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Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Fifth Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards

New York, NY (April 3, 2014) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fifth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards...

Kids, Marijuana and Mad Men

Love it or hate it – advertising works. Proof comes in the form of the annual $70 billion U.S. advertising industry. Everything from potato chips to cell phones to banking and even cancer care is bolstered by a healthy marketing...

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announces Winners of National Annual Media Recognition Awards

-Organization Honors Outstanding Pro Bono Support in Digital, Print and Broadcast Media- New York, NY (March 18, 2014) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced the recipients of its annual Media Recognition Awards, given in honor of outstanding pro bono...

Advocacy Effort Recognized at PRNews Nonprofit PR Awards

The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s advocacy effort to stop Urban Outfitters – a national retail store popular with teens – from selling products made to look like prescription drug bottles, received an Honorable Mention at the PRNews Nonprofit PR Awards, on...

Read “Philip Seymour Hoffman and Me” by Tommy Rosen

At The Partnership, we, like so many others, were heartbroken by the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman as the result of a heroin overdose.  Recently, our friends at In The Rooms shared with us a beautiful piece about Hoffman,...

New PSAs Encourage Others to Share Stories of Addiction and Recovery

~Television Spot Directs Viewers to The Hope Share, an Online Community for People in Recovery and Their Families~ New York, NY, February 25, 2014 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to teen substance...

The Center for Motivation and Change and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Co-Host “Beyond Addiction” Book Launch Event

This week, The Partnership at Drugfree.org teamed up with The Center for Motivation and Change (CMC), a group of nationally recognized clinicians and researchers specializing in motivational and cognitive-behavioral approaches to addiction, for the launch event of their new book...

Statement from Steve Pasierb on the Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

We are heartbroken by the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from a reported overdose of heroin. An actor of immense talent, a father to three young children and only 46 years old, he was also one of us, a New...

You’re Invited: Special Webinar About Prescription Drug Abuse

More teens are abusing medicine than ever, largely due to the availability of these drugs in medicine cabinets in their own homes. The Partnership at Drugfree.org is teaming up with the National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) to deliver a...

What Do You Say to Your Kids about Justin Bieber?

In the wake of Justin Bieber’s recent DUI arrest, reports are now surfacing that the 19-year-old pop star may have been under the influence of marijuana, beer and prescription drugs, and that he could have been given the prescription medicine by his mother. Our...
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