The Partnership at Drugfree.org responds to national study released today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University underscores the vital role of parents in preventing drug and alcohol abuse among their children and teens.
The Partnership at Drugfree.org welcomes Libby Zimmer as the organization’s SVP and Director of Development. Zimmer will play an important role in increasing the nonprofit’s development capacity and lead the enlistment and cultivation of individuals directly affected by addiction.
As kids get older, keeping them safe can get complicated. While separating from parents can be healthy, teens are notorious for bad, sometimes dangerous decisions. Parents face a troubling dilemma: Do the dangers of teen drug abuse override the right to privacy? When should parents snoop on their teens?
The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced the recipients of its annual Media Recognition Awards, given in honor of outstanding pro bono support of the organization’s public service education campaigns in national print, broadcast and digital media.
This week we are in Massachusetts, a state deeply affected by the prescription drug abuse epidemic, co-hosting community education presentations with Representatives Nick Collins (South Boston), Martin J. Walsh (Dorchester) and Steven M. Walsh (Lynn). These presentations will help inform educators, counselors, health care professionals, parents and mentors about teen substance abuse. Attendees will also […]
“Jeremy’s beautiful smile would light up a room and his kind heart would warm it” –Cyndi Glass the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids recognizes Cyndi Glass and all of the supporters who helped make “Jeremy’s Run” a successful event, with more than 1,000 people who actively participated in the annual run. Jeremy’s Run is held in […]
SHOP AND SUPPORT: An Easy Way to Support Parents and Families There’s a brand new way to champion a great cause on behalf of parents and families. Shop your favorite, popular online retailers while supporting our mission – helping parents prevent substance abuse in their own families and getting help for a loved one who […]
“If addiction has one redeeming value, it’s that it doesn’t discriminate, crossing all ethnic, economic and social barriers,” reveals father and author, James Brown. Join us for our monthly “Meet the Parents Hour,” a popular, LIVE Facebook Chat and Q&A session taking place this Friday, June 17 at 12 p.m. EDT/ 9 a.m. PDT, featuring […]