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Strengthening Families – Training in Toronto!

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) will be hosting a one day combination training  on Strengthening Families for the Future and Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth. This event is for agencies and … Continue reading

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New resources for parents and teens to help plan for a safe prom

It’s prom season! Parent Action on Drugs has updated the Parent Action Pack website with a new set of prom-related resources  to ensure all teens enjoy a safe and happy prom night! What Parents Should Know about Prom (and the After Party) – a … Continue reading

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The Latest Stats & Facts: Spring Round Up (February + March + April 2014)

Each month PAD compiles the latest news, evidence and resources about parenting, teen development, and alcohol and other drugs into a single blog post.  Have something to add? Please let us know! A new study from Northwestern Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical … Continue reading

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The Latest Stats & Facts: Monthly Round Up (January 2014)

Each month PAD compiles the latest news, evidence and resources about parenting, teen development, and alcohol and other drugs into a single blog post.  Have something to add? Please let us know! Ottawa Public Health launched “have THAT talk” – a mental health video campaign to … Continue reading

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Art buyer’s story about supporting PAD

GivingTuesday is a global movement dedicated to giving back. Earlier this year we revamped our website making more of our resources available online. We’ve seen our web traffic grow tremendously – receiving visitors from all corners of the world: Australia, … Continue reading

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Strengthening Francophone Youth and Families:Un nouveau projet pour Nexus Santé et Parent Action on Drugs

Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and Health Nexus, as members of HC Link, are pleased to announce the start of a two-and-a-half year project: Strengthening Francophone Youth and Families. With funds from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care … Continue reading

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National Addictions Awareness Week 2013

National Addictions Awareness Week 2013 focuses on youth drug prevention. PAD has developed a number of resources to help youth navigate information about alcohol and other drugs in a way that is meaningful to them. PAD’s resources for youth present the … Continue reading

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PAD at Issues of Substance National Conference, November 4-6, 2013

by Diane Buhler, Executive Director I had the privilege of attending the national conference of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse in Ottawa this week. PAD was an exhibitor, sharing a table with Marie Brisson from Best Start, the maternal, … Continue reading

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The Latest Stats & Facts: Monthly Round Up (October 2013)

Each month PAD compiles the latest news, evidence and resources about parenting, teen development, and alcohol and other drugs into a single blog post.  Have something to add? Please let us know! Kids Help Phone has launched a new dating section on their website … Continue reading

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Parent Action Pack featured in the fall edition of Action News

Executive Director Diane Buhler writes about the development of the Parent Action Pack for the latest edition of CCSA’s Action News. Read the full issue here.

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