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Heroin and opioid use is a serious problem in our community, and sticking our heads in the sand doesn’t help. Learn why heroin is such a problem in Naperville and how you can help your child make good choices.
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Half of the Naperville teens surveyed about the stress they feel say they rarely or never talk with someone about it, a fact social service agency officials say they find alarming. The cause of youth stress in Naperville is the focus of a 2018 State of the...
When nearly 5,000 Naperville students took a survey to determine the sources of their stress, many wrote heartfelt answers to free-response questions. "The kids would say, 'Thank you for asking these questions,'" said Patricia Schacht, assistant professor...
By Suzanne Baker Contact Reporter Naperville Sun A 24-hour hotline for anyone in the Naperville area who needs help dealing with a crisis is just a text away. Naperville's Collaborative Youth Team is partnering with the national Crisis Text Line to give...
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