October 20, 2017
If you're looking for a quick refresher on the 20 Minute Guide, don't forget to check out the 20 Minute Guide Snyopses!
News · August 11, 2017
As many of you know, the National Institute on Drug Abuse recently asked the Partnership for help gathering insights on the issues that parents face around their child's substance use. THANK YOU to all of you who participated in the survey that was distributed! This information will go a long way to increasing our understanding of the issue, and policymakers appreciation of the impact that SUDs have on families.
April 27, 2017
As you all know, the Partnership recently launched our new website, which is cleaner, easier to navigate, and -- most importantly, more focused on parents. Now we ask your help to promote the new site. The Kit below contains materials that you can use to promote the site to your network of friends, co-workers, and family. Thank you for your help!
October 20, 2016
Many thanks to those of you who were on the All Groups Call last night. The purpose of the "How to Talk to Your Kids About Anything (including alcohol and other drugs)" is to provide parents, caregivers and people who work with parents information that they can use to understand and shape behavior, communicate more effectively, and understand the risk factors for development of a substance use problem. It is currently in a draft format, but you are welcome to "test drive" it in your...
News · February 13, 2016
Please register for Talking with Youth About Marijuana: Know the Facts on Mar 03, 2016 3:00 PM EST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8341832363822235394 Please join the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning project team at Abt Associates for a webinar on “Talking with Youth about Marijuana: Know the Facts”, featuring Sion Harris, PhD, CPH, on March 3, 2016 at 3pm EST. Dr. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director, with Dr. John...
News · February 13, 2016
Below, please find a table of contents for the revised edition of the 20 Minute Guide: Introduction Helping with Understanding One Answer Does Not Fit All Behaviors Make Sense, Even Your Child’s Warning! Ambivalence is Normal! Enabling – An Overused Idea Pay Attention to the Lights! Practice, Practice, Practice! You Can’t Get it Right Every Time Helping with Self Care This is Really Stressful! Managing Your Emotions You’re Not Alone: Reducing Isolation Shame & Self Compassion:...
News · February 12, 2016
The Center for Motivation and Change publishes a great monthly newsletter. Of course you can sign up for it yourself, but I also wanted to provide you with a link here to access the newsletter. http://eepurl.com/bPMo05 We think that you will find it very helpful and informative. Check it out!
News · November 19, 2015
Another resource from the Partnership! The Medicine Abuse Project is the Partnership's initiative to address the abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Our great creative folks have created a brochure to help promote this site and information. If you are at a community event where you have the ability to share information, please contact me (Kevin) and I will send you hard copies of the brochure. I've attached a copy below so that you can know what it looks like -- Please don't print...
News · November 19, 2015
The Partnership has partnered with the Human Rights Campaign to develop a issue brief for parents of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth. LGBT are especially vulnerable to substance use disorders and this document can be helpful in helping parents understand the role they play in helping their children. Here is the document: http://drugfree.scdn1.secure.raxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/HRC-Final-Issue-Brief.pdf And here is the article about the document:...
November 03, 2015
Hi -- Below, please find "meat" of the Revised Coaching Agreement and the PSN Welcome Letter. Thanks! Kevin

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