The Partnership at Drugfree.org

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

Teen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest and a 56th Annual GRAMMY® Experience

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org, GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Recognize Winners~ New York, NY (January 22, 2014) – Teen musician Brittaney Brannock has been selected as the winner of the fourth annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest for...

Parents360 Rx Documentary Major Component of Medicine Abuse Prevention Initiative in Ohio

We are proud to announce that our special Parents360 Rx film and toolkit will serve as a major component of “Start Talking,” a brand new statewide medicine abuse prevention initiative in Ohio, introduced this week by its governor, John Kasich....

2013: Changing Lives

We accomplished a lot in 2013. We took action to reduce prescription drug abuse among teens by introducing our teen-made, parent-targeted “Out of Reach” documentary and paired it with a special toolkit to help educate communities everywhere about the issue of teen...

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...

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

~ Coach Steve Carter of Beltsville, Maryland and Garrett Burk of Laguna Beach, California Are Honored ~  New York, NY (December 13, 2013) – Steve Carter, a youth coach and Parks Foundation Director from Beltsville, Maryland and Garrett Burk, a...

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...

2013 Winter Wish Gala Raises $1.95 Million

Our 2013 Winter Wish Gala took place last week, raising $1.95 million to help us support families and teens struggling with substance abuse issues. With 500 distinguished guests and friends, we celebrated our work – made possible due to our dedicated...

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Recognized by BBB for Excellence in Charity Standards

For the seventh consecutive year, USA TODAY featured The Partnership at Drugfree.org among a list of nonprofits and charities that have been endorsed by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The rigorous BBB Wise Giving Alliance evaluations address charity governance, finances, fundraising...

Alan Hoffman 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 Alan Hoffman to its Board of Directors. Alan Hoffman is Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy and...

Meth Awareness Week Kicks Off November 30

New York, NY- November 14, 2013– The first national Meth Awareness Week will be observed Saturday, November 30 through Saturday, December 7 in an effort to combat the abuse and use of methamphetamine. Coordinated by the Meth Project, a large-scale,...
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