CTAD Communications

February 27, 2017
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Deerfield Public School District 109: Highlights of the Botvin LifeSkills Program

District 109 has taken a big step toward equipping its students and their families with tools that will help reduce substance use and abuse among children. […]
February 15, 2017
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Communication is Key

Results of the Illinois Youth Survey show that most Deerfield High School and Highland Park High School students — 70% — choose to be alcohol free. […]
January 19, 2017
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CTAD Successes in 2016

At CTAD’s Annual Meeting in December, coalition members gathered to review our accomplishments, develop a strategic plan for the coming year, and elect new board members. […]
January 19, 2017
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How to Keep Your Cool with Your Teen

We have all heard it before: Don’t let your emotions get the best of you when your teen’s emotions go into overdrive. Easier said than done, […]
January 19, 2017
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Partner Spotlight: A Legal Perspective from Anthony Kropp Deerfield High School Resource Officer

As a member of the Deerfield Police Department, I have served as Deerfield High School’s School Resource Officer – a first for the school – since […]
January 4, 2017
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What’s the Big Deal about Marijuana? And How Your Teen Can Be Your Greatest Resource

With many states passing medical marijuana laws, and in some cases laws for recreational use of marijuana, it’s sometimes hard to convey that marijuana use can […]
January 2, 2017
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Did You Get Your Card?

Did you notice the postcard we sent you among your holiday cards? We hope the information about the impact of marijuana on the teen brain will […]
January 2, 2017
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Partner Spotlight: Message from District 113 Board of Education Member Michelle Culver

As a mother of four, a member of the District 113 community and a District 113 school board member, I love the mission CTAD has set out […]
December 12, 2016
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Holiday Celebrations & Teen Expectations

With the holidays around the corner, parents can reinforce their family’s expectations as it relates to alcohol so everyone can enjoy the spirit of the season. […]