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Youth Connections Magazine

Youth Connections magazine is a professional prevention magazine directed towards parents and adults. The magazine is customized to our community of DuPage and offers a variety of educational articles on hot topics. 

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Health Education

The DuPage County Health Department’s Health Promotion division provides high-quality educational programs to schools in DuPage County that promote the physical, emotional, and social well-being of individuals and communities. This programming is offered for FREE!

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The Human Performance Project Illinois

The Human Performance Project is a nationally recognized program founded by 30 year human performance researcher and Olympic trainer, John Underwood. Partnering with the Veteran Navy SEALS of Applied Performance Sciences, the program’s message of healthy choices and positive leadership empowers students to hold one another accountable to decisions that lead to optimal performance.

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Robert Crown

Located in Hinsdale, Illinois, the Robert Crown Center for Health Education (RCC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Their goal is to motivate and educate children and youth to lead healthy, happy and safe lives.

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Illinois Helpline for opioid and other substances

Do you, or someone you know, need help dealing with an opioid addiction? Illinois has launched a Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances. The Helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for individuals experiencing opioid use disorders, families, and anyone affected by the disease. It is CONFIDENTIAL and FREE. To reach the Helpline, call 1-833-2FINDHELP

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DuPage County RxBox Drug Take Back Program

Nationally, regionally and even locally there has been growing concern about what we all do with the medicines that are left over in our cabinets. The RxBox program helps to reduce the amount of unused and expired medications in our households and dispose of them in a way that is the safest for our environment.  The medications will be incinerated in collaboration with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency using state-of-the-art technology.

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DuPage County Juvenile Justice Council

Resources for youth at-risk or currently involved with the juvenile justice system.

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Navigate Your Teen Through Prom & Graduation Season

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Glenbard Parent Series

Join other parents, high school and middle school students, and professionals to learn about issues facing today’s youth. The Glenbard Parent Series engages top experts, parents and school staff to become proactive and informed in pursuit of the mutual goal to strengthen our communities. Programs are free and open to the public

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Student Guide to Mental Health-Help a Friend

Want to know how to help a friend who may be dealing with poor mental health? 

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Illinois Children's Mental Health Partnership

Information and resources to help families and caregivers respond to children’s mental health needs.

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1 in 4 Mental Health

An online resource for increasing awareness of the signs and symptoms of mental illness and providing valuable links to community resources.

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Parental Guide-Drug Facts and Getting the Conversation Started:

This conversation brochure was developed in partnership with the Robert Crown Center. This guide will educate parents on up to date facts on alcohol and marijuana and provides tips on how to get this important conversation started.

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InTouch Crisis Hotline-UIC Counseling Center

The InTouch Hotline is a free telephone crisis intervention, counseling, and referral service offered to UIC students and members of the greater Chicagoland area. The Hotline is staffed by volunteers trained through the UIC Paraprofessional Program. Calls placed to the Hotline remain confidential and are treated in an objective, non-judgmental fashion. 

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PillID iPhone app:

This app is downloadable and free in the Apple store.The app is easy to use, makes IDs fast and incorporates logo technology. More than 200 logos are found on tablets and capsules. 

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