Tag Archives: The Partnership for a Drug-Free America

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Honors and Remembers James E. Burke, Chairman Emeritus

October 1, 2012 – New York, NY – The Partnership at Drugfree.org honors and remembers James E. Burke, who passed away on Friday, September 28. Burke, one of the nation’s most admired chief executives with a distinguished career at Johnson …

In Memory of James E. Burke

Our Leader.  Our Friend. Our Inspiration. 1925 – 2012 Words cannot adequately convey the sadness and sense of loss we feel at the passing of our friend James (Jim) E. Burke. Jim was a true giant among industry titans, a …

Full Report and Key Findings: The 2009 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

After a decade of consistent declines in teen drug abuse, the 2009 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America® and MetLife Foundation points to marked upswings in use of drugs that teens are likely …

Cause for Concern: National Study Shows Reversal in Decade-Long Declines in Teen Abuse of Drugs and Alcohol

More Teens Using Alcohol, Ecstasy and Marijuana Makes Early Parental Action Even More Critical New York, NY, March 2, 2010 – After a decade of consistent declines in teen drug abuse, a new national study released today by the Partnership …

Full Report and Key Findings: PATS Parents 2008, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America today announced the findings from the 2008 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, (PATS) which revealed a strong increase in parental awareness of the dangers of one of the most troubling and persistent trends in teen …

Full Report and Key Findings: PATS Teens 2008, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America today announced the findings from the 2008 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, (PATS) which revealed the first major increase in the number of teens who reported “learning a lot” about the risks of drugs from …

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 …

Full Report: PATS Teens 2007

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America® today announced new findings from the 2007 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study showing that as kids transition into teendom, their parents’ need for useful information and help talking about drugs and alcohol peaks. At the very same time, …

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 …