Alcohol

August 30, 2018
Anna and her friends

Courage From One of Our Own – Reflections from Freshman Year

Courage From One of Our Own Reflections from Freshman Year Starting college can be scary. Everyone is trying their best just to fit in – and […]
June 25, 2018

60 Second Conversation Starter

According to CTAD’s 2018 Parent Survey, 93.5% of District 113 parents do not allow their teen to drink alcohol. This summer, remind your children about your […]
March 23, 2018

“Nah, No Thanks, I’m Good” – The Many Ways Teens Say “NO”

There are many ways teens can say no without losing face to friends. A new public service announcement (PSA) currently playing on monitors in common areas of DHS and […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 15, 2017

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. […]
December 12, 2016

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. […]
August 26, 2016

Typical Teenage Behavior?

While most teens in our area make the healthy choice to not use alcohol and other drugs, others are struggling with frequent use or addiction. For […]
July 27, 2016

Teen Brain Development

Teen Brain Development Weather in Chicago is a lot like a teenager–unpredictable from one moment to the next. Teens are in a phase of change with […]