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Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis
Friday, February 23 2018 0 Comments

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis

Prevention First has launched two media campaigns that are designed to address two issues related to opioid crisis.
Thursday, February 22 2018 0 Comments

Publications available to raise awareness of devastating impact on families

Publications available to raise awareness of devastating impact on families

Addiction's forgotten victims -- preview publications to support children, families
Wednesday, January 24 2018 0 Comments

As opioid-like botanic surges, states react

As opioid-like botanic surges, states react

Advocates of Kratom, a powder ground from the leaves of an indigenous Southeast Asian tree related to the coffee plant, say the substance, which does not depress the respiratory system and therefore presents little to no overdose risk, could help reduce the nation’s reliance on highly addictive and often deadly prescription painkillers.
Tuesday, December 12 2017 0 Comments

Webinar - Health in All Policies

Webinar - Health in All Policies

This U of I Extension webinar will describe HiAP and give examples of ways local governments could consider a HiAP approach when making decisions about their communities.
Sunday, December 03 2017 0 Comments

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

Rural Health Webinar - motor vehicle deaths/seatbelt use, suicide and drug overdose

This webinar will feature the CDC researchers who will discuss their findings, examine the factors contributing to these disparities, and point you to available tools and resources to address the disparities in your communities.
Wednesday, November 08 2017 0 Comments

Declaration of Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis

Declaration of Public Health Emergency to Address National Opioid Crisis

On October 26, Acting Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Eric D. Hargan declared a nationwide public health emergency regarding the opioid crisis.
Thursday, November 02 2017 0 Comments

Free UI Extension Webinar - Opioid Crisis

Free UI Extension Webinar - Opioid Crisis

The UI Extension will be hosting a free webinar next week to deliver information about the impact of opioids on Illinois, what the state and federal government are doing about it, and what local government or coalitions may do to address the crisis.
Thursday, November 02 2017 0 Comments

R5 Opioids Taskforce - Consultation Request Form

R5 Opioids Taskforce - Consultation Request Form

The Region 5 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established an Opioid Taskforce compromised, not only of HHS Operating Divisions, but also representatives from other Federal agencies.
Thursday, October 05 2017 0 Comments

State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan Discussion: October 12

State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan Discussion: October 12

Share your feedback on the plan and next steps for implementation
Monday, October 02 2017 0 Comments

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