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PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores: April 23 – May 20, 2017

Parent Action on Drugs Communique PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores from April 23 – May 20, 2017 From Sunday April 23rd to Saturday May 20th, 2017, Parent Action on Drugs will have a  donation coin … Continue reading

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PAD’s 2015-2016 Annual Report now available

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Notice of AGM

Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting of Parent Action on Drugs Monday, September 26, 2016 6:30 p.m. North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #1 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto M2N 5V7    

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PAD’s SFPY program featured in United Nations commissioned study on global “good practice” programs

After a long process, PAD’s Strengthening Families for Parent and Youth (SFPY) program has been selected as a global good practice in a report published by the American University of Beirut (AUB). Background In March 2014, the UN Inter Agency … Continue reading

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PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores: April 24 – May 21

Parent Action on Drugs Communique PAD to have a donation coin box at Ontario LCBO stores from April 24 – May 21, 2016 From Sunday April 24th to Saturday May 21st, 2016, Parent Action on Drugs will have a donation … Continue reading

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PAD Blog: Policy Talk – An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse recently released a free online learning module to help better understand thePortfolio of Canadian Standards for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention — a resource that guides teams on how they can improve their prevention work … Continue reading

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Infographic: Prom Drinking – Have you talked to your teen?

Prom is fast approaching, but did you know there are risks associated with prom? The risks are not so much at school sanctioned events, but rather at the after party where there is the presence of alcohol, little or no … Continue reading

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New infographic: What’s fact and fiction about marijuana use

PAD has partnered with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) to produce an infographic on marijuana use among youth. The infographic highlights common misconceptions about marjiuana use, and contrasts those misconceptions with evidence about marijuana use. To download the … Continue reading

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Webinar March 22: Emerging Trends in Tobacco Use Among Youth

Vapes, Chews & Hookah: Emerging Trends in Tobacco Use among Youth Tuesday, 22 March 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT) While student use of tobacco cigarettes has consistently and significantly decreased in the past 15 years, there are … Continue reading

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Webinar Recap: Effective peer programming on substance use for the transition years

On March 7th 2016, Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) and HC Link hosted a webinar titled “Effective peer programming on substance use for the transitional years”. Peer education is defined as “the teaching or sharing of health information, values and … Continue reading

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