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The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (the Partnership), a CSIP partner, recently extended the hours for its popular helpline. The helpline is now available from 9AM to 12AM EST Monday through Friday (Saturday and Sunday 12PM to 5PM EST). Helpline staff can be reached via the Partnership’s website or by phone, text, or Facebook Messenger. Parents calling the helpline find bilingual support services and a connection to the Partnership’s Parent Coaching program. Read More
Our January newsletter highlights the importance of parents talking openly with their children on the dangers of drug and alcohol use. It features information on the Parent Talk Toolkit from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (the Partnership) and MedicineSafe. The toolkit provides strategies for initiating these difficult conversations.
MedicineSafe is a collaboration between CSIP and the Partnership. It brings together a coalition of national and state partners to provide expert information and tools for safely managing prescription drugs and opioid addiction.
The following articles about the ongoing crisis of opioid and prescription drug abuse appeared in major newspapers, periodicals and online sources between December 3 and December 6. Read More