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It takes a community to help you help your kids make safe and healthy decisions. This blog tackles the real, everyday issues our children face concerning drugs and alcohol, authored by law enforcement and other professionals in various roles serving communities just like yours.

October 01, 2013 | by CassieG 0 Comments

Updated: What Are the Drug Issues in Your State?

Updated: What Are the Drug Issues in Your State?

The “Local Drug Landcape” page on the PACT360 site gives an up-to-date, state-by-state overview of drug trends across the country. 

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April 24, 2013 | by CassieG 0 Comments

April is Drug Endangered Children Awareness Month

April is Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Awareness Month, and Wednesday, April 24 is the official DEC Awareness Day. The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Chidlren established April as DEC Awareness Month several years ago as a time to bring practitioners and community members together to show their support for children. 

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April 24, 2013 | by CassieG 0 Comments

National Study: Teen Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Up 33 Percent Since 2008

National Study: Teen Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs Up 33 Percent Since 2008

New, nationally projectable survey results released this week by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their lifetime – a 33 percent increase over the past five years.

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February 21, 2013 | by CassieG 0 Comments

FOX 5 Investigates: Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

FOX 5 Investigates: Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

Recently, Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of The Partnership at Drugfree.org was interveiwed by WTTG-TV (FOX) in Washington, DC about the prescription drug epidemic. 

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January 24, 2013 | by CassieG 0 Comments

Check Out the New PACT360 Brochure

Check Out the New PACT360 Brochure

What is PACT360, and how can this program work for you and your community? Check out our new downloadable PACT360 community education brochure, which provides a general overview of the program and its presentation elements. 

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CATEGORIES: Alcohol, Community, Drug, Parent, Prevention, Teen

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