Drugged driving by young drivers needs your attention!
Our Spring 2016 Newsletter. Drugged driving by youth. As parents we sometimes think we’ve got all the bases covered by talking about drugs and driving with your kids. However, 1 in 4 high school seniors have reported to have been a passenger in a car with a driver who’s drug impaired. Be sure to have several conversations with […]
2015 National Medicine Take-Back Campaign Collects Tonnes
Tonnes of unused and expired drugs recuperated in 2015 TORONTO, March 24, 2016 /CNW/ – Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaw Companies Limited, in collaboration with the Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada (PDFC), are proud to have collected tonnes of expired prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine during their third National Medicine Take-Back Campaign. Each year, the campaign encourages […]
(Français) Et vous, l’autorité parentale, ça va?
Est-ce le retour de la hiérarchie et de la discipline dans l’éducation des enfants pourrait sauver les parents de la génération Y? Marianne Prairie réagit à un article du Maclean’s et s’informe de la santé de votre autorité parentale. Si vous vous cherchez une nouvelle raison d’angoisser sur la façon dont vous élevez vos enfants, je vous […]
The disintegration of the parent-child bond
Fragility has become a characteristic of children and teenagers to an extent unknown 25 years ago. That’s what I’m seeing in the office today – and what I did not see in the office years ago. But besides my observations and experience as a physician over the past quarter-century, several lines of evidence support my […]
Our Fall Newsletter 2015
Did you know? #SecureYourMeds, our ongoing PSA campaign, raises awareness of an important issue in Canada…prescription drug abuse by teens. Learn more > Are you at risk of becoming an accidental drug dealer? If you have teens in your home, you might be. Believe it or not, many young Canadians are now using prescription drugs to get high. The […]
The PDFC Parent Project
Parents, you DO make a difference! The PDFC Parent Project is an ongoing series of testimonials shared by young people about their recovery from drug abuse and addiction, with the help of their parents and families. We hope these stories will help to start conversations between parents and kids about drug use and inspire youth […]
Our Summer Newsletter 2015
PDFC’s New Campaign Our most recent PSA campaign, #SecureYourMeds, raises the public’s awareness of prescription drug misuse by kids and engages parents to take action and keep their medications in the right hands! SecureYourMeds.ca Did you know? Your medicine cabinet is so easy for your kids to access, it might as well be out in public. 42% of households contain […]
Our Winter Newsletter
What’s New on the PDFC Website! Our latest PSA Campaign engages parents to talk to their kids about the issue of drugs and driving! Learn more at SilenceCanBeDeadly.ca Haven’t seen the TV spot? Watch it here: What’s YOUR parenting style? The Silence Can Be Deadly campaign includes a landing page on the PDFC website […]
#SilenceCanBeDeadly – We’ve launched our new campaign!
“Driving high is not a big deal.” What are you saying if you don’t say anything? Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada launches a national awareness campaign to help fight drug-impaired driving Toronto, January 22, 2015 – The Partnership for a Drug-Free Canada (PDFC) has just launched new multi-platform national awareness campaign targeting drug-impaired driving. The […]
Our Fall 2014 Newsletter
What’s new on the PDFC website! If you suspect your child is using We’ve just added a new page in our “Get Help” section for parents who suspect their child is using drugs and may becoming addicted. Click here How to talk to your kids about drugs if you did drugs Need some advice about how […]