Resources

Past Speakers

Please visit the Past Speakers pages on this web site for resources, handouts and lecture notes from many of our events.

 

Trending Topics

Please visit our GPS blog to find topics from today’s headlines, notes from past programs/speakers and the issues that matter to you most.

 

YouTube

You may watch many GPS presentations on Glenbard Parent Series’ YouTube Channel.  Video presentations include Frank Bruni, Dr. Laurence Steinberg, John Underwood, Dr. Robyn Silverman, Ken Ginsburg, and many more.

 

Glen Ellyn Public Library Book Discussions

The Glen Ellyn Public Library has partnered with Glenbard Township High School District 87 for the Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families.  Discussions are held at the Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn IL.  All are welcome.  To learn more visit http://gepl.org

 

(check back for book discussion dates)

 

College Board

The Redesigned SAT (2016)   Reference document (pdf) from our October 22, 2016 GPS-Higher Ed event on Preparing for the new SAT.

College Board/College Readiness web site

 

LEAD (Linking Efforts Against Drugs) 

We are a drug prevention organization, and we believe young people are capable of making good decisions.  www.leadingefforts.org

“How Do You Host?” campaign to educate and raise awareness on Social Hosting (pdf)

How to Talk to your Kids about Substance Abuse Guide

RehabCenter.net is an organization dedicated to connecting people seeking addiction treatment to the resources they need to succeed.  How to Talk To Your Kids About Substance Abuse guide: http://www.rehabcenter.net/youth-and-substance-abuse/

Drug Facts Conversation Booklet

“Get the Conversation Started” is a guide for parents from the Robert Crown Center and the Prevention Leadership Team of the DuPage County Health Department.  Drug Facts Conversation Booklet

 

Parents, Teens, Parties and the Law Brochure

This brochure offers suggestions regarding establishing guidelines for teen-agers when they host or attend parties.    PTPLhandout

 

John Underwood – Life of an Athlete

Power Back Diet (Nutrition Summary for Athletes)
Sleep Manual (Recovery and Rest for Athletes)

 

Prevention and Treatment Resource Links

1 in 4 Campaign:   1in4mentalhealth.com

360 Youth Services: www.360youthservices.org

AAIM (Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists)​ www.aaim1.org

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital: www.alexianbrothershealth.org

Carol Stream Police Dept Social Services Unit: www.carolstream.org

Cebrin Goodman Center: www.llgoodmanfdn.org

Collaborative for Academic, Social, Emotional and Learning: www.casel.org

DuPage County Health Department: www.dupagehealth.org

DuPage County Health Department Behavioral Health Services and Crisis Services: www.dupagehealth.org/ Crisis Hotline-( 24/7): 630-627-1700

DuPage Medical Group: www.dupagemedicalgroup.com

DuPage Metropolitan Enforcement Group: www.dupagemeg.com

Erika’s Lighthouse: www.erikaslighthouse.org

FORWARD DuPage (Fighting Health Weight Among Residents of Dupage County):  www.dupagehealth.org/forward

Gateway Foundation Alcohol and Dug Treatment:  http://www.RecoverGateway.org

Glen Ellyn Youth and Family Counseling Service: www.geyfcs.org

Leading Efforts Against Drugs (LEAD): www.leadingefforts.org

Life of an Athlete: www.lifeofanathlete.us

Linden Oaks at Edward: www.lindenoaks.org

Link Together Coalition: www.linktogethercoalition.org

Metropolitan Family Services Wheaton:  www.metrofamily.org/community-centers/dupage

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness of DuPage County): www.namidupage.org

National Suicide Prevention : 1-800-273-TALK(7255)

Northwest Medicine Behavioral Health at Central DuPage Hospital: www.cadencehealth.org

Parents Matter Too: www.parentsmattertoo.org

PATT (Parent and Teens Together):  www.jpatt.org

RehabCenter.net:  http://www.rehabcenter.net/youth-and-substance-abuse/

Robert Crown Center for Health Education:  www.robertcrown.org

RxBOX Dupage: www.dupagehealth.org/rxbox

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration): www.samhsa.gov

YWCA: www.ywcachicago.org

 

Community Resource Links

Anderson’s Bookshop: www.andersonsbookshop.com

Bloomingdale Police Non Emergency Phone Number – 630 529-9868

BR Ryall YMCA: www.brryallymca.org

Breaking Free: www.breakingfreeinc.org

CARES (community Action Resource Education Safehouse Parent Network): www.gwcares.wix.com/glenbard-west-cares

Carol Stream Police Non Emergency Phone Number – 630 668-2167

Emmy Gaffey Foundation: www.lalaemmyland.com

FAN (Family Action Network): www.familyactionnetwork.net/

Giving DuPage: http://givingdupage.org/contact-us/

Glen Ellyn Police Non Emergency Phone Number – 630 469-1187

Glendale Heights Police Non Emergency Phone Number – 630 260-6070

Healthy Lombard: www.healthylombard.com

HGNA (Helping Girls Navigate Adolescence): www.hgna.org

Lombard Police Non Emergency Phone Number – 630 873-4400

Parent Education Consortium (PEC): www.peccalendar.org

Peoples Resource Center:  www.peoplesrc.org

Teen Parent Connection: www.teenparentconnection.org

The Bookstore: www.justthebookstore.com

West Nation: www.glenbardwestnation.weebly.com

Wheaton Police Non Emergency Phone Number – 630 260-2161

 

Schools and Library Links

Bloomingdale Public Library: www.mybpl.org/

CASE (Cooperative Association for Special Education): www.casedupage.com

College of DuPage: www.cod.edu

Community Consolidated School District 89: www.ccsd89.org/pages/CCSD_89

Community Consolidated School District 93: www.ccsd93.com

Glen Ellyn Public Library: www.gepl.org

Glen Ellyn School District 41: www.d41.dupage.k12.il.us/

Glenside Public Library: www.glensidepld.org

Helen Plum Memorial Library: www.helenplum.org

Lombard School District 44: www.sd44.org/pages/Lombard__IL/About_D44

Marquardt School District 15: www.d15.us/

Queen Bee School District 16: www.queenbee16.org

Wheaton Public Library: www.wheatonlibrary.org