As the opioid crisis continues to claim the lives of dozens of Americans each day, parents, educators, and healthcare professionals are seeking solutions to this unprecedented problem. Opioid abuse presents a unique challenge because of the drugs’ legal status and important role in providing relief for legitimate pain sufferers. Many are familiar with the story: […]
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RCC’s Different Viewpoints is a series of short articles from different age groups and their perspective on health education as they see it. Step-Out of Your Comfort Zone by Danielle Gluckman I’ve always worked with kids, from preschoolers to college students, but for the most part across this age span their biggest questions revolve around sexuality. […]
As Joe Mueller walked to his car in the parking lot of the adjacent medical office building, he thought about the last few months. He thought about the successful completion of his first year of college. He thought about the job he landed for the upcoming summer. He thought about the nagging sore throat he […]
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.