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Get Social and Connect With Families

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Mothers More “Hands-On” with Prevention Approach

While moms and dads tend to have a lot in common when it comes to parenting their children, new research shows that moms have a tendency to be more “hands-on” than dads when it comes to alcohol and drug prevention …

Mothers – A “Hands-On” Approach to Alcohol and Drug Prevention

Parenting Style Differences Research indicates that mothers and fathers tend to have more similarities than differences when it comes to parenting their children. However, while not necessarily right or wrong there are differences in style between mothers and fathers that …

Survey: Exposure to Anti-Drug Messages Among Teens Drops Dramatically by Two-Thirds as Drug Use Goes Up

The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study (MTF) – the largest survey on teen drug abuse tracking over 46,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders – found a huge falloff in teens’ recalled exposure to drug abuse prevention messages over the past seven years. The new data from the MTF study have been released at a time when teens themselves report finding the drug-prevention messages to be effective. …

The 2010 Annual Gala Celebration

The Partnership at Drugfree.org held its 8th Annual Gala earlier this month to celebrate and thank parents, families and all supporters who have been instrumental in reaching thousands of families struggling with teen substance abuse. …

New Strategic Partners for the Hispanic Parents and Communities

The Partnership at Drugfree.org welcomes two new strategic partners to help support key outreach to the Latino and Spanish-speaking community. …

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 Results of Proposition 19 in California

Although voters in California did not pass Proposition 19 in yesterday’s election, today not much has changed for families. The ongoing debate on the proposed legalization of marijuana has already succeeded in confusing many parents and teens across the nation, …

More Than One in Five Parents Feel Ill-Equipped to Prevent Kids From Trying Drugs and Alcohol

New survey data from Partnership for a Drug-Free America® and MetLife Foundation finds that more than one in five parents feel unable to prevent their kids from trying drugs and alcohol. To help motivate and equip parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of substance abuse, the two organizations are focusing the next phase of their award-winning radio campaign, which kicks off today, on better preparing parents on ways to safeguard their kids from the risks of drug and alcohol use. …

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America Presents New Research-Based Programs at National Prevention Network Conference

Patricia Russo, chairman of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America today provided keynote remarks and joined Steve Pasierb, Partnership CEO and Ken Winters, PhD., chairman of the organization’s science advisory board and professor at the University of Minnesota, to review a number of new research-based programs from the Partnership at the National Prevention Network Prevention Research Conference. …