• National Prevention Week 2019

    National Prevention Week 2019

    "National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual week-long observance... to increase public awareness and promote action by individuals, organizations, and communities around mental and/or substance use disorders."

  • “Support can strengthen mental health of teens”

    “Support can strengthen mental health of teens”

    Bullying, divorce, depression, the loss of a family member, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, sexuality, peer pressure, stress, body image, drinking and smoking are some of the issues teens, including those from Kankakee County, are most likely to seek help for. What can the community do to better support the mental health of teens?

  • "Perils of Legal Pot Discussed at Youth Summit"

    "Perils of Legal Pot Discussed at Youth Summit"

    The event was held in partnership of 16 community organizations and featured national and local speakers.

  • Take-Back Day Recap - April 2019

    Take-Back Day Recap - April 2019

    On Saturday, April 27, 2019, 750 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were turned in for disposal in Kankakee County during the day’s Take Back Day festivities.