Keeping our Teens Drug and Alcohol Free

Summer: Prime Time for Youth Substance Use

Parent Attitudes Can Make a Difference

Community - The Anti-Drug Coalition (CTAD) co-hosts a virtual townhall on preventing teen drinking in the summer.This virtual town hall video, hosted by prevention groups throughout the suburban Chicago area, provides parents with tips and resources to prevent teen alcohol and substance use during the summer and all year long.

Substance use is significantly lower among teens who believe their parents strongly disapprove of substance use. One of the best ways to prevent substance use among your kids is to educate yourself and then pass that education on to your children.

Community The Anti-Drug’s Parent Resource Guide provides parents with substance use prevention education as well as strategies on when and how to start the conversation