Here are some helpful resources to help guide you.



Prevention First is Illinois’ ONLY nonprofit resource center specializing in preventing teen alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is the nation’s leading drug abuse prevention organization, representing the interests of more than 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions in the country.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism promotes scientific research aimed a reducing alcohol-related problems.

CASA Family Day is a national movement to celebrate parental engagement as an effective tool to help keep America’s kids substance free.

Alcohol Justice is an alcohol industry watchdog and resource for solutions to community alcohol problems.

Illinois Department of Human Services offers professionals and individuals information about the department’s programs for substance abuse prevention and treatment.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids provides answers, guidance, tips and stories related to drug prevention, drug intervention, drug treatment and recovery.


Dangerous binge drinking is most common among young people. 


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