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.
NEW YORK, NY – December 22, 2010 – the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today announced a new strategic partner to help support the organization’s outreach to address teen drug and alcohol use within the Latino and Spanish-speaking community and equip Hispanic parents with tools from prevention to treatment of drug and alcohol abuse. The National […]
~Patty Sterner of Willmar, Minnesota and Loureen Prudente of Troy, Michigan are Honored~ New York, NY (December 15, 2010) – Patty Sterner, a coach and mother from Willmar, Minnesota and Loureen Prudente, a teen athlete from Troy, Michigan, were honored by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, in conjunction with Major League Baseball (MLB) Charities, with […]
Research about Dangerous Practice – and the 11 Internet Commerce Companies Partnering Together to Protect Patients – Announced as Part of White House Forum Washington, D.C. – Illegal online drug sellers have provided tens of millions of Americans prescription medication via the Internet without a valid prescription, recent research has found. These rogue sellers have preyed […]
Statement of Steve Pasierb, President New York, NY – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study (MTF) – the largest survey on teen drug abuse tracking over 46,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders – shows that teens’ daily use of marijuana, especially among 8th graders, has increased significantly, with overall illicit drug use among […]
Kids learn a lot from their parents, who are the number one influence in the lives of their children, and the way parents talk about and handle their own alcohol use affects their kids and teens. Parents’ “model behavior” may have a direct impact on the choices teens make for themselves about alcohol and or […]
We remember and honor Phil Joanou, one of the most accomplished and celebrated advertising figures of the past 30 years. In large part, Phil was responsible for the original concept that founded our organization. As a business leader, he thought if advertising could be successful at selling products and ideas, it could ‘unsell’ drugs and […]
the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’s Celebrity Champion, Melissa Gilbert, was recently featured on CBS’ “The Talk” – a new daytime TV show that analyzes life issues through the eyes of the hosts whose common denominator is that they are all moms. Watch as Melissa discusses her important work with our organization, shares her personal family […]