Friday, June 22, 2012

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Collaborates With Mitch Winehouse, Father of Iconic Singer, Songwriter Amy Winehouse

Opioids’ Side Effects and Risk of Addiction Related to Genetics, Twin Study Finds | The Partnership

Opioids’ Side Effects and Risk of Addiction Related to Genetics, Twin Study Finds | The Partnership

“Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign Doubled Calls to Quit Hotline | The Partnership

“Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign Doubled Calls to Quit Hotline | The Partnership

Supreme Court Rules Changes to Crack Cocaine Penalties May be Applied Retroactively | The Partnership

Prescription Drug Monitoring Pilot Program Launched in Two States | The Partnership

Prescription Drug Monitoring Pilot Program Launched in Two States | The Partnership

Hearings to Focus on Implementation of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act | The Partnership

Hearings to Focus on Implementation of Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act | The Partnership

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Prescription Drug Abuse Fueling Rise in Heroin Addiction | The Partnership

Prescription Drug Abuse Fueling Rise in Heroin Addiction | The Partnership

19 tons of pot dumped at sea near US-Mexico border

Drunk driver reunites with arresting cop

My Child Is a Drug Addict


By Judy Kirkwood
It started at about age 13 with marijuana. You might not think that’s much of a drug addiction. Marijuana as a "gateway" drug is a problem critics love to make fun. For us, it was the beginning of a long siege of parenting adventures in drug addiction.

Use of ADHD Drugs Grew By 46 Percent in Children From 2002 to 2010 | The Partnership

Use of ADHD Drugs Grew By 46 Percent in Children From 2002 to 2010 | The Partnership

Stricter Control on Painkillers Fail Due to Lobbying by Pharmacists and Drug Chains | The Partnership

Stricter Control on Painkillers Fail Due to Lobbying by Pharmacists and Drug Chains | The Partnership

Monday, June 18, 2012

NY Senator Calls on Federal Government to Help Prevent Opioid Exposure in Newborns | The Partnership

NY Senator Calls on Federal Government to Help Prevent Opioid Exposure in Newborns | The Partnership

Senate Report: Prescription Drug Abuse One of Biggest Drug Policy Threats Facing US | The Partnership

Senate Report: Prescription Drug Abuse One of Biggest Drug Policy Threats Facing US | The Partnership

New Studies Shed Much-Needed Light on Alcohol-Induced Memory Blackouts | The Partnership

New Studies Shed Much-Needed Light on Alcohol-Induced Memory Blackouts | The Partnership

1991 L.A. police beating victim Rodney King found dead

1991 L.A. police beating victim Rodney King found dead

All about the 'bath salts' that aren't really for your bath

All about the 'bath salts' that aren't really for your bath

Monday, June 11, 2012

More High School Students Using ADHD Drugs to Get Better Grades | The Partnership

More High School Students Using ADHD Drugs to Get Better Grades | The Partnership

Kerlikowske: Addiction is a Disease, Not a Moral Failure | The Partnership

Kerlikowske: Addiction is a Disease, Not a Moral Failure | The Partnership

A&E ‘Intervention’ Condones Interventionist Abuse





American Pain: The Largest U.S. Pill Mill's Rise and Fall

6 Skill Sets Every Child Needs to Guard Against Addiction

Prescription Painkillers Containing Hydrocodone May Become More Tightly Regulated | The Partnership

Prescription Painkillers Containing Hydrocodone May Become More Tightly Regulated | The Partnership

Commentary: Responding to America’s Medicine Cabinet Epidemic | The Partnership

Commentary: Responding to America’s Medicine Cabinet Epidemic | The Partnership

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Painkillers Fuel Growth in Drug Addiction

N.Y. governor proposes decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana

Treating Teens for Depression Can Reduce Odds of Future Drug Abuse | The Partnership

Treating Teens for Depression Can Reduce Odds of Future Drug Abuse | The Partnership