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Opioid Update Repository

  1. Prescription Opioids and Heroin

    February 14, 2018

    Illinois Department of Public HealthOpioids are a class of drugs that include prescription drugs such as oxycodone, morphine and fentanyl, as well as heroin. Many people use prescription opioids to relieve pain, however, they can be addictive and can lead to inappropriate use.In 2014, an estimated 1.9 million Americans suffered from substance abuse disorder related […]

  2. Illinois Opioid Hotline Video

  3. Opioid Report Videos

    February 9, 2018
  4. Getting the Right Help for Opioid Dependence or Withdrawal

  5. Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances

    February 1, 2018
  6. Kendall County Coroner’s Office 2017 Annual Report

    View the Kendall County Coroner’s Office 2017 Annual Report here.

  7. Opioid Overdose Deaths by Race/Ethnicity

    January 31, 2018

    View the number of opioid overdose deaths by race/ethnicity in 2016 here.

  8. Tackling the Opioid Epidemic in the Chickasaw Nation

    January 25, 2018

    Learn here how Chickasaw Nation located in south-central Oklahoma is tackling the opioid epidemic. 

  9. Renewal of Determination that a Public Health Emergency Exists

    January 19, 2018

    As a result of the continued consequences of the opioid crisis affecting our nation, on this date and after consultation with public health officials as necessary, I, Eric D. Hargan, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, pursuant to the authority vested in me under section 319 of the Public Health […]

  10. Sam Quinones’ Testimony

    January 9, 2018

    U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and PensionsWRITTEN TESTIMONYAs politicians, the natural response to a crisis like this is to look about for things you can do quickly, to show constituents you’re taking action.I would caution, however, against acting too quickly, and especially in believing only in short-term responses to this problem.Everything I’ve learned […]

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