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2014-04-03 08:27:57

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, in conjunction with Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), today announce the fifth annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards to celebrate extraordinary individuals on and off the playing field. The awards are an extension of both organizations' comprehensive efforts, including the new Play Healthy website, to educate families on the risks of steroids and performance-enhancing substances, and to...

2014-03-18 08:27:28

-Organization Honors Outstanding Pro Bono Support in Digital, Print and Broadcast Media- NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced the recipients of its annual Media Recognition Awards, given in honor of outstanding pro bono support of the organization's public service education campaigns in digital, print and broadcast media. The nonprofit, which is dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance abuse...

2014-02-25 12:25:42

~Television Spot Directs Viewers to The Hope Share, an Online Community for People in Recovery and Their Families NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to teen substance abuse, released today new television public service announcement (PSAs) promoting The Hope Share, an online story-sharing portal and community of support for those in recovery and their families. An...

2014-01-22 08:25:08

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org, GRAMMY Foundation(® )and MusiCares(® )Recognize Winners~ NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen musician Brittaney Brannock has been selected as the winner of the fourth annual GRAMMY Foundation(®) and MusiCares(®) Teens Make Music Contest for her creative interpretation of the consequences and impact of drug and alcohol use. Second and third place winners have also been chosen. The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, the two...

2013-12-18 12:26:53

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to 2013 Monitoring the Future Study~ NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders, shows an increase in the abuse of the prescription medicine Adderall among high school seniors in the U.S. over the past few years. Adderall is a prescribed stimulant that is commonly used to treat attention deficit...

2013-12-13 12:22:09

~ Coach Steve Carter of Beltsville, Maryland and Garrett Burk of Laguna Beach, California Are Honored ~ NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steve Carter, a youth coach and Parks Foundation Director from Beltsville, Maryland and Garrett Burk, a teen athlete from Laguna Beach, California, were honored by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and Major League Baseball Charities (MLB), with the fourth annual Commissioner's Play Healthy Awards. The award recipients were...

2013-12-03 08:31:45

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders, announced the election of Alan Hoffman to its Board of Directors. Alan Hoffman is Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy and Government Affairs for PepsiCo, managing public policy and government affairs activities worldwide. Recently serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to...

2013-11-08 08:27:26

Free, Safe Medicine Disposal Locations Available Throughout the Country FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On November 9, 2013 the 4(th) Annual American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) --- a national public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and encourage safe disposal will be held in communities throughout the nation. This initiative challenges families to take the Five-Step American Medicine Chest...

2013-10-17 08:25:43

"Made by Me" TV commercial premieres on National Above the Influence Day NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 the Influence (ATI) campaign. The TV spot is the first produced by The Partnership at Drugfree.org since taking the lead on ATI, now in transition from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)....

2013-09-25 12:24:27

The Partnership at Drugfree.org & Genart Debut Short Film Created by A&E "Intervention's" Tucker Capps and Competition Winner Cyrus Stowe NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genart, the experiential events and digital content marketing company supporting emerging talent, and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping families solve the problem of teen substance abuse, have teamed up to select a teen filmmaker to debut his film...