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PAD’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs Monday, September 17, 2018 6:30 p.m. North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #1 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto M2N 5V7 Featuring a presentation by Massively on the development of a chatbot … Continue reading

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Newly revised Parent Action Pack Brochure 2018 now available online

The newly revised Parent Action Pack Brochure is now available electronically in English.  It includes: a new section on fentanyl, updated statistics, and an expanded section on cannabis.                         … Continue reading

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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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Building Community Capacity for SFPY in English and French!

 PAD is very excited to be working on three projects to introduce, train and support multiple implementations of SFPY across the province – in both English and French.   Drug Strategy Communities Initiation Fund (Health Canada) We are well into … Continue reading

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Support PAD this April at the LCBO!

April is the month to PAD at any of the LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Now until April 26 look for our donation boxes on the counters of all 630 LCBO stores and make your donation! Donations will help PAD develop … Continue reading

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PAD welcomes two new peer education associates

PAD is please to welcome Kerri Kightley and Suzanne Witt-Foley to our peer education team! Kerri will be working in the Peterborough and eastern Ontario area, and Suzanne will be working in the Muskoka district. Kerri Kightley is a consultant … 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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Recap and Resources: Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth Series

Parent Action on Drugs and CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre collaborated with HC Link on an online learning series, Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth. In webinar one, we introduced and defined family-based/ family skills programming, looking … 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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Online Series: Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth

To support the work of those in the health promotion and prevention fields, HC Link is partnering with Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Health Promotion Resource Centre to deliver the two-part … Continue reading

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