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The latest news, press releases and publications from The Partnership at Drugfree.org.

Major League Baseball and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Present Third Annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to Exemplary Youth Coach and Teen Athlete

L-R: L.A. Angels of Anaheim’s C.J. Wilson, Student-Athlete Abby Martinen, Coach Tom Vicini and MLB’s Tom Brasuell. Photo Credit: Joshua Wong Photography ~Tom Vicini of Lynch, Kentucky and Abby Martinen of Dover, New Hampshire are Honored~ New York, NY (December...

Parents Key in Curbing Teen DXM Abuse

We recently sent a letter to the editor of The Clarion Ledger newspaper in Mississippi, in response an editorial about hundreds of cough medicine bottles that were found in a landfill following a home football game at “Old Miss.” The...

You’re Invited to The Partnership Presents: Winter Wish Gala

We are excited to announce our upcoming Gala, an event where we gather and show gratitude to those who support us and have been instrumental in helping us reach families in need. Taking place on December 4th, The Partnership at...

The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Third Annual American Medicine Chest Challenge

This month, The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), an alliance partner of The Partnership at Drugfree.org, hosted its third annual American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) in the state of New Jersey. The AMCC is a public health initiative...

Prescriber Education Is Key to Helping Curb Medicine Abuse

The New York Times recently published a story about Dr. Michael Anderson, who regularly prescribes A.D.H.D. medicines to low-income children – children who do not have attention deficit disorders, in an effort to help improve their academic performance. (“Attention Disorder...

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 Partnership at Drugfree.org Honors and Remembers James E. Burke, Chairman Emeritus

October 1, 2012 – New York, NY – The Partnership at Drugfree.org honors and remembers James E. Burke, who passed away on Friday, September 28. Burke, one of the nation’s most admired chief executives with a distinguished career at Johnson...

In Memory of James E. Burke

Our Leader.  Our Friend. Our Inspiration. 1925 – 2012 Words cannot adequately convey the sadness and sense of loss we feel at the passing of our friend James (Jim) E. Burke. Jim was a true giant among industry titans, a...

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...
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