Partnership News

Updates on our work and press announcements.

New Report Finds Only Four States Provided Adequate Coverage for Addiction Treatment in 2017
Center on Addiction and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids announced today they are merging under the name Center on Addiction.
The Partnership is extending the hours on the Parent Helpline to reach even more families.
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.
The Partnership launched a new Vaping Guide, a resource to help parents talk with their kids about the risks of vaping.
Fred Muench joined an online discussion of experts from the technology space, public sector and nonprofits.
Sean Clarkin received the Leveraging and Collaboration Honor Award by the Food and Drug Administration.
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 how the Partnership inspired his community's advocate-driven organization, First Step Program.
Partnership resources on opioids were featured in Boys & Girls Club of America’s  “The Opioid and Substance Use Prevention Guide” webinars.
Earlier this month, renowned SoulCycle instructor Halle “Homegirl” Becker led 40 cycling enthusiasts in an exhilarating spin cycle class in New York City.
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.
We were saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our dear friend Dr. Herb Kleber.
The Partnership will celebrate its Winter Wish Gala on December 4 and it will be hosted by Soledad O’Brien, Producer, Award-Winning Journalist
Our official response to the Surgeon General’s Spotlight on Opioids Report, released late last week.
Join us on Thursday, August 30 at 2:00 p.m. EDT for a Facebook Live with the U. S. Surgeon General to discuss the role families can play in helping solve the nation's opioid crisis.
We are excited to announce our first-ever “Parenting Skills Facebook Live: Support for Families Concerned with Substance Use” event taking place on Wednesday, August 15 at 8 p.m. ET on the Partnership’s Facebook page.
In articles in both the Washington Post and Kaiser Health News you can read about Doug  and Bea Duncan, two of our Parent Coaches.
We’ve created two new TV PSAs that encourage parents to take action and not hesitate to reach out for help.
Join us on Wednesday, August 8 from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EDT as we co-host with the National Institute on Drug Abuse an hour-long Back-to-School Twitter Chat.
We are proud to announce that the Partnership has been chosen as an official charity partner in the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon.
Partner for Hope, Harrison Kashkin ran the Coney Island Half Marathon and generously donated the proceeds to the Partnership.
President & CEO Fred Muench reflects on his one-year anniversary leading the Partnership.