Tag Archives: teen drug use

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 …

A Special Podcast Series on Teen Addiction and What Parents Can Do to Get Help.

A Special Podcast Series from The Partnership at Drugfree.org …

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 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. …

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. …

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 …

Generation Rx: National Study Confirms Abuse of Prescription And Over-the-Counter Drugs “Normalized” Among Teens

- Today’s Teens More Likely to Abuse Rx and OTC Medications Than Many Illegal Drugs- - Teens Think Abusing Medicines to Get High is ‘Safer’ Than Using Illegal Drugs- - First-Ever National Education Campaign Targeting Rx and OTC Abuse Launches …