Tag Archives: research

New Faces at The Partnership at Drugfree.org

We are pleased to welcome Billy Raikes, Pernilla Nelson-Burke and Ilana Kavadlo. Billy Rakes, Assistant Director of Consumer Research Billy Rakes joins The Partnership at Drugfree.org as our new Assistant Director of Consumer Research. His responsibilities include conducting both qualitative …

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. …

Fred Muench, New Associate Director of Research

Fred Muench has come on board as our Associate Director of Research, focused on helping direct our research efforts and assisting in the development of clinical support services for parents seeking information and assistance on adolescent substance abuse. He brings …

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. …

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. …