We are pleased to partner with Amazon Studios and serve as a resource for the new film, “Beautiful Boy,” which premieres nationwide this November. We created a discussion guide to accompany the film, in the hopes that it will foster discussion about substance use and provide insight into how families address addiction.
We are excited to announce our first-ever “Parenting Skills Facebook Live: Support for Families Concerned with Substance Use” event taking place on Wednesday, August 15 at 8 p.m. ET on the Partnership’s Facebook page.
We are pleased to announce that starting this May, Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re joining Facebook’s effort to help those who may be struggling with mental health and/or substance use disorders with support, real-time counsel, and tools and resources.
Our President and CEO, Marcia Lee Taylor, participated in the session, HIDTA Heroin Response Strategy: Take-Home Strategies for Your Community, which highlighted several High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas collaboration with the Partnership and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
With 144 people dying from a drug overdose each day in the U.S., the country is facing a public health crisis that is tearing millions of families apart. The Partnership has been on the frontlines of this issue for more than 30 years. Today, the organization announced its priority to support families who need help for a loved one, unveiling a new website customized for a parent’s journey in addressing their child’s substance use.
With 144 people dying from overdose each day and families across the country struggling to find help for a loved one with a substance use disorder, the Partnership urges the new Administration to make the country’s opioid epidemic a priority.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Prinkshop today launched new, bold graphic design t-shirts and tote bags reminding people to “Mind Your Meds.” Proceeds benefit the Partnership’s work to prevent half a million teens from abusing medicine.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today announced the celebration of the Fourth Annual Above the Influence (ATI) Day, a national event that celebrates teens across the country who choose to rise above the negative influences in their lives to be their best selves.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit working to reduce substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and engaging with teens, today announced a “Back-to-School Survival Guide” for parents and families.
New research released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirms several “disconnects” in the pain-related communication between healthcare prescribers of prescription opiates (Rx painkillers) and their patients.
We are collaborating with DDB California on a new, integrated creative campaign that shows how friends want to be supportive, but when it comes to a child’s drug use, most don’t know what to say. We do.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is proud to celebrate the people and organizations that make our work possible at our annual Winter Wish Gala event. This November 20, we hope you will join us in an evening that will reflect our vision and “wish” that all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse.
IT’SUGAR, the national retail candy store popular with teens, is currently selling products that make light of prescription drug abuse – a dangerous behavior responsible for more deaths in the U.S. each year than heroin and cocaine combined.
We sat down with Jerry Otero, parent support specialist at the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’s Parents Toll-Free Helpline, to find out what “Molly” is and what it means for kids and parents. Q: What is Molly? A: “Molly,” is the powder or crystal form of MDMA, which is the chemical used in Ecstasy. Some claim that […]
Science-Based Tool Combines Parenting Principles into Action-Oriented Resource New York, NY, March 13, 2012 –the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, in collaboration with Philadelphia-based Treatment Research Institute (TRI), has released a new tool to help parents and caregivers prevent adolescent drug and alcohol problems. The “Six Components of Effective Parenting,” based in scientific research, is the […]
Strategic Partnership to Educate Families About Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness and Broaden Scope of Shared Resources on Teen Health NEW YORK, NY – February 24, 2011 – the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University today announced a new strategic collaboration to educate families […]
Parenting Style Differences Research indicates that mothers and fathers tend to have more similarities than differences when it comes to parenting their children. However, while not necessarily right or wrong there are differences in style between mothers and fathers that are worth noting. Of interest to prevention efforts is the finding that mothers tend to […]
The Partnership at Drugfree.org has been awarded a grant of more than $50,000 from the Denver, Colorado-based Daniels Fund. The grant will support collaboration between the Denver Office of Drug Strategy (DODS) and the nonprofit to pilot a new community education program called the Time To Act Community Program.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org held its 8th Annual Gala earlier this month to celebrate and thank parents, families and all supporters who have been instrumental in reaching thousands of families struggling with teen substance abuse.