The cannabis plant has different strains and classifications but ones we most commonly see and hear about are hemp and marijuana. In hemp, the most prominent compound is known as CBD (cannabidiol). In marijuana, the most prominent compound is known as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), but marijuana does also contain CBD. CBD is the compound associated with […]
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As the weather begins to shift and days become longer, students are gearing up for the end of the school year and the start of summer. As a student, one thing I always looked forward to around this time of the year was the chance to catch up on all my lost sleep. My parents […]
RCC’s Different Viewpoints is a series of short articles from different age groups and their perspective on health education as they see it. When “Yes Means Yes” In high school, you don’t often think about the consequences of spreading gossip. It’s just something that you do. Sometimes it’ll be a random rumor about who’s dating who, or […]
There's no better way to engage the community than by bringing the community together. Our special events, presentations and camps are geared to reinforce our mission...while we have some fun doing it! We have a little something for everyone...mothers looking for the ideal lunch date with their daughters, camps for the science nut or a presentation to provide tips on how to talk to your kids about some of the uncomfortable subjects.
This year, we'll reach an incredible milestone: 6 million students!
We've seen a lot of changes in the lives of young people over the past 40 years. With technology being integral in the learning process and the abundance of both good and bad information out in the world, it's more important than ever to make sure that we give our kids the facts about sexuality and drugs! Keeping current is crucial and we need your support.
Today--as young people are faced with many pressures we didn’t encounter in our own adolescence--the work we do is more challenging and important than ever before. The donation you make to RCC health education contributes to enhanced curriculum, innovative delivery models, and opportunities for disadvantaged students all over Chicagoland to make better-informed choices.