Events

Check out what CTAD is doing in the community to promote awareness of underage substance use and create environmental change.

Upcoming Events

 

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 Optimal Mental & Physical Performance
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm
First Presbyterian Church, 824 Waukegan Road, Deerfield
RSVP requested but not required at: bit.ly/ctad92717

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm
Elm Place School, 2031 North Sheridan Road, Highland Park
RSVP requested but not required at: bit.ly/ctad92817

(Note: Same program each session.)

John Underwood, an internationally recognized human performance expert, will enlighten parents on how lifestyle choices, including sleep, nutrition, stress, effects of blue light, and alcohol/drug use, impact physical and mental performance as well as overall well being.  A former NCAA, All-American and international athlete, John has coached dozens of World and Olympic champions and served on many national & international sports federations. He currently serves as the Human Performance Consultant for the US Navy Seals.

This program is presented by CTAD in partnership with Deerfield Parent Network.

Past Events

 

Access Awareness

May 2016

CTAD partners with local alcohol vendors to bring awareness to parents that most teens report it is easy to get alcohol. The purpose of the campaign is to bring awareness to parents in the community to not provide alcohol to minors.

Communication Boxes

Fall 2015

Parent work group assembling conversation boxes for distribution to 7th grade families

Past Events

 

Hidden in Plain Sight

April 18, 2017
Andy Duran of Leading Efforts Against Drugs (LEAD) enlightens parents as he walks them through an interactive exhibit of a mock teenage bedroom containing more than 100 items that may be indicative of risky behaviors including substance use, underage drinking, eating disorders, sexual activity, suicide and more.

Marijuana Law & Its Impact: A Community Discussion

March 22, 2017 

The marijuana landscape is changing. The drug itself is different, and of course, new laws across the nation are changing attitudes and consequences. This discussion will bring you up to speed on Illinois law and explore common myths and facts about marijuana. Everyone is welcome. For questions, contact 224-765-CTAD (224-765-2823).

Town Hall Meeting

April 25, 2016

Middle school parent education and discussion on underage substance use and social host ordinance

Highand Park Community Foundation Grant Acceptance

2015

Past-President Harriett Rosenthal and Current Co-President Laura Kaufman accept the grant on behalf of Community the Anti-Drug.

HP Community Foundation Grant Harriet and Laura

Logic Model Training

November 12, 2015

Community leaders coming together to identify root causes of youth substance use in the CTAD communities

CTAD Logic Model Training 1

CTAD Strategic Planning Retreat

April 18, 2015

Community leaders setting goals for CTAD and planning for the future of substance use prevention