Will County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition News

21: Why is Age so Important?

21: Why is Age so Important?

Plenty of youth and many adults wonder why drinking alcohol is not allowed until age 21. Share the facts so they can understand the importance of that age requirement.

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SUPPORT RED RIBBON WEEK

SUPPORT RED RIBBON WEEK

Join the Will County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to support Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s largest and longest-running drug-use prevention campaign.

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Parenting: You Get To Make the Rules!

Parenting: You Get To Make the Rules!

As much as your teen can sometimes think they’re in charge, they’re not. You get to make the rules. Make sure your child knows your family rules and give your teens a consistent no-use message regarding alcohol. Keep family rules up to date according to their development. You can refresh them when necessary.

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Parenting: The Name of the Game

Parenting: The Name of the Game

We know teens often think they’re in charge. But parents get to make the rules, and you are still your teen’s first role model. Making sure they know family rules, including not drinking alcohol underage, is as fundamental as the ABCs and 123s.

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Moments to Bring Your A Game

Moments to Bring Your A Game

Whether working to win a big match or master a new creation, your greatest performance requires focus. You can’t expect you’re best if you drink underage.

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Your Light Still Shines

Your Light Still Shines

The memorial event through the village of New Lenox and the New Lenox Safe Communities Coalition was held at Parkview Christian Church in New Lenox, IL on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 to provide education, prevention, resources and hope. View a photo Gallery of the event.

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