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The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announces Alliance Achievement Awards

  The following Alliance Partners are being honored with this year’s Alliance Achievement Award from The Partnership at Drugfree.org. Dating back more than a decade, the Alliance Achievement Award highlights Alliance Partners who have implemented innovative ways to help increase …

Hearst Television’s Kathleen Keefe Elected to Board of Directors of The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders, announced the election of Kathleen Keefe to its Board of Directors. Kathleen Keefe is Vice President, Sales, for Hearst Television, Inc., …

New Survey: Hispanic Teen Drug Use Significantly Higher Than Other Ethnic Groups, Substance Abuse Becoming Normalized Behavior Among Latino Youth

~Increase in Hispanic Teens Who Have Misused or Abused a Prescription Medicine At Least Once In Their Lifetime~ The Partnership at Drugfree.org today released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable survey that tracks teen …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Expands Its Board of Directors

Four Diverse Executives Elected as National Nonprofit Commits to New Five-Year Strategic Plan New York – July 10, 2013 – The Board of Directors of the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders, …

You’re Invited: Second Annual All-Star Tasting Event, Presented by The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is excited to announce our second annual All-Star Tasting Event, set to take place on June 26, 2013 at the landmark Astor Center in New York City. The event will feature all-star athletes and notable chefs, raising funds so that all young …

National Study: Teen Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Up 33 Percent Since 2008, Stimulants Contributing to Sustained Rx Epidemic

 Parents’ Lax Attitudes and Behavior Linked to Teen Rx Drug Misuse and Abuse ~ Nearly One-Third of Parents Believe Stimulants Can Improve Academic Performance, Even for Teens Who Do Not Have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ~ New York, NY – April …

Full Report and Key Findings: The 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, Sponsored by MetLife Foundation

This year’s national study data on American teens confirms that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime – a dramatic 33 percent increase over the past five years. The …

Rapper Lil’ Wayne Released From Hospital After Seizures Linked to Reported Use of “Sizzurp”

Rapper Lil Wayne has been released from a Los Angeles hospital where he was taken after suffering a seizure last week. The 30-year-old rapper’s hospitalization triggered a frenzy of media reports that he was near death after suffering multiple seizures …

In Case You Missed It: Check out the A&E “Hope for Recovery” Webinar

As part of The Medicine Abuse Project’s launch week, The Partnership at Drugfree.org and A&E Networks hosted a webinar focused on recovery from medicine abuse on September 27. Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of The Partnership at Drugfree.org joined a …

The Medicine Abuse Project Launches Initiative to Curb Growing Epidemic

-National Action Campaign Will Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicine in Five Years- SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 – New York, NY – With the ultimate goal of preventing half a million teens from abusing medicine within five years, The …