Shatter the Myths - brochure for teens with factual information about drug use
Drugs and Science - Drugs, Brains, Science of Behavior
Marijuana - What Parents Should Know
(Click on the names in blue below to be directed to the website)
Drug Take Back Locations - Unused medications are a danger to youth who have easy access to opioid and other medicines. To prevent potential overdose or miuse of medications, please turn in all unused and espired medications to a location near you.
Alcoholics Anonymous - A listing of AA meetings in the area
The Cool Spot - The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) developed this site specifically for 11-13 year olds as a means of conveying information about the motives for and consequences of drinking.
The Parent Toolkit - Resources for talking to your kids about drugs.
The Council on Alcohol & Drugs - Resource List
Alcohol Awareness Council - Dedicated to informing the public about the use and abuse of alcohol.
National Library of Medicine - Large database of health information and resources.
HIV/AIDS Information - Large database of HIV/AIDS information with the ability to search in your preferred language.
Clinical Trials.gov - Regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research for a wide range of diseases and conditions, including locations and phone numbers for more details.
MedlinePlus - A consumer health information resource, that includes full-text documents on medical topics.
Addiction Guide - General information about addiction.
QuitHeroin.Com - Drug Abuse in Middle Schools - Information about drug use in middle schools within a website that contains information about heroin and getting help for heroin use.
Drug Disposal Program
Proper disposal of unused medications is important to reduce the possibility that these medications getting into the wrong hands. Just a few minutes of your time can avoid harmful consequences. Here are drop off sites currently available:
Kane County Sheriff's Office, 37W755 IL Rt. 38, Suite A, St. Charles, IL 60175
Carpentersville Police Department, 1200 .W. Besinger Dr, Carpentersville, IL 60110
Elgin Police Department, 151 Dexter Ct., Elgin, IL 60120
Hanover Park Police Department, 2011 West Lake Street, Hanover Park, IL 60133 Phone: 630-372-4400
Gam-Anon (718) 352-1671
Gamblers Anonymous (312) 346-1588
Illinois Council on Problem Gambling 1-800-GAMBLING
The Outreach Foundation 1-866-LAST-BET