The campaign trail to the White House has seen many presidential candidates expressing not only their views on addiction, but also the proactive steps they have taken to act on this public health crisis.
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 Board of Directors of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit dedicated to reducing substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and engaging with teens, has officially named Marcia Lee Taylor President and CEO of the organization.
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.
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.
~Marcia Lee Taylor Named Interim CEO, Board Launches Search for Permanent Executive~ March 6, 2015, New York, NY – The Board of Directors of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit dedicated to reducing substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and engaging with teens, today announced that President & CEO, Steve Pasierb, M.Ed., […]
~ Multi-Year Effort Will Help Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicines by 2017 ~ New York, NY, March 25, 2013 – the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug and alcohol abuse, will work with top marketing agency Hill Holliday on the next wave of […]
This month, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is participating in various events around the country to help address the issue of prescription drug abuse. Here’s a snapshot of what’s going on in May: On May 4, our President and CEO Steve Pasierb presented at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia as part of the fourth […]
Our President and CEO, Steve Pasierb, and Marcia Lee Taylor, VP, Government Affairs of The Partnership at Drugfree.org, presented this morning at the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando, FL. Their session, “Changing the Public’s Behavior around Medicine Abuse,” addressed the need for a research-based and sustained national prevention effort designed to reduce medicine […]