Press Releases

We are proud to announce that the Partnership has been chosen as an official charity partner in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon.
The Partnership has expanded its collaboration with Google to ensure that parents can more easily access evidence-based resources to address a substance use disorder within their families.
The Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to close a gap in desperately needed support for parents.
The Addiction Solutions Campaign has released recommendations for investing in solutions to the opioid crisis.
We have relaunched “Search and Rescue,” our opioid prescriber education campaign website.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids released a new video series for parents seeking help for a loved one’s intravenous opioid use.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to 2017 National Institute of Health's Monitoring the Future Study
Five of the nation’s leading advocacy organizations for effective enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Parity Act) announced the launch of the Parity@10 Compliance Campaign.
Fred Muench has been named President and CEO of Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
One of the first collective initiatives of the new Addiction Solutions Campaign is a major effort to secure equitable insurance coverage for addiction treatment, which consumers are entitled to under the Parity Act.
The Surgeon General’s landmark report, Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, was released today. Please read our statement here.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, launched "Fried Egg 2016," a campaign that illustrates the evolution of the drug landscape, including the challenging questions parents get asked by their kids.
The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study, an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among 40,000 8th-, 10th,- and 12th- graders, shows some positive inroads and encouraging news in substance abuse among American youth.
Chad Smock, a youth coach from Hilliard, Ohio and Cameron Justice, a teen athlete from Dublin, Ohio, were honored by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Major League Baseball Charities, with the sixth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards.
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.
Today, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit dedicated to reducing substance abuse among adolescents, and Google announced that they are expanding their ongoing efforts to make resources on teen substance abuse easier for families to find online.
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.
The Partnership is joining forces with thousands of other advocacy organizations and individuals for the UNITE to Face Addiction Rally on the National Mall in Washington D.C., Sunday, October 4.