Partnership News

Updates on our work and press announcements.

One of our Parent Coaches, Jacqueline Perrine, a mother from Tennessee who lost her son Adam to an opioid addiction in 2015, shared her story with News Channel 5 in Tennessee.
Dr. Thomas McLellan will receive the prestigious James E. Burke award in honor of our former Chairman, Jim Burke.
We continue to work diligently to help find concrete solutions to address the national opioid crisis.
We held a training hosted by the Drug Enforcement Administration to help students learn about the power of Public Service Announcements.
Five of the nation’s leading advocacy organizations for effective enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Parity Act) announced the launch of the Parity@10 Compliance Campaign.
With 144 people dying every day to a drug overdose, the additional tools this declaration provides are critical.
We recently hosted another successful parent coach training, this time in Dayton, Ohio, where 12 caring family members who have been impacted by a loved one’s substance use were trained to become parent coaches.
One of our parent coaches, Bill Guy, was recently interviewed by OKC news in Oklahoma.
The latest “Train the Trainer” session – an initiative of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s DEA360 program – took place in Dayton, Ohio.
We presented at a discussion on adolescent substance use, hosted by the Hilton Foundation and Legal Action Center this month.
The Cincinnati Reds welcomed the Partnership at a stakeholder roundtable focused on leveraging our resources to address the opioid epidemic in Cincinnati.
The Partnership was on hand in Nashville, Tennessee to deliver the second of three parent coach trainings.
The Partnership teamed up with Church Health group in Memphis, Tennessee to deliver the first of three parent coach trainings last weekend.
August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day, so let’s do our part to prevent more loss and suffering.
Fred Muench has been named President and CEO of Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
One of the first collective initiatives of the new Addiction Solutions Campaign is a major effort to secure equitable insurance coverage for addiction treatment, which consumers are entitled to under the Parity Act.
David Sheff, journalist and The New York Times best-selling author of “Beautiful Boy” and “Clean,” was our guest host for our very first Facebook Live Thursday, June 16. He shared his personal story of being the father of a child who has struggled with substance use, read an excerpt from his book, and answered our community’s questions.
We hosted our fifth All-Star Tasting in New York City last week at Chef Tom Colicchio’s Riverpark restaurant in New York City.
We are pleased to announce that starting this May, Mental Health Awareness Month, we're joining Facebook’s effort to help those who may be struggling with mental health and/or substance use disorders with support, real-time counsel, and tools and resources.
The Partnership is collaborating with Hearst Television on a year-long multi-platform news and investigative series, “State of Addiction.”
The Partnership’s memorable #WeGotYou campaign has been recognized with two Clio Health Awards.
The Partnership's Winter Wish Gala raised nearly $1.1 million to help provide support and guidance to families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use.
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