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Giving kids false info or scaring them doesn’t help

In a town with so many therapists, isn’t anyone a little bit interested in understanding teen drug use in Oak Park and River Forest, rather than limiting ourselves to panic-and-react mode? In a town with so many bright, accomplished young people, I feel we are missing an opportunity to involve them in the process of learning about the issues before we decide what to do about them.