Partnership News

Updates on our work and press announcements.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the sixth annual Commissioner’s Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids introduced The Marijuana Talk Kit, a new resource addressing the changing marijuana landscape and the communication between parents and teens.
New research released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirms several “disconnects” in the pain-related communication between healthcare prescribers of prescription opiates (Rx painkillers) and their patients.
New research released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirms several “disconnects” in the pain-related communication between healthcare prescribers of prescription opiates (Rx painkillers) and their patients.
Together with its parent partners and the Community Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Morris (CCSHM), an initiative of Morris County Prevention is Key (MCPIK), the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids this week launched a first-of-its-kind community effort to address the heroin/opiate crisis in Morris County, New Jersey.
We are collaborating with DDB California on a new, integrated creative campaign that shows how friends want to be supportive, but when it comes to a child’s drug use, most don’t know what to say. We do.
After 24 years, I have decided the time is right for me to leave the Partnership. My departure is set for March 31st, but I will continue to serve as an advisor to the Board of Directors and organization through the next several months. I'll always be a friend and supporter of the Partnership's life-changing and life-saving work.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids was featured this morning on the TODAY show, as part of its week-long series, “The Secret Lives of Teens.”
This year’s Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) results, which shows a significant increase – a doubling – in the reported lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) among teens. Here are some highlights from the media coverage.

BREAKING NEWS: New, nationally projectable survey results released today by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirmed a significant increase – a doubling – in the reported lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) among teens.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids premiered today a new teen-targeted television spot as part of its Above the Influence (ATI) campaign. The TV spot is the second produced by the Partnership since taking the lead on ATI.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, and agency Hill Holliday, were honored with a Gold Lion at the first-ever Lions Health Awards for the public service campaign “Mind Your Meds.” The campaign was developed by Hill Holliday for the Partnership as part of its Medicine Abuse Project.
Last week, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids hosted our third annual All-Star Tasting in New York City. Celebrity chefs and all-star athletes came together for a night of food and fun in support of our important work.