Tag Archives: Rx drug abuse

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 …

A Win for Families: Urban Outfitters Halts Prescription Drug Paraphernalia Product Sales

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org New York, NY, June 17, 2013—Last Friday, Urban Outfitters issued a statement to CNN that it was halting the sale of prescription drug paraphernalia products. The statement read, “In …

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 …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President Survey: Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens Remains Unchanged at What The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Calls “Epidemic” Levels ~New National Initiative Launches to Curb Teen Abuse of Medicine~ NEW YORK, N.Y. September 24, …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Presents “The Dionysus Project” in Kentucky

Last week, The Partnership at Drugfree.org teamed up with social impact company Outside The Wire and Kentucky’s Operation UNITE in Manchester and Hazard, KY for a series of dramatic readings and town hall discussions to address the issue of substance …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announces New Public/Private Partnership: “Wake Up to Medicine Abuse”

~ News of First-of-its-Kind National Campaign and Call to Action Presented at Operation UNITE’s National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Florida ~ April 10, 2012 (New York, NY) - The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in collaboration with Mallinkrodt, the pharmaceutical business ofCovidien, Cardinal …