Partnership News

Updates on our work in the field and collaboration with partners.

“The First Day” Film Collaboration with Herren Talks

We have partnered with Chris Herren and the Herren Project on the new film, The First Day.

New National Study: Parents Miss Key Opportunities to Protect Kids from Risks of Substance Use as Teens Grow Older

Our latest national study on teens: New data shows parents miss key opportunities to protect kids from risks of substance use

Aaron Hogue, Ph.D., Guest at Children’s Health and Wellbeing Workshop

Our own Aaron Hogue, Ph.D., was an invited guest at a Children’s Health and Wellbeing Workshop earlier this month.

Center on Addiction Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon

Partners For Hope Team to run on behalf of Center on Addiction in the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

We collaborated with the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families.

New Campaign Aims to Break Silence on Opioid Addiction

We’ve collaborated with Facebook on a new public awareness campaign to reduce the stigma that surrounds opioid addiction.

Center on Addiction CEO Named to Committee to Address Emerging Drug Threats in U.S.

Our CEO, Creighton Drury, has been tapped to serve on the Office of National Drug Control Policy's Emerging Threats Committee

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday, April 27

The next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is set for this Saturday, April 27

New Report Finds Only Four States Provided Adequate Coverage for Addiction Treatment in 2017

New Report Finds Only Four States Provided Adequate Coverage for Addiction Treatment in 2017

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and Center on Addiction Announce Merger

Center on Addiction and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids announced today they are merging under the name Center on Addiction.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Extends Helpline Hours to Reach Even More Families in Need of Support

The Partnership is extending the hours on the Parent Helpline to reach even more families.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to 2018 Monitoring the Future Study

The National Institutes of Health’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking substance use among nearly 45,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders, shows a dramatic increase in American teens’ use of vaping devices in just a single year.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Launches Vaping Resource for Parents

The Partnership launched a new Vaping Guide, a resource to help parents talk with their kids about the risks of vaping.

Fred Muench Part of Google Panel in Washington, DC

Fred Muench joined an online discussion of experts from the technology space, public sector and nonprofits.

Sean Clarkin Awarded the Leveraging and Collaboration Honor Award by the FDA

Sean Clarkin received the Leveraging and Collaboration Honor Award by the Food and Drug Administration.

Partner for Hope Georgia Lenas to Run 2018 TCS New York City Marathon

Our Partners for Hope Team – a volunteer group of marathoners - will run the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on behalf of the families we serve.

Sgt. Tony Winstead Shares his Story on How the Partnership Inspired Him

Sgt. Tony Winstead shares how the Partnership inspired his community's advocate-driven organization, First Step Program.

Partnership Resources Featured in “Opioid and Substance Use Prevention Guide” Webinars

Partnership resources on opioids were featured in Boys & Girls Club of America’s  “The Opioid and Substance Use Prevention Guide” webinars.

Ride for Hope

Earlier this month, renowned SoulCycle instructor Halle “Homegirl” Becker led 40 cycling enthusiasts in an exhilarating spin cycle class in New York City.

New Discussion Guide for “Beautiful Boy”

We are pleased to partner with Amazon Studios and serve as a resource for the new film, "Beautiful Boy," which premieres nationwide this November. We created a discussion guide to accompany the film, in the hopes that it will foster discussion about substance use and provide insight into how families address addiction.

With Gratitude to Our Long-Time Friend, Dr. Herb Kleber

We were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our dear friend Dr. Herb Kleber.

Winter Wish Gala to Be Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, Producer, Award-Winning Journalist

The Partnership will celebrate its Winter Wish Gala on December 4 and it will be hosted by Soledad O’Brien, Producer, Award-Winning Journalist

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids Report

Our official response to the Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids Report, released late last week.