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.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is proud to be working with the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, on an innovative new program to help local parents and families impacted by the opioid crisis.
The Partnership has been tapped by Media Planet USA as recurring contributors on adolescent substance use, working together on articles that bring awareness to important issues affecting society today.
David Sheff, journalist and The New York Times best-selling author of “Beautiful Boy” and “Clean,” was our guest host for our very first Facebook Live Thursday, June 16. He shared his personal story of being the father of a child who has struggled with substance use, read an excerpt from his book, and answered our community’s questions.
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.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today announced the launch of BREAKING POINTS, a new, short documentary film that raises awareness about the level of stress that high school and college students experience and the unhealthy ways that many of them cope.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today launched “Who Controls You,” a new multimedia campaign for teens that illustrates some of the pressures they face, including peer pressure to drink and use drugs, issues with body image and bullying, among others.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today released Preventing Substance Abuse Among LGBTQ Teens, an issue brief focusing on helping parents, educators and other youth-serving professionals understand the unique challenges – including bullying and family rejection – faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth that contribute to their heightened rates of substance abuse.