Partnership President will join the Addiction Policy Forum, Senator Ted Cruz and other key stakeholders on Thursday, February 4th, as part of a roundtable discussion on the addiction and heroin epidemic.
This week, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids President and CEO, Marcia Lee Taylor, submitted testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee for Wednesday’s hearing urging for ways to address the heroin and prescription drug epidemic.
The White House has announced today that President Obama will host a community forum in Charleston, West Virginia on the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic in that state and in communities across the country.
Heroin and prescription painkiller abuse is having a devastating effect on public health and safety across the United States – and without proper prevention and treatment, more families and communities will be impacted.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today released a new web resource to help drive awareness and action around the dangerous risks of prescription (Rx) medicine abuse among teens. The tool is an interactive infographic that illustrates the path leading some teens and young adults from prescription painkiller abuse into heroin addiction.