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HC Link Conference: Linking for Healthy Communities: With Everyone, For Everyone

PAD is a member of HC Link and is lead for this conference. Please check out the conference program and register. Please click here to go directly to the registration page!      

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PAD’s Annual Report 2016 2017

Parent Action on Drugs annual report for 2016 2017 is now available. Annual Report 2016 2017

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New Opioid Education Resources for Parents/Caregivers, Educators and Students

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the School Mental Health ASSIST program partnered to produce three new downloadable print resources about opioids: the facts, the dangers, problem signs, and getting help. Prescription opioids and fentanyl are covered, … Continue reading

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Notice of AGM

Notice of 2017 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs Monday, September 11, 2017 6:30 p.m. North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #1 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto M2N 5V7 Featuring a presentation by Suzanne Witt-Foley on Youth and Mental … Continue reading

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It’s “cannabis” not “marijuana” and other interesting learnings from the Hon. Anne McLellan

By Jane McCarthy, Parent Action on Drugs Complex. Challenging. Broad societal impact.  Words that come to mind when thinking about the legalization and regulation of cannabis in Canada. I recently had the opportunity to hear the Honourable Anne McLellan, chair … Continue reading

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PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores: April 23 – May 20, 2017

Parent Action on Drugs Communique PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores from April 23 – May 20, 2017 From Sunday April 23rd to Saturday May 20th, 2017, Parent Action on Drugs will have a  donation coin … Continue reading

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PAD’s 2015-2016 Annual Report now available

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Notice of AGM

Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs Monday, September 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #1 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto M2N 5V7    

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Important Changes at PAD – Parent Action on Drugs

Parent Action on Drugs is pleased to share some exciting news about changes within our organization. As of May, 2016, Joanne Brown has assumed the role of Executive Director.  Joanne has been at PAD for over 25 years, in the roles … Continue reading

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PAD’s SFPY program featured in United Nations commissioned study on global “good practice” programs

After a long process, PAD’s Strengthening Families for Parent and Youth (SFPY) program has been selected as a global good practice in a report published by the American University of Beirut (AUB). Background In March 2014, the UN Inter Agency … Continue reading

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