthly series of telephone seminars that will help you better understand today’s changing landscape of substance abuse. The seminars are free and there is no registration required. They’re open to …

Parents Toll-Free Helpline Goes Live

The Partnership at Drugfree.org recently introduced its new Parents Toll-Free Helpline, a bilingual support service staffed by clinical social workers with practical experience in substance abuse prevention and treatment. The helpline, which can be reached at 1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373), provides concerned parents with valuble …

Lunch-n-Learn at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

On May 3, our friends at the The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) invited Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of The Partnership at Drugfree.org, to speak to staff about our organization’s evolution beyond prevention and media …

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. …

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 and Boston University School of Public Health Collaborate to Expand Join Together

New York, NY- April 4, 2011– The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in cooperation with the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), announced today that Join Together has become part of the 25-year-old nonprofit organization based in New York City. Join …

New Strategic Partner for the Hispanic Community

We are delighted to announce HispanoSano as a new, digital strategic partner to support our outreach to the Spanish-speaking community and help us provide resources to Hispanic parents and caregivers. Our collaborative efforts aim to heighten awareness of our Spanish-language …

A Personal Tribute to Life Changing Supporters

By Steve Pasierb Last week, we recognized the invaluable contributions of our wonderful friend, Dr. Tom McLellan, and our partners at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA).  Dr. McLellan deserves a large share of credit for spurring the transformation of …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to National Institutes of Health Study on Effectiveness of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO Study Finds Teens Exposed to Campaign Messages Less Likely to Use Marijuana New York, NY – February 23, 2011 – A new independent, scientific analysis of the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s …