Useful Links

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: One of the leading advocacy organizations working to reduce tobacco use and its deadly consequences in the United States and around the world. They provide a list of statistics about the toll of tobacco in the U.S. Information about Illinois can be found below:

Toll of Tobacco in Illinois

Circle: CIRCLE (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement) conducts research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans.

County Health Rankings: Valuable information about community health indicators. An overview of Illinois can be found below:

Overview of Illinois Health Rankings 

ICivics: Free interactive civics education resource for students. They are working to ensure all students receive a good civic education, regardless of family income and location.

Illinois Youth Survey (IYS): The IYS is a self-report survey administered in school settings and is designed to gather information about a variety of health and social indicators including substance use patterns and attitudes of Illinois youth.

Prevention First: An organization working to build community capacity to prevent substance abuse by providing training and technical assistance and raising public awareness. Located in Springfield, IL.