Partner Spotlight

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 […]
March 23, 2018
Dr. Kim Dennis

Partner Spotlight: Dr. Kim Dennis

Spring Break Tests Boundaries Trust Your Family’s Values Spring break for teens may include travel with other families or organizations – with the typical teen delighting […]
March 8, 2018
Bryan Rome & Claudia Lopez Deans at Highland Park High School & CTAD Coalition Members

Partner Spotlight: HPHS Deans Bryan Rome & Claudia Lopez

The Deans Will See You Now: Helping Students are Their Top Priority As the deans at Highland Park High School, our primary role is to assist […]
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
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
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 […]
June 15, 2017
Photo of Margaret Polovchak of OMNI Youth Services

Partner Spotlight: Staying Connected During Break

As a working parent of a 14-year-old son, ensuring his summer safety seems a daunting task.  His summer schedule, typical among his peers who are all […]
May 10, 2017
Paul Shafer Police Chief Highland Park Police Department

Partner Spotlight: “Prom-posal” for May Celebrations

As students prepare for prom and graduation festivities, so do our local police departments. Our goal is always for our students to celebrate these events SAFELY! Here is […]
April 13, 2017
David Newton, SunCloud Health Profile Picture

Partner Spotlight: David Newton, SunCloud Health

Encouraging Positive Choices During Alcohol Awareness Month The disease of addiction in America is one that seems to be getting worse as evidenced by what has […]