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National Addictions Awareness Week 2013

National Addictions Awareness Week 2013 focuses on youth drug prevention. PAD has developed a number of resources to help youth navigate information about alcohol and other drugs in a way that is meaningful to them. PAD’s resources for youth present the … 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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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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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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Risky Drinking: the Un-Conference.

“Alcohol is the most commonly used substance by youth. Two thirds of all junior and senior students reported having consumed alcohol on the past year” – Marianne Kobus Matthews quoting from the Canadian Addiction Survey, 2004 Risky Drinking: the Un-Conference. … Continue reading

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PAD & Jay Prychidny’s “For the Record” video makes the news

Jay Prychidny witnessed an incident of binge drinking at a high school graduation party over eight years ago. Although he was not the one in need of medical attention he watched as paramedics wheeled a young girl out of the … Continue reading

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