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School Programs

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In today's fast-paced world, children face a whole new set of choices, challenges and threats. Our science-based programs emphasize prevention by teaching kids what they need to know to make good choices and develop healthy habits for a lifetime. We infuse interactive educational experiences that meet community needs, state learning objectives and national health priorities.



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.

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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.

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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. In order to more deeply impact the children we educate, we ask for your financial support. 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.

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Robert Crown drug-abuse prevention program

December 13, 2017, 7:00pm - December 13, 2017, 8:30pm

Teenagers today have access to thousands of peer and media messages every day. They need social-emotional skills and scientific information they can trust to inform their decision-making. Studies show youths are more influenced by their families than any other source. You might not think they're listening, but they are. That’s why Robert Crown Center for Health Education will host an upcoming program entitled “Raising Healthy Teens in a Digital Age: Drug Abuse Prevention” at Addison Trail and Willowbrook. The focus of the program is to assist parents/guardians with getting the conversation started and helping their child develop skills to reduce the risk of drug use. This free event will: 1) Describe why kids are vulnerable decision-makers 2) Identify what kids are seeing with regard to drug use, including current research, trends and barriers to healthy choices 3) Develop skills on how to reduce the risk of drug use through healthy relationships and conversations 4) Create a conversation action plan 5) Identify drug-abuse prevention resources Robert Crown also will host this program starting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Indian Trail Junior High School, starting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Willowbrook High School and starting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 27 at the Addison Public Library. For more information, go to

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