April is Alcohol Awareness Month! All Illinois students in grades 6 – 12 are invited to participate in the 24th Annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. Participation Guidelines Did You Know – great information to share with students about how alcohol harms an adolescent brain Educating youth on the dangers of alcohol is … Continue reading
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has compiled a guide for parents about how to talk to their children about vaping. Visit the Partnership for Drug-Free Kid’s website to view the guide or download the guide here: What-You-Need-to-Know-and-How-to-Talk-to-Your-Kids-About-Vaping-Guide-Partnership-for-Drug-Free-Kids
How much harm to human health does alcohol really do? Any what are some strategies to limit or reduce the harmful use of alcohol? Take a look at this infographic from the World Health Organization (2018).
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Gamblers could place bets on college students and professional athletes throughout the game on cell phones, computers, or electronic devices at home, school, or work. Access to sporting events worldwide 24 hours a day using apps or websites makes gambling just a click away and fuels gambling addiction. Legalizing sports gambling will not eliminate illegal gambling. … Continue reading
Clink on the videos below to see ILCAAAP panel opposing SB7 Internet Sports Gambling
Please click HERE for details. In brief, the topics covered are: September 11 at noon – Pot Problems in Colorado September 13 at noon – Marijuana’s Hidden Price September 13th at 2PM – Driving While High September 25th at noon – “If It’s Legal, Why Test?” Addressing the Marijuana Bully in … Continue reading
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Legalization of marijuana has ramifications beyond the individual’s decision to smoke an occasional joint. Several considerations contradict the argument for legalization. Economic Disaster Most simply, it is argued that legalization would eliminate criminal problems. The state would collect its sales tax, and marijuana users would be happy. However, as with … Continue reading