The Partnership at Drugfree.org along with numerous organizations across the country helps raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and supports the American Medicine Chest Challenge set to begin on Saturday, November 13.
Although voters in California did not pass Proposition 19 in yesterday’s election, today not much has changed for families. The ongoing debate on the proposed legalization of marijuana has already succeeded in confusing many parents and teens across the nation, while far too many teens continue to use marijuana and mistakenly believe that it is […]
We are excited to welcome mother, actor and author Melissa Gilbert as our New Celebrity Champion. Melissa joins our cause to help parents prevent and get help for a child who may be struggling with drug or alcohol addiction. The Partnership at Drugfree.org is now working with Melissa to empower parents and families across the country with a message of hope and strength as she shares her deep, personal connection to our issue.
Long-time nonprofit’s mission evolves; research demonstrates parents’ increased need for help and support on teen drug and alcohol issues Actor, Author and Parent Melissa Gilbert Joins as First-Ever Celebrity Champion NEW YORK, NY – October 7, 2010 – The Partnership for a Drug-Free America announced today that it is changing its name to the Partnership […]
Addiction takes a devastating toll on families and individuals, and 35 million families with children ages 9-17 need help with drug and alcohol prevention. But we know too that our cause is not hopeless and that the parents and families we serve are not helpless. Because of this, and whenever we can, we want to […]
Troubling increases in teen drug use, including prescription medications and marijuana, as reported in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), points directly to the greater need for parent involvement and activism.