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Recap and Resources: Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth Series

Parent Action on Drugs and CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre collaborated with HC Link on an online learning series, Family-based Approaches for Building Resiliency in Children and Youth. In webinar one, we introduced and defined family-based/ family skills programming, looking … 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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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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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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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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