Tag Archives: substance abuse

In Case You Missed It: Excerpt from “Meet The Parents Hour” with Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern

The Partnership at Drugfree.org featured award-winning TV personality, chef and father Andrew Zimmern during an exciting, live chat and Q&A with our Facebook community this week. Having just celebrated 20 years in recovery, Andrew opened the online discussion by sharing …

A Prevention Message with an Unexpected Twist

Armed with the knowledge that Latino kids are at higher risk for drug use and addiction than their non-Hispanic counterparts, we teamed up with marketing communications agency Wing to help educate parents about the issue.  A new, 30-second public service …

Time To Get Help Expert of the Month: Dan Griffin, MA

This November, Time To Get Help features Dan Griffin, MA as its Expert of the Month.  Dan specializes in men’s issues, addiction and recovery, drug courts, working with and understanding the twelve-step culture and the challenges of being a young …

Have You Been Touched by Addiction?

More than 85 million Americans have been touched by addiction, whether they’ve faced the disease themselves or have supported family members or friends through a substance abuse issue.  Unfortunately, the stigma and shame that so often surround drug and alcohol …

15th Annual PRISM Awards Showcase Airs This Sunday, September 25

~Honors Entertainment Industry’s Depiction of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues~ The Partnership at Drugfree.org is proud to be a sponsor of the 15th annual PRISM Awards Showcase. Hosted by the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC), a leading nonprofit organization dedicated …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches 1-855-DRUGFREE Bilingual, Toll-Free Helpline for Parents of Kids Who are Using Drugs or Drinking

~Expert Help for Parents and Families in Need~ NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2011 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org is introducing a new bilingual (English/Spanish), toll-free telephone helpline, dedicated to helping parents and families who may not have access …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Teams Up With Renew Media, LLC To Extend Messages of Recovery

NEW YORK, NY – September 15, 2011 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced Renew Media, LCC as one of its first strategic partners to help further the organization’s new cause campaign, You Are Not Alone.  This campaign calls on …

September eNewsletter: Be Part of the Solution – Join New Campaign Dedicated to Families Facing Addiction

Introducing You Are Not Alone It’s been an especially busy time at The Partnership at Drugfree.org with the launch of a new, transformative campaign, You Are Not Alone.  It calls on all those affected by addiction – individuals, families, communities …

Parent Athlete in Recovery Runs in Support of The Partnership at Drugfree.org

David Clark, a parent and athlete who is currently in recovery from alcohol abuse, will support The Partnership at Drugfree.org as he runs nonstop through the Colorado Rockies later this month.  Once 320 pounds and battling substance abuse, David is …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to National Study on Teen Substance Abuse, America’s #1 Public Health Problem

The Partnership at Drugfree.org responds to national study released today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University underscores the vital role of parents in preventing drug and alcohol abuse among their children and teens. …