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Addiction to Prescription Opiates and Heroin Addressed by New Resource

~ National Nonprofit Launches Innovative Tool to Help Parents Understand Lifesaving Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opiate Addiction ~ NEW YORK, NY, December 12, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit working to find evidence-based solutions to adolescent …

Road Recovery’s TYPE II Rocks Out at The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The incredibly talented musicians of Road Recovery’s house band Type II gave a stellar musical performance for staff at The Partnership at Drugfree.org in New York City last week. The young musicians, all in recovery from substance abuse and addiction, …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Premieres First Teen-Created Television Spot as Part of New Above the Influence Campaign

 “Made by Me” TV commercial premieres on National Above the Influence Day New York – October 17, 2013 - The Partnership at Drugfree.org today is premiering a new teen-targeted television spot, co-created by a teen, as part of its newly …

You’re Invited to a Special Webcast: The Myth of “Study Drugs”

According to the 2012 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, one in four teens believes that prescription drugs – particularly medicine designed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – can be used as a study aid. Perhaps even more shocking, the …

Survey Finds That Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

 ~ A Majority of Parents Say Legal Age for Marijuana Use Should be 21, Smoking Pot in Public Places Should be Prohibited ~ A nationally representative survey released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org confirms that parents who support legalization of marijuana …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Hosts Facebook Chat with New York Times Best-Selling Author of Clean and Beautiful Boy, David Sheff

~Sheff to Chat Live about Drug Addiction as a Disease, Treatment and Recovery~ New York, NY, May 30, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the national nonprofit leading The Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year initiative aimed at preventing half a …

Myths Debunked: Underage Drinking of Alcohol at Home Leads to Real Consequences for Both Parents and Teens

~New Interactive Web Resource from The Treatment Research Institute and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Helps Educate Parents on State-By-State Penalties for Providing Alcohol to Teens~ New York, May 22, 2013 – While many parents may think that allowing their teens and their teens’ …

March Madness: Former Professional Basketball Player, Chris Herren, Teams Up with The Partnership at Drugfree.org’s “The Medicine Abuse Project”

Former professional basketball player, Chris Herren, has been making the rounds to some of the country’s top radio sports programs to discuss teen prescription (Rx) drug abuse and the risks this poses to student athletes. Chris, who himself is in …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates With Former NBA Basketball Player, Father and ESPN Sports Analyst, Chris Mullin

~Mullin to Host Live FACEBOOK Chat on Substance Abuse and Recovery as part of The Medicine Abuse Project ~ New York, NY, March, 7, 2013 – The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug …