Resources

Support

Illinois has various resources available for overcoming dependence and addiction to pain medications. If you have any additional questions about opioids, call your doctor or pharmacist. In case of emergency call 911 immediately. 

Need Help? 1.833.2FINDHELP

IDHS/DASA (Illinois Department of Health)/(Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse) has provided this confidential and free helpline (English/Spanish), open 24/7/365 for individuals experiencing opioid use disorders. 

For more information on this resource  click here.

Need Help? 1.800.622HELP

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services) has provided this confidential and free helpline (English/Spanish), open 24/7/365 for individuals looking to find treatment facilities and service facilities in your area.

For a nationwide map of public resources  click here.

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