Opioids

  • General information on opioids, including prescription opioids, heroin, and synthetic opioids

  • When a drug overdose treatment is provided in a hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), the case shall be reported to the Illinois Department of Publ

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a drug withdrawal syndrome that occurs among opioid-exposed infants shortly after birth.

  • Information on the Illinois prescription monitoring program, prescriber educational resources, and safe drug disposal

  • General information on treatment options, including medication-assisted treatment, and the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances

  • Information on how to recognize an opioid overdose, the overdose reversal medication naloxone, and Illinois’ “Good Samaritan” and other laws

  • Statewide standing order with accompanying opioid overdose educational resources

  • Strategic framework for addressing opioid crisis in IL

  • The opioid epidemic in Illinois by the numbers, IDPH opioid data reports, and the IDPH State Opioid Data Dashboard

  • Information regarding neonatal abstinence syndrome, infectious diseases related to opioid misuse, and the Rural Opioid Overdose Prevention Program