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Current Newsletter: September 2013

Drug Collection Boxes Unveiled
We're Smarter Now
Parents Tell Kids Not to Drink, Use Drugs
Test Your Knowledge: When should parents start talking about alcohol & drugs with their children?

Se Dio a Conocer Caja de Coleccion de Drogas
Somos Mas Inteligente Ahora
Los Padres le Dicen a los Ninos que No Beban, No usen Drogas
Evalue Su Conocimiento: Cuando deben los padres comenzar a hablar sobre el alcohol y las drogas con sus hijos?

Zbior Lekow - Skrzynka Ujawnien
Jestesmy Teraz Madrzejsi
Rodzice Mowia Dziecim - nie pijcie alkoholu I nie uzywajcie narkotykow
Sprawdz Swoje Wiadomosci: Kiedy rodzice powinni zaczac rozmawiac o alkoholu i narkotykach ze swoimi dziecmi?

Past Newsletters

May 2013

Posters Plastered across Maine Township
Medication Take Back Day Yields 430 Pounds
Bullying & Substance Use Linked
Parents Who Host Lose the Most
Teens Appeal to Parents: Don't Provide Alcohol
Marijuana Impact on Students

Pósters Fueron Colocados en el Municipio de Maine
Día de Entregar su Medicación Llego a 430 Libras
La Conexión de Intimidación y el uso de Sustancias
Padres Que Son Anfitriones Pierden Mas
Jóvenes Dicen a Los Padres: No Provean Alcohol
El Impacto de Marijuana a los Estudiantes

February 2013

MCYAF Welcomes New Executive Director
Adults Make All the Difference (Student Guest Essays)
Social Host Law Takes Effect
Medical Marijuana Still Hot Topic in Illinois
MCYAF Attends National Conference

MCYAF da Bienvenida a la Nueva Directora Ejecutivo
Adultos Hacen Toda la Diferencia (Escrito por estudiantes de la secundaria, High School District 207)
Ley de Anfitrión Social
Marijuana Medicinal Sigue Siendo un Tema en Illinois
MCYAF Atiende la Conferencia Nacional

MCYAF wita nową Dyrektor wykonawczy
Dorośli robią wielką różnice w życiu nastolatków (Historie napisane przez uczniów ze szkól 207)
Prawa socjalnego Host staje sie skuteczne
Marijuana nadal gorącym tematem w Illinois
MCYAF było gościem na narodowej konferencji

December 2012

Fewer Teens Drink Alcohol
Warning Signs: Depression & Suicide
Big Changes for Teen Alcohol & Drug Violations
Local Youth Make a Difference
Medical Marijuana: Time for Parents to Step In
Illinois Youth Survey Results - Maine Township Middle Schools

Menos Jovenes Toman Alcohol
Senales de Advertencia: Depresion & Suicidio
Grandes Cambios Para los Jovenes que Usan Alcohol y Drogas
Jovenes Locales que Hacen la Diferencia
Marijuana Medical: Es Tiempo para Que Los Padres se Involucren
Resultados de la Encuesta del Estado de Illinois: Middle Schools

Spring 2012

Show You Care: Talk about Alcohol, Drugs
Parents Who Host Lose the Most campaign
Sticker Shock by the Numbers
Who Knew?
Heard on the Street

Demuestre su carino: Hable sobre el alcohol y drogas
Los Padres que son Anfitriones, Son los que Pierden
Los numeros de Sticker Shock
Quien Supo?
Se Oye Por Ahi

Pokaz ze Ci zalezy: Mow o alkoholu i narkotykach
Rodzice ktorzy organizuja traca najwiecej
Akcja Sticker Shock w liczbach
Kto wiedzial?
Uslyszane na ulicy

Winter 2012
Alcohol Harmful to Teen Brain
Youth Initiatives Moving Forward
Stars Shine at Nelson School
Sticker Shock Coming April 18th!

El Alcohol es Danoso al Cerebro de un Joven
Iniciativa de Jovenes sigue adelante
Las Estrellas Brillan en la Escuela Nelson
"Sticker Shock" Viene el 18 de Abril!

Alkohol jest niebezpieczny dla mozgu nastolatka
Zaangazowanie mlodziezy
"All Stars" w szkola Nelson
Sticker Shock 18-go kwietnia!


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