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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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2013 AGM – Celebrating 30 years of PAD: Continuity, Collaboration and Change

You are cordially invited to the  2013 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs in celebration of PAD’s 30th Anniversary  Date:  Monday, September 30, 2013 Time: 6:30 p.m. for Supper / 7:00 p.m. Program Place: North York Memorial Community Hall, … Continue reading

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Launch of the Parent Action Pack

New resource helps parents guide teens in making healthier and safer decisions about alcohol and other drugs Toronto, ON – September 4, 2013 – Just in time for the new school year, Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) is launching the Parent … Continue reading

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