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NEW Printable Prom Infographic – Let’s have all teens have a safe, fun prom night this year.

Are you a parent or teacher who wants youth to have a safe and fun prom night this year? The risk is not so much at school sanctioned events. The after party is where problems occur. An informal party is … Continue reading

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Parent Action Pack Featured in LCBO’s Food & Drink Magazine

Thanks to the LCBO for including a full page ad in the early summer edition of the Food & Drink magazine about our Parent Action Pack! We are excited about drawing traffic to our Parent Action Pack website and appreciate … Continue reading

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Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth: Recap of All-Partner Forum in Toronto

On March 23rd, 2015, Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) was fortunate enough to have all our provincial partners for the Health Canada project come to Toronto for a face-to-face all-partner forum. The day was full of collaboration, networking, and information … Continue reading

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PAD Featured in Prevention Hub and Mentor International’s Resource Tool

PAD is proud to have been featured in a resource tool for those looking for prevention resources, be it parents, families, teachers, health practitioners, community leaders, or policy makers. Having over 100 international resources in one place is tremendously helpful … Continue reading

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Webinar Recordings: Pathways to Substance Use

Did you miss our webinar series on Pathways to Substance Use? Pathways to Youth Substance Use: Evidence and Implications is part one of the series Youth Substance Use: From Developmental Pathways to Policy Development. The series presenters have extensive expertise … Continue reading

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PAD’s SFPY Program Featured by the Evidence Exchange Network (EENet)!

How do you convince a teenager to participate in a program with his or her parents? And how do you convince parents to participate in a skills-building program with their teenage children? These are some of the questions that Parent … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar (Mar 5): Applying Evidence to Health Promotion Practices and Policies

Applying Evidence to Health Promotion Practices and Policies is part two of the series,Youth Substance Use: From Developmental Pathways to Policy Development. In the first webinar, we established how the developmental pathways of adolescents interface with their use of alcohol … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar (Feb 10th) – Pathways to Youth Substance Use: Evidence and Implications

PAD is partnering with HC Link to deliver a two-part series on youth substance use, featuring exciting speakers from the Canadian Center on Substance Abuse and the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Sick Kids. See the flyer below for more … Continue reading

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Government of Ontario Releases the 2014 Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed

Today, the Government of Ontario released the first annual report of Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed. The report is the first to develop a ‘roadmap’ to how government and service providers can help support Ontario’s … Continue reading

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PAD presents at 2014 Children’s Mental Health Ontario conference

On November 25th, Seher from PAD attended the 2014 Children Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) conference titled “Getting it Right for Kids and Families” at the Marriot Hotel in Toronto. I attended on behalf of PAD, and we had a poster … Continue reading

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