2019 Best Practice Award

Life Education Center Announces Best Practice Winners The Pledge for Life Partnership’s Life Education Center team is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 “Best Practice Contest.” The “Best Practice Contest” is designed to recognize innovative educators who develop lessons and projects to reinforce Life Education Center curriculum. Winners will receive monetary prizes of …

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October: Take Back Day

DEA National Take Back: On Saturday, October 26, 2019, 575 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were turned in for disposal in Kankakee County during the day’s Take Back Day festivities. KAMEG Director Chris Koerner reported that the event was an overwhelming success. The Kankakee Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group (KAMEG), the Bourbonnais Police Department, the Bradley …

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October 23-31: Red Ribbon Week

The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®, October 23-October 31 each year. Visit for more information, to take the pledge, or for ideas on Red Ribbon activities.

National Prevention Week 2019

((Scroll down to discover events & resources)) National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual week-long observance—created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)—that serves to increase public awareness and promote action by individuals, organizations, and communities around mental and/or substance use disorders. (For more information on National Prevention Week, visit: Discover more about these …

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