Category Archives: News

Poster presentation at OHPA’s public health summit

Pat Sanagan, Kelly McIvor, and Diane Buhler developed a poster for Making Healthy Communities Count.  PAD presented Engaging Youth in Chronic Disease: Challenging Our Assumptions on day two of the conference.

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Fresh new look —same quality services for healthy communities

As of October 12 the Healthy Communities Consortium will be known as HC Link.  Our new name and logo reflect our role to support links that create synergy to build healthier communities in Ontario. The HC stands for Healthy Communities … Continue reading

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PAD referenced in Globe and Mail article about talking drugs with your kids

You did drugs. What do you tell your kids when they ask? “The question came up out of the blue over dinner one evening, posed by her then 14-year-old daughter: So mom, did you do drugs?” Read the full article … Continue reading

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S8 ’til L8

On Saturday, April 30th, 2011 over 45 Sk8ers came to skate from 7 pm to midnite at C.J. Skateboard Park in Etobicoke – and raised funds for PAD. Jesse Landen, a pro skater, was there to do a demonstration, sign … Continue reading

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Chaminade College School uses CBC in mental health campaign

“Chaminade’s Stop The Stigma Committee launched a pilot program together with Challenge’s, Beliefs, Changes (CBC) by Parent Action on Drugs and Toronto Public Health. The Chaminade students, trained by CBC, presented the program to their younger peers at the grade … Continue reading

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LCBO stores raise funds for PAD

Starting February 1, the public can help support Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) by making a donation at any of the more than 600 LCBO stores throughout Ontario. Donation boxes for PAD will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until … Continue reading

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PAD was featured on CBC Radio 1

CBC Radio’s parenting columnist Karen Horsman spent a few weeks examining prom’s and the messaging around alcohol use. On May 11, 2010 she featured Parent Action on Drugs in an interview with Diane Buhler and used some clips from the … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 2009

Parent Action on Drugs’s Annual General Meeting took place on Monday, November 9th, 2009. Pat Sanagan did a presentation on “Health promotion in the first person: Reflections on a career in mental health and addictions” Pat Sanagan has been a … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 2007

The meeting was held on Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at the North York Memorial Community Hall. The agenda included the passing of the revised PAD By-Law No. 1  Acknowledgements Gail Diamond, Retiring Peer Education Facilitator Nigel Baillie, Director 1987-2007 (memorial)  

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PAD Presents … Issues of Substance 2005

We are proud to report that Parent Action on Drugs was one of very few community organizations to be selected to present at the prestigious first National Conference, hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. “Issues of Substance” was from November … Continue reading

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