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Resources

Videos

This Treatment Can Help With Opioid Addiction 

Publications

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

 

Websites 

(Click on the names in blue below to be directed to the website)

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.

Surgeon General Website

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

Gambling Resources

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

 

Domestic Violence 

Community Crisis Center - Elgin

Mutual Ground - Aurora

 

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