Tag Archives: teens

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 …

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 …

Adderall Abuse Increases Among High School Students

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds 2013 Monitoring the Future Study~ New York, NY, December 18, 2013 – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders, shows …

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 …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO

Survey: Mixed News on Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens and Young Adults Use Remains at Levels The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Calls an “Epidemic” NEW YORK, N.Y. September 4, 2013 – Mixed news from the National Survey on …

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 …

Statement from Steve Pasierb on the Death of “Glee” Star Cory Monteith

We are saddened by the tragic, early death of “Glee” star Cory Monteith due to an overdose of heroin and alcohol. We hope that parents take this teachable moment and talk with their kids early and often about substance abuse, …

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 …