Partnership News

Updates on our work and press announcements.

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.
We were highlighted in the Washington Post in a spotlight article featuring personalized guidance and advice for parents.
Latest parent coach training took place at Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA) in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Partnership has expanded its collaboration with Google to ensure that parents can more easily access evidence-based resources to address a substance use disorder within their families.
We hosted our latest parent coach training in New Jersey with the help of our partners, Hope Sheds Light and the Center for Motivation and Change Foundation for Change.
The Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to close a gap in desperately needed support for parents.
The Addiction Solutions Campaign has released recommendations for investing in solutions to the opioid crisis.
Partnership Parent Coach Susan Knade recently participated in a Baltimore, MD town hall meeting focused on the opioid crisis.
Pat Aussem, recently led a presentation focused on vaping for parents, teachers and other high school staff at Mamaroneck High School in New York.
We have relaunched “Search and Rescue,” our opioid prescriber education campaign website.
Google announces matching grant to help us fund our family support services.
The latest Parent Coach Training takes place in Phoenix, Arizona.
We've partnered with Google and the DEA to Promote National Prescription Take Back Day, on April 28th.
We will host our 2018 All-Star Tasting on Wednesday, May 16 at New York City’s own Riverpark – a Tom Colicchio restaurant.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids released a new video series for parents seeking help for a loved one’s intravenous opioid use.
We were honored to attend last week’s National Rx Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta, GA.
Our partner, IGA USA, has committed to another year of helping families address the opioid epidemic.
Congress appropriated $6 Billion to address the opioid crisis, but it might not be for what you think. Learn more about why family services are important.
We served on the panel at the 2018 National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.
We are thrilled to announce that Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has been selected as an official Charity Partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon taking place on November 4, 2018.
We co-hosted with Netflix a screening of their compelling and Oscar-nominated original short documentary film, Heroin(e), at the SoHo House in New York City.
Nancy and Michael Grogan, along with other cycling enthusiasts who believe in the Partnership’s mission, came together for the Second Annual Ride for Recovery, which took place at Cyclebar in Wellesely, Massachusetts.
We are grateful to the National Association of Broadcasters that has donated more than $32 million in airtime for PSAs focused on opioid abuse awareness and prevention.
Partnership Parent Coach Ron Bobal recently shared his family’s story on the Memphis area’s ABC affiliate's morning TV show.