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Heroin deaths spike across Chicago area, authorities say ~ please read the article if you have children ~

April 8, 2009

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We were founded in memory of Alex N. Laliberte who tragically passed away on December 15, 2008 at 20 years old from drug-related causes. His time was cut short but his memory will always live on. We hope to do that through helping others as he did in his life. "This has been horrific," Gary Laliberte said. "He should still be here."

Sharing information, teachable moments, repeated presentations of truthful information, that is how you teach kids, that is how they learn!

January 13, 2009

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News ~ Live from the Coroner of Lake County! Excerpts from written comments of students that attended health classes spoken to by my staff: I also learned that people make lots of stupid decisions near me. That part scared me a bit, the fact that people who could be driving on the same street as […]

Alcohol over-use kills

September 26, 2008

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“The Coroner of Lake County, IL talking about life and death in the purview of a County Coroner” Dr. Richard Keller ~is preparing for a series of talks that he will be giving next month regarding the effects of alcohol on the adolescent brain. It will be part of a panel presentation regarding underage drinking […]

Herion use spikes in Lake County, Illinois

March 22, 2008

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Lake County Coroner Richard Keller said there’s also been a spike in fatal heroin overdoses. Five heroin-related deaths have been recorded in 2008, and 12 in the past six months, Keller said. In all, heroin overdoses accounted for 18 deaths in 2007 and 16 in 2006. “I am really concerned,” he said.Dr. Keller publishes valuable […]

My Child ~

January 30, 2008

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Jonathan McEachern December 26, 1986 – November 30, 2007 Just shy of his 21st Birthday ~ Adlai Stevenson High School Alumni Cause of Death – Homicide Overdose