Student Wellness

 

Students are often challenged by social pressures to experiment with drugs and other substances. The response to these challenges can have life-altering impact and frequently test young people’s abilities to understand long-term consequences.

At Conant High School, representatives from the Kenneth Young Center and the Schaumburg Police Department discussed and reviewed current trends concerning students’ access to, use, and abuse of narcotics and prescription medications. Chelsea Laliberte, executive director of Live4Lali, an organization founded in her brother’s memory and dedicated to the prevention of drug-related deaths, joined the discussion as a guest speaker. The session was designed to help parents and caregivers have greater awareness of warning signs so that connections to early intervention could be established.

At Fremd High School, representatives from the Kenneth Young Center and the Palatine Police Department discussed and reviewed current trends concerning students’ access to, use, and abuse of narcotics and prescription medications. Chelsea Laliberte, executive director of Live4Lali, an organization founded in her brother’s memory and dedicated to the prevention of drug-related deaths, joined the discussion as a guest speaker. The session was designed to help parents and caregivers have greater awareness of warning signs so that connections to early intervention could be established.

At Palatine High School, representatives from the Kenneth Young Center and the Palatine Police Department discussed and reviewed current trends concerning students’ access to, use, and abuse of narcotics and prescription medications. David Carrillo from David Carrillo Counseling joined the discussion as a guest speaker. The session was designed to help parents and caregivers have greater awareness of warning signs so that connections to early intervention could be established.

Drug Awareness Presentation 1 at Conant H.S. 5-19-2016
Drug Awareness Presentation 2 at Conant H.S. 5-19-2016

Drug Awareness Presentation 1 at Fremd H.S. 11-9-2016
Drug Awareness Presentation 2 at Fremd H.S. 11-9-2016

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