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We have partnered with Chris Herren and the Herren Project on the new film, The First Day. Presented by Center on Addiction and Cigna, the film takes an innovative approach to addressing teen substance use, while helping refocus the conversation around addiction from the last day to the first. In addition to speaking directly to teens, the film empowers parents, educators and community members to share information, provide support and identify resources to foster healthy life decisions.

Parents of adolescents can play a valuable role in protecting their teens from substance use, a new national survey by Center on Addiction finds.

Forum for Children's Well-Being

Our Director of Adolescent and Family Research, Aaron Hogue Ph.D., spoke at a public workshop hosted by the Forum for Children’s Well-Being, which took place earlier this month in Washington, DC.

Our CEO, Creighton Drury, has been tapped to serve on the Emerging Threats Committee, which will help identify and respond to emerging drug threats across the United States.

We’ve joined with Facebook to launch a new public awareness campaign aimed at reducing the stigma that surrounds opioid addiction.

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