Category Archives: News

Welcome to the new – and very much improved – PAD website

We are very excited to have completed the challenging task of converting our old website to this new one. Actually, it was so much more than a conversion! If you have been on our old website, you might notice: The … Continue reading

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HC Link Conference – Linking for Healthy Communities: Collaborating for Change

Registration is now open for HC Link’s 2013 provincial conference, Linking for Healthy Communities: Collaborating for Change. This year’s conference theme is: Creating community change… by engaging our communities, working in partnership and fostering environments and conditions that support health. The conference will be held … Continue reading

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PAD partners with LCBO to produce new Parent Action Pack

From LCBO’s 2012-13 Social Responsibility Update: “Parent Action on Drugs (PAD): During 2012-13, work began on a new Parent Action Pack to provide facts, statistics and strategies to help parents take action, initiate dialogue and keep the discussion going with their teenagers about alcohol. … Continue reading

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All through March LCBO Stores raise funds for PAD

March is the month to support Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) at any of the LCBO stores throughout Ontario. From Sunday, March 3 until March 31, look for our donation boxes on the counters of all 630 LCBO stores and … Continue reading

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Article from the Wellington Advertiser on PAD’s participation in the LCBO Donation Box Program

LCBO stores raise funds for Parent Action on Drugs: read the article here.

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E-Forum on Youth and Drinking: Is there Evidence to Support Low-Risk Guidelines for Youth?

Last week, Parent Action on Drugs and HC Link hosted a three-day informal conversation online on Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines for Youth. The conversation began with a review of the evidence around guidelines for youth and then opened up … Continue reading

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Emerging Trends in Youth Substance Use: How to Distinguish Evidence and Hype

Parent Action on Drugs recently presented a webinar on Emerging Trends in Youth Substance Use: How to Distinguish Evidence and Hype examined the influence of media-driven information and how to distinguish the facts. Parent Action on Drugs examined the research … Continue reading

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PAD’s Annual Report is now available

Find it here.

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PAD works with Silent Voice to develop ASL resources

With funding from the Drug Prevention Community Investment Fund of Toronto, PAD formed a partnership with Silent Voice, an organization serving Deaf children, youth and families in Sign Language environment. Together, we developed a program in consultation with deaf and hard of … Continue reading

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AGM 2012

PAD held its Annual General Meeting on Monday March 5th, 2012 Highlighted was a key project funded under the Drug Strategy Community Initiatives Fund of Health Canada. Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth (SFPY): A nine week program to create … Continue reading

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