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Opioid Addiction and Overdose Resources for Patients and Their Loved Ones

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DIAL 911 IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
800-662-HELP (4357)

State of Illinois 24/7 hotline for patients struggling with opioid use disorder
1-833-2FINDHELP (1-833-234-6343)


Patient Help

Naloxone

Naloxone (also called Narcan) is a medication that can block the effects of an opioid overdose.  Anyone can use it with proper training, and it may even be available free of charge.

Where to find Naloxone

10-Minute Naloxone Training Video

Opioid Medication Safety: The Role of Naloxone (video)

Education

Recognizing and Responding to an Opioid Overdose

IDHS/DASA Drug Overdose Prevention Program

CDC Information on Prescription Opioids

Overdose Prevention

What is addiction?

Symptoms and Signs of Addiction to Alcohol or Other Drugs

Safe Prescription Drug Disposal Resources



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