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Introducing a Campus Guide for Hook Up to Breast Cancer Prevention

 Hook Up to Breast Cancer Prevention aims to help young women reduce their risk of breast cancer by encouraging them to develop healthy lifestyle behaviours like reduced alcohol and tobacco consumption, increased physical activity and health eating. Hook Up to Breast Cancer … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday – a new national giving day

GivingTuesday is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering. Set to take place each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year GivingTuesday will be celebrated on December 3, 2013.       Celebrate the giving season by shopping our … 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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PAD is an official supporter of Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines

PAD is proud to announce that we are an official supporter of Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. PAD references the guidelines in several of our resource materials, including  our new Parent Action Pack: Fact, Stats & Talking Points about Alcohol and … Continue reading

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The Latest Stats & Facts: Monthly Round Up (September 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! Cannabis & Psychosis is a website about the relationship between cannabis use … Continue reading

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Highlights from 2012-2013

It’s been a busy year! Find out what PAD was up to over the last year here.  

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