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Apr 03, 2014, 09:02 ET Major League Baseball Charities and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Announce the Fifth Annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fifth annual Commissioner's Play...


Feb 25, 2014, 12:00 ET New PSAs Encourage Others to Share Stories of Addiction and Recovery

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to teen substance abuse, released today new...


Feb 03, 2014, 05:37 ET Statement from Steve Pasierb, President & CEO of The Partnership at Drugfree.org, on the Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

We are heartbroken by the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from a reported overdose of heroin. An actor of immense talent, a father to three young...


Jan 22, 2014, 07:07 ET Teen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest and a 56th Annual GRAMMY® Experience

Teen musician Brittaney Brannock has been selected as the winner of the fourth annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest for...


Dec 18, 2013, 12:54 ET Adderall Abuse Increases Among High School Students

The University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders,...


Dec 13, 2013, 10:07 ET Major League Baseball and The Partnership at Drugfree.org Present Fourth Annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards to Exemplary Youth Coach and Teen Athlete

Steve Carter, a youth coach and Parks Foundation Director from Beltsville, Maryland and Garrett Burk, a teen athlete from Laguna Beach, California,...


Dec 12, 2013, 08:10 ET Addiction to Prescription Opiates and Heroin Addressed by New Resource

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit working to find evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use, today launched a...


Dec 03, 2013, 07:00 ET Alan Hoffman Elected to Board of Directors of The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance...


Nov 14, 2013, 09:47 ET Meth Awareness Week Kicks Off November 30

The first national Meth Awareness Week will be observed Saturday, November 30 through Saturday, December 7 in an effort to combat the abuse and use...


Oct 17, 2013, 07:06 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org Premieres First Teen-Created Television Spot as Part of New Above the Influence Campaign

The Partnership at Drugfree.org today is premiering a new teen-targeted television spot, co-created by a teen, as part of its newly revamped Above...


Sep 26, 2013, 07:07 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org, GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Announce 2013 Teens Make Music Contest

Today marks the launch of the fourth annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest. Announced by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, ...


Sep 25, 2013, 11:06 ET Genart's 18th Annual Film Festival Announces Collaboration With The Partnership At Drugfree.org For #endmedicineabuse Project

Genart, the experiential events and digital content marketing company supporting emerging talent, and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national...


Sep 12, 2013, 07:07 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org Hosts Facebook Chat with Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the national nonprofit leading The Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year initiative aimed at preventing half a...


Sep 10, 2013, 07:06 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org Re-Launches The Meth Project's School-Based Meth Prevention Resource

The Partnership at Drugfree.org today launched a new, improved meth prevention lesson accessible at MethPreventionLesson.org. The newly revised...


Sep 09, 2013, 12:40 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates with Hill Holliday to Launch "Mind Your Meds" Campaign for The Medicine Abuse Project

The Partnership at Drugfree.org has collaborated with Hill Holliday to launch a new campaign today for The Medicine Abuse Project, a national action...


Sep 06, 2013, 11:07 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org and the Center for Motivation and Change Join Forces to Pioneer Unique Support Network for Parents of Young People Struggling with Drug and Alcohol Abuse

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance...


Sep 04, 2013, 07:07 ET Listen To Your Mother and The Partnership at Drugfree.org to Host Live-Streaming Event on Teen Medicine Abuse

From New York City to San Francisco and Madison, Wisconsin to Austin, Texas, the Listen To Your Mother (LTYM) Reading Series...


Sep 04, 2013, 01:33 ET The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO

Mixed news from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration...


Aug 29, 2013, 03:48 ET Department of Justice's Announcement to Defer Challenge to Legalization Laws: Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Today, the Department of Justice issued updated guidance to federal prosecutors and law enforcement in light of state ballot initiatives in...


Aug 21, 2013, 10:00 ET Hearst Television's Kathleen Keefe Elected to Board of Directors of The Partnership at Drugfree.org

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance...


Aug 20, 2013, 03:06 ET Nueva encuesta: el consumo de drogas entre los adolescentes hispanos es significativamente más elevado que otros grupos étnicos, el abuso de sustancias se está convirtiendo en comportamiento normalizado entre los jóvenes latinos

The Partnership at Drugfree.org hoy publicó una nueva investigación del último Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), una encuesta de alcance...


Aug 20, 2013, 03:06 ET New Survey: Hispanic Teen Drug Use Significantly Higher Than Other Ethnic Groups, Substance Abuse Becoming Normalized Behavior Among Latino Youth

The Partnership at Drugfree.org today released new research from the latest Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), a nationally projectable...


Aug 12, 2013, 03:34 ET Attorney General Holder's Proposal to Reduce Minimum Sentences For Non-Violent Drug Offenders: A Statement from Steve Pasierb

Attorney General Eric Holder today announced a new Justice Department policy to charge non-violent drug offenders in such a manner as to not trigger...


Jul 17, 2013, 01:00 ET Statement from Steve Pasierb on the Death of "Glee" Star Cory Monteith

We are saddened by the tragic, early death of "Glee" star Cory Monteith due to an overdose of heroin and alcohol. We hope that parents take this...


Jul 16, 2013, 12:01 ET New Survey Finds That Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

A new, nationally representative survey released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org confirms that parents who support legalization of marijuana ...