Media Contact: Becky Vance, CEO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
(Irving, Texas) — Drug Prevention Resources’ newest initiative, Partnership for a Drug-Free Texas, is also the newest statewide alliance partner for The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit working reduce substance abuse among adolescents.
Based in Dallas, Drug Prevention Resources is the oldest drug prevention agency in Texas. Its mission is to unite students, families and communities in a common desire to power change and flourish in positive, drug-free environments. Since 1991, Drug Prevention Resources has provided drug prevention and life-skills training to more than 78,000 at-risk youth and families. Through this partnership, it will help raise awareness of the dangers of substance abuse and help amplify the Partnership’s drug prevention messages.
“Our team is thrilled to serve as the Texas state-wide partner for the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids,” said Becky Vance, president and CEO of Drug Prevention Resources. “Both our organizations believe that addiction is 100 percent preventable and that prevention tactics are grounded by the ongoing conversations parents and their kids have about drugs and alcohol. Using the national Partnership’s incredible creative and messaging to reach Texas families is a national, state and local win.”
“We are grateful to have Drug Prevention Resources join our network of partners working to reduce substance abuse among teens,” explained Teri Christensen, SVP, Director of State and Local Operations at the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. “Through this collaboration, we are able to reach families across Texas with the messages and resources to help parents raise healthy, drug-free kids.”
Broadcast PSA’s with the Partnership for Drug-Free Texas tag can be seen here: http://drugprevresources.org/pdftexas.
Drug Prevention Resources unites students, families and communities in a common desire to power change and flourish in positive, drug-free environments. For more information, visit DrugPrevResources.org.