Drug Free America Foundation is wishing fathers, stepfathers, fathers-to-be, grandfathers, and we can’t forget our fur fathers, a Happy Father’s Day. We recognize the special role men play in the healthy development of children, so we have dedicated this newsletter with resources and articles for dads including the release of our resource: Fast Facts for Fathers and Fathers-to-be as part of our marijuana and pregnancy educational project.

Research on the Importance of Fathers

This article explores the crucial role fathers play in reducing the risk their child engages in risky behaviors.

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Dad’s Position as Role Model

This article explores the demands of parenthood and how stress management and living a healthy lifestyle is beneficial for dads and their children.

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All Pro Dad

Get advice on parenting and marriage and find ways to get involved in a local chapter.

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Stories About Recovery

David is a father, husband, and dedicated employee, and finds himself addicted to opioids after injuring his back from a work related incident.

Read about his journey to recovery in this special segment by SAMHSA.

What Parents are Saying: Talking with the Kennedys

In this episode of the SAMHSA’s podcast, What Parents are Saying, Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy and his wife, Amy Kennedy, talk about parenting their 5 children, ages 4 to 15, with a focus on parenting while in recovery, along with their work in expanding the dialogue around addiction and mental health.

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