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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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The Latest Stats & Facts: Monthly Round Up (November 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! Public health services, police service, and school board in Hamilton … 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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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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Taking Charge covered in Smith Falls’ community newspaper article

Read the article here. 

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Blog post on Taking Charge: Young Women, Alcohol & Sexual Assault

In line with May being Sexual Assault Prevention Month, Andrea Zeelie wrote a blog post for HC Link highlighting facts about alcohol and sexual assault, as well as prevention efforts such as PAD’s program Taking Charge. Read the full blog … 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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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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Blog post on alcohol consumption and long weekends

Education consultant Patricia Scott-Jeoffroy wrote a post for HC Link’s blog about the drinking culture which is highlighted during summer long weekend vacations. Read the blog post here.

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