The Partnership at Drugfree.org
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New York, NY (July 21, 2011) – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the second annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards...
Is your son’s baseball coach an outstanding leader? Does your daughter’s volleyball teammate excel at sportsmanship and encourage others to make good decisions? If you know a youth coach or student athlete who displays these admirable qualities, we invite you...
Our very own Tom Hedrick was interviewed for FOX’s public affairs TV show “Good Day Street Talk,” which aired on July 9th. Hedrick, who serves as Senior Communications Officer for The Partnership at Drugfree.org, discussed the problem of prescription drug abuse among American teens and offered advice to parents to help prevent the abuse of medications in their own families.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ruled on Friday that marijuana has "no accepted medical use" and should therefore remain illegal under federal law — regardless of conflicting state legislation allowing medical marijuana and despite hundreds of studies and centuries of medical practice attesting to the drug's benefits.
New York, NY, July 12, 2011 – Country singer and emerging artist Hannah Michelle Weeks is collaborating with The Partnership at Drugfree.org and making drug abuse prevention her personal cause. Making waves in the music industry since the age of...
The Partnership at Drugfree.org is proud to announce the newest members of its Creative Review Committee, a group that includes some of the nation’s top advertising experts and industry leaders.
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.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org welcomes Libby Zimmer as the organization’s SVP and Director of Development. Zimmer will play an important role in increasing the nonprofit’s development capacity and lead the enlistment and cultivation of individuals directly affected by addiction.
As kids get older, keeping them safe can get complicated. While separating from parents can be healthy, teens are notorious for bad, sometimes dangerous decisions. Parents face a troubling dilemma: Do the dangers of teen drug abuse override the right to privacy? When should parents snoop on their teens?
The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced the recipients of its annual Media Recognition Awards, given in honor of outstanding pro bono support of the organization’s public service education campaigns in national print, broadcast and digital media.