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KEEPING OUR TEENS DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE.

Mission

The mission of Community – The Anti-Drug Coalition (CTAD) is to reduce the use and abuse of alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs among youth in Bannockburn, Deerfield, Highland Park, Highwood and Riverwoods.

The Coalition is a volunteer-led organization which strives to build and sustain a safe and drug-free community in which our youth feel protected, confident and empowered to make healthy choices. We bring together input and contributions from all sectors of the community—schools, parents, youth, government, healthcare, faith, law enforcement, youth-serving organizations and more—to transform the environment around our youth so that the drug-free choice is the easy choice. We regularly identify and implement best practices, strategies and solutions that are proven to be effective in accomplishing our mission.

PARENTS ARE KEY

Did you know?


Two-thirds of youth ages 13-17 say losing their parents’ respect is one of the main reasons they don’t smoke marijuana or use other drugs.

ONGOING CONVERSATION

Remember


Remember…talking with your kids about drugs and alcohol is not a one-time conversation. It’s an ongoing discussion with your child that changes as they mature.

TAKE ACTION

Be Prepared


It is never too early to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol.

Our Contributing Supporters

News and Updates

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 […]