We are grateful to Sigmund Software for their generosity in selecting the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids as their charity beneficiary at their Sigmund Software South Florida Conference, this past January.
Talon David, a teen singer and songwriter, has been chosen as the winner of the seventh annual GRAMMY Foundation®, MusiCares®, and the Partnership’s Teens Make Music Contest for her original interpretation of the importance of living above the influence of drug and alcohol use.
With 144 people dying from overdose each day and families across the country struggling to find help for a loved one with a substance use disorder, the Partnership urges the new Administration to make the country’s opioid epidemic a priority.
This Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media, share why you choose to support the Partnership. We invite you to help us share this important social media campaign leading up to and on Giving Tuesday, November 29 using our #UNSELFIE template and suggested sample social posts.
On Wednesday, October 19, the Partnership hosted a live Facebook chat with Dr. Denise Pope, co-founder of Challenge Success at Stanford University and author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids. The discussion explored ways parents can help their kids manage stress.
Join us on Wednesday, October 19 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT for a live Facebook chat with Dr. Denise Pope, co-founder of Challenge Success at Stanford University and author of Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids.
On Tuesday, September 20, the Partnership hosted a live Facebook chat with Alan Schwarz, former national correspondent for The New York Times and author of A.D.H.D. Nation. He discussed teen stimulant abuse and more.
The Partnership today announced the national launch of “Search and Rescue,” a prescriber education campaign that gives healthcare providers the resources they need to prescribe opioids responsibly and prevent the misuse and abuse of medicine in their practices.
The National Association of Broadcasters announced at a Capitol Hill press conference yesterday that local radio and TV broadcasters will undertake a national effort to address heroin use and prescription drug abuse impacting communities across the country.
Join us next Tuesday, September 20 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT for a live Facebook chat with Alan Schwarz, former national correspondent for The New York Times and author of the new book A.D.H.D. Nation. He will discuss the prevalence and normalization of teens abusing Rx medications used to treat ADHD without a prescription and more.
A letter issued today by the DEA Acting Administrator, states that marijuana will remain a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act, while encouraging further scientific research into the medical applications of marijuana.