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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 […]
August 11, 2017
Collage of photos of teens together

New Brochure: Parent Tips for Teen Parties

Community the Anti-Drug is committed to providing resources to support parents in keeping youth drug and alcohol free. The brochure Parent Tips for Teen Parties (also available in […]
June 15, 2017
Teens together at sunset

Turn Up the Conversation Heat

June/July are Peak Times for Teen Drinking & Drug Use Summertime presents our teens with a lot of unplanned free time and unexpected social pressures. Teens may turn to […]