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Partnership for a Drug Free America

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

David Blistein | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Blistein

"This is your brain. This is drugs. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?" -- Script for PSA by Partnership for a Drug-Free America, 1987 This...

The White Picket Fence Is Around our Family's Hearts by Susie Spain

Susie Spain | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Susie Spain

For kids, drug and alcohol use and abuse is pervasive, tenacious and it hurts everybody's hearts. It saddens families and it steals people blind.

In Every Fairytale, Fable and Story

Susie Spain | Posted 08.11.2012 | Impact
Susie Spain

In the closing of the 2012 school year, what is cool is that everybody seems less afraid. Parents are less afraid, kids are less afraid, schools are less afraid, and communities are optimistically becoming proactive in the drug and alcohol prevention education topic.

Nudge the U.S. Out of Its Obesity

Kevin Hansen | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Kevin Hansen

Unlike anti-smoking advocacy, anti-obesity policymaking is a much less mature field, and the public is still unsure when -- or if -- it wants the government meddling in what it eats and drinks.

Scare Tactics in Climate Change and Addiction

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Here's the thing -- the data in Canada, where the legal gambling age is 18-19, depending on the province -- is that most young people take it or leave it.

An Open Letter to Lindsay Lohan: You need the right kind of friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Dear Lindsay, Anyone who isn't living under a rock has already heard you were sentenced to 90 days in the LA County Jail for violating your DUI proba...