Tag Archives: teen substance abuse

Ruth Wooden, Former President of Public Agenda and the Advertising Council, Elected to Board of Directors of The Partnership at Drugfree.org

New York, NY (February 8, 2011) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org is pleased to announce the election of Ruth A. Wooden to its Board of Directors. From 2003 to 2009, Wooden served as President of Public Agenda, a nonprofit organization …

Pasierb Testifies About the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010

Last month, our president Steve Pasierb provided testimony to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in support of safety regulations governing the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act and the creation of a national prescription drug take-back program. Having worked closely …

Pasierb Presents at Pharmacy Public Health Symposium

On Wednesday, January 26, the Massachusetts Health Council presented its 13th annual Pharmacy Public Health Symposium, one of the largest continuing education programs for pharmacists practicing in the Commonwealth. Our President and CEO, Steve Pasierb, delivered a presentation entitled, “Is …

Phoenix House Lunch and Learn Presentation

Tessa Vining, LCSW, CASAC, and Jessica Knoll, LCSW, CASAC, visited our offices at The Partnership at Drugfree.org this week for a lunch and learn presentation on the assessment and treatment process for adolescents and their families. Sponsored by Phoenix House, …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches First-of-Its-Kind Resource To Help Parents in Crisis Understand and Navigate Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Treatment

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches First-of-Its-Kind Website to Help Parents in Crisis Navigate Difficult Path of Teen Substance Abuse and Find Immediate Support and Resources …

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. …

National Research: 20th Annual Teen Study Shows 25 Percent Drop in Meth Use Over Three Years; Marijuana Down 30 Percent Over Ten Years

Data Reveal First Major Increase in Number of Teens Reporting “Learning a Lot” About Risks of Drug Use From Parents Teen Abuse of Prescription and Over-The-Counter Medicines Remains a Serious Concern NEW YORK, NY – February 26, 2009 – The …

National Research: 73 Percent of Teens Report Number One Reason for Using Drugs is to Cope with School Pressure, Yet Only 7 Percent of Parents Believe Teens Might Use Drugs To Deal With Stress

19th Annual Partnership for a Drug-Free America Study Shows Teen Abuse of Medicines Still a Major Concern Parents Encouraged to Take “Time To Talk™” NEW YORK, NY – August 4, 2008 – A new study released today by the Partnership …

New Study Shows Teens Need Help When Parents Feel Least Prepared to Provide It

~ Parent or a Pal? Parents Are Conflicted and Want Support ~ ~Partnership Launches Major Digital Effort to Help Parents Connect with Kids~ New York, NY – June 11, 2008 – The early teen years are not only a turbulent …

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 …