June 18, 2019

Focused Teens: Keeping Sight of Their Future

While some teens think marijuana use won’t impact their health, studies show it’s addictive and has long-term harmful effects on teens’ developing minds and bodies. CTAD […]
June 18, 2019

Summertime! Reconnect with Your Child

Sports, school and other activities can leave little time for family time. When your child gains independence, it’s natural for them to prefer to spend free […]
June 18, 2019

Conversation Starter: Legal Marijuana

In light of the recent passage of the recreational marijuana bill, many teens may be asking: If marijuana is legal, how can it be bad for […]
June 18, 2019

How Marijuana Legalization Impacts Your Family

You must have heard the news by now. Illinois legislators passed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for people over 21 years old. What does that mean […]
May 14, 2019

A 60 Second Conversation Starter: Avoiding Confrontation

Maintaining a calm tone and really listening to your teen are the keys to keeping the communication lines open, especially when emotions run high. Show your […]
May 14, 2019

Staying Drug Free for a Bright Future

With commencement around the corner, teens are one step closer to their futures. This public service announcement (PSA) describes how marijuana can impact the teen brain […]
May 14, 2019

How Today’s Marijuana is Different & the Link to Psychosis

With some state legislators pushing to commercialize marijuana in our state, marijuana has been in the news more and more. Unfortunately, the impact marijuana has on […]
April 13, 2019
How Does Your Teen Say "No"

How Teens Say No

How Teens Say No A: In So Many Ways While our local survey data shows most of our students make healthy choices, prom is a high-risk […]
April 12, 2019
Parent/Peer Approval Strong Influence

60 Second Conversation Starter: Approve or Disapprove

60 Second Conversation Starter: Approve or Disapprove Parent/Peer Approval Strong Influence A teen’s #1 influence in their decision not to drink or misuse drugs is their parents. Seeking […]