Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute

The Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute is a 5-day youth leadership conference sponsored by the Illinois Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Association. Formerly known as the Illinois Teen Institute, it is an award-winning program that offers opportunities for teens around the state to learn about leadership, healthy choices, and working with others to create better communities.

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Operation Snowball

Operation Snowball is an alcohol and other drug use prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug-free lives. Operation Snowball is founded on the belief that youth and adults can make responsible decisions when provided with factual information and an opportunity to develop an understanding of one’s self and motivations.

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Giving Tuesday: December 1st

By |November 18th, 2015|CGTI|


We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

It’s a simple […]

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Look Who’s Doing an Operation Snowball Retreat!

By |October 29th, 2015|Operation Snowball|

October through December is a big Snowball season! Look at all of the retreats going on!

Naperville Snowball retreat – Lisle HS OS retreat – Rich HS/Dist 227 OS retreat – Lake Park HS OS retreat   Hinsdale/Dist. 86 OS retreat – Downers Grove South OS retreat – Glenbrook North HS OS retreat                     […]

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CGTI Mini-Grant Award Winners

By |October 26th, 2015|CGTI|

We are pleased to announce our Community Action Team Mini-Grant Award Winners for 2015:

DCP Safe of Dekalb
Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition
Elmwood Park High School
Partnering for Prevention of McHenry County
Jefferson CATs of Champaign
Trewyn of Peoria
District 156 of McHenry
Bloom Township of Chicago Heights

The purpose of the grants are to assist the Community Action Teams (CATs) […]

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Red Ribbon Week: October 23-31

By |October 20th, 2015|CGTI|

Red Ribbon Week is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs by showing your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon. It is designed to be an awareness campaign which gets information to the general public about the dangers of drug […]

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