Keeping our Teens Drug and Alcohol Free

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Youth Resources

Scroll down for info on DHS & HPHS Delta youth advisory board and Text-a-Tip 24/7 support line. Find fact sheets under More Resources and articles on the latest issues impacting our community under News. Don’t hesitate to email or call if there is info you can’t find!

Discover our “You Got This!” media campaign, a series of public service announcements throughout the school year to celebrate the strength and resiliency of DHS & HPHS students.

Delta Youth Advisory Board

Delta DHS and Delta HP are students who work to inspire their peers to lead healthy, drug-free lifestyles through awareness and prevention activities. It’s great for any student who wants to make a positive difference and for students considering a helping career, such as politics, healthcare, counseling, teaching or community organizing.

To make positive change in Deerfield & Highland Park High Schools, Delta members:
  • Promote drug-free messages such as the You Got This! campaign
  • Organize fun educational activities such as trivia games & chalk art
  • Collaborate with community leaders and organizations
  • Receive professional guidance on strategies proven to make a difference
  • Conduct surveys to measure progress and identify what to change

Click here to complete the Delta membership and parent permission form.

Want to know more?

Check out the Delta creed below and contact Delta staff at your high school.
At DHS, contact Lisa Burns (lburns@dist113.org).
At HPHS, contact Mrs. Wichner (swichner@dist113.org)

Delta Creed:
We are passionate, motivated, and accepting leaders who seek to bring about change by inspiring our peers with positive drug awareness and building a supportive culture.

We influence others through example. We promote our ideas using inspiration and empowerment of others. We push to see the best version of ourselves.

We honor our family and friends. We value respect, equality, honesty, hard work, and helping others.

Want to connect with a counselor?

Send a text message “224HELP” or “224AYUDAME” to 844-823-LEAD (844-823-5323) and receive an immediate text response from a trained, professional counselor provided by LEAD (Linking Efforts Against Drugs). The response team consists local clinicians who already understand the needs of our communities. Find more information on how this works on Text-a-Tip.