CTAD Communications

January 3, 2018
Flash drive or vape pen?

Clear the Vapor:  Filtering Facts from Myths on Vape Pens, Juuling & Cannabis

Wednesday, January 31 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Deerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Rd, Deerfield OR 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Highland Park High School Commons, 433 Vine Ave, Highland Park (same program […]
December 13, 2017
PSA Video Image

Your Teen’s Future is Bright

PSA Speaks to Reaching Potential Teens determine their futures. This latest public service announcement (PSA) explores the negative impact alcohol has on the developing teen brain. One […]
December 13, 2017
Anita Schmidt, Family Service of Lake County

Partner Spotlight: What is One Thing Adolescents Want? To Feel Heard.

I hear time and time again from the adolescents I see in my therapy practice that they do not feel heard by the adults in their […]
November 21, 2017
Teens who say they're vaping "just flavoring" are unaware they contain other harmful substances

Vaping & Juuling

Vaping was the #1 most searched word on Google in 2015. What does it mean and what harm does it pose to our kids? Lake County […]
November 21, 2017
Cartoon of family at Thanksgiving dinner

Partner Spotlight: Martin Clancy, Lake County Health Department

Enjoy the Conversations: Showing Gratitude During Thanksgiving Turkey with cranberry sauce and stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy — all traditional Thanksgiving dishes topping a beautiful dining table. […]
September 1, 2017
Girls in dresses showing wrist coursages

Homecoming is Almost Here

Your Teen Still Counts on You! Homecoming — a rite of passage that often comes with higher rates of underage drinking — is an opportunity for parents to […]
September 1, 2017
Parent Resources Goodie Bag

Breaking Down “The Talk” into Little Bites

Research shows that parents are the number one reason teens choose not to use alcohol or other drugs, and the best way to share your expectations is […]
September 1, 2017
Minelle Amezquita

Partner Spotlight: Bridging the Cultural Divide

Being Mexican-American, I grew up learning about my Mexican heritage, while also embracing the American culture. Because I lived both cultures, I noticed differences when it […]
August 18, 2017
Speaker John Underwood

Upcoming Event: Giving Your Teen an Extra Edge with John Underwood

Giving Your Teen an Extra Edge John Underwood: The Human Performance Project A Science Based Program for Parents to Help Guide their Children’s Lifestyle Choices for […]