Celebrating 6 Million by Welcoming New Board Members and Launching a New Strategic Direction

Hinsdale, IL (August 17, 2016) In the spring of 2017, The Robert Crown Center for Health Education will celebrate educating its 6 millionth student since moving to Hinsdale as a full-service health education center in 1974. As they celebrate this incredible milestone, they unveil a 3-year strategic plan for the organization, introduce a new, fully […]

Soft Landing Recovery Center Commits $35,000 to Robert Crown Center Prevention Education

Hinsdale, IL –Dr. Abdel Fahmy, CEO and Chief Medical Officer at Soft Landing Recovery, has been working in opioid addiction treatment for 15 years. Throughout his years as an addiction specialist, Fahmy has dedicated himself to increasing public understanding of addiction and easing the pain of the addicted and their families. This month, Soft Landing […]



Take a look at a short video for an overview of our new Teen Sexual Health program: This redeveloped program provides students with straightforward information about sexuality and its risks using an engaging story-telling approach. Science-based program topics include forms of sexual contact, teen pregnancy and contraception and the signs and consequences of sexually transmitted […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention-INFLUENCERS: Grades 6-7

The second program in our substance abuse prevention continuum, INFLUENCERS students learn about the short and long term risks associated with substance use including alcohol, marijuana and vaping. The influencers and normalization of substance use is explored including social media, song lyrics and advertising. These programs incorporate a comprehensive, blended learning approach to substance abuse prevention […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention-DECISIONS: Grade 8

In the third program in our substance abuse prevention continuum, DECISIONS has our Educators lead students in a discussion on more complex topics like polysubstance use, the impact of substance use on short/long term goals and a deeper understanding of brain development. Small groups are utilized to help spur discussion and engagement. Our substance abuse […]