Browsing All posts tagged under »prevention«

Every Dollar Counts Campaign/Every Seizure Matters Campaign

October 23, 2009


When people learn these facts-and become aware of how little funding for research there is-I am confident they will help. That's why we are launching the Every Dollar Counts Campaign/Every Seizure Matters Campaign to raise $250,000 for epilepsy research by the end of the year to fund the Special Friends for a Cure award. Remember, every dollar counts!

Angry Teenagers

July 3, 2009


"When I am really angry, there is no way I can control myself." Learning to manage one's anger is an essential life skill for anyone, but especially for teenagers who frequently use anger as a response to the frustrations and stresses of growing up.

Heroin ~ 40% of high school seniors do not believe that there is a great risk in trying heroin.

May 22, 2009


Recent studies suggest a shift from injecting to snorting or smoking heroin because of increased purity and the misconception that these forms of use will not lead to addiction.

Potent Heroin Listen to Him Speak ~

April 1, 2009


I read Dr. Keller’s blog each and everyday, and as I read I re-post ~ as I re-post his words just may help another – to reach another, so another shall not die! This is not a an issue isolated to the poor neighborhoods nor gang related ~ it is in our community ~ it […]

Parents Have More Power Than They Think!

February 20, 2009


Linking Efforts Against Drugs a parent group fighting drug use and underage drinking in the local communities of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.

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

January 13, 2009


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 […]

The Holiday Season is among us ~ You can get help ~

October 24, 2008


The busiest time of the year for Dr. Keller, I am afraid to say ~ Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Increasing Suicide Rate After a decade-long decrease, U.S. suicide rates have started to rise, largely because of an increase in suicides among middle-aged white men and women. A new study out of Johns Hopkins demonstrates increasing […]