In The News
  • This year’s Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of drug use and attitudes among American 8th, 10th, and 12th
    graders continues to show encouraging news, with decreasing use of alcohol, cigarettes, and many illicit drugs over the last 5 years

  • While many Connecticut students will be honored with end-of -year school awards, Putnam High School Junior Jozzlynn Lewis has earned a coveted spot on a national teen board...“Jozzlynn was one of only 15 young people from across the country who was chosen. It is quite an honor!” said Jill Spineti, President & CEO, The Governor’s Prevention Partnership (The Partnership). “This is also significant for The Partnership because this is the first time in ten years that we have had a youth from Connecticut involved in a national SADD initiative.”

  • More than 100 policy experts, legislators, and youth advocates gathered at “Marijuana Policy Boot Camp: Engage, Equip, Empower” for a statewide discussion focused on the fallacies that surround legalization of recreational marijuana in Connecticut.

  • The Governor’s Prevention Partnership wants to inform parents and teens of ways to avoid mixing those parties with alcohol. Jill Spineti, President and CEO of The Governor's Prevention Partnership, and high school student Amritha Anup, joined FOX 61 Good Day Connecticut to talk about bringing awareness about the dangers of mixing teens and a drinking.

  • In 2015, The Partnership surveyed mentoring programs statewide to provide an updated picture of mentoring in Connecticut. This brief report highlights the status of mentoring in the state, updated information on the challenges mentoring providers face serving youth in our state and the importance of continued support for mentoring as a strategy to help at-risk youth.

  • Jill Spineti, President & CEO of The Governor's Prevention Partnership, testifies in support of coverage for prescription medication made with abuse deterrent formulas as part of an overall effort to minimize the misuse of prescription drugs.

  • Renee DiNino from The River 105.9 Community Access program chats with Jill Spineti, President & CEO of The Governor's Prevention Partnership along with Jay Brennan from our corporate partner Webster Bank about the importance of mentoring.

  • Jill Spineti, President & CEO of The Governor's Prevention Partnership, discusses mentoring young people and leading them toward successful futures on WTNH.

  • Jill Spineti, President & CEO of The Governor's Prevention Partnership, discusses how parents can help prevent binge drinking this prom and graduation season with Sam Gingerella on 'Face Connecticut"

  • Jill Spineti, President & CEO of The Governor’s Prevention Partnership & Larry Selnick, Director, Commercial Deposit and Treasury Services Sales, Webster Bank discuss National Mentoring Month