Illinois awarded $29 million to fight opioid crisis

Illinois awarded $29 million to fight opioid crisis

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is receiving nearly $29 million in new federal funding to help the state fight the opioid crisis.
Friday, September 21 2018 0 Comments

The US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health

The US Opioid Crisis: Addressing Maternal and Infant Health

This week, CDC released the first-ever multi-state analysis of trends in opioid use disorder (OUD) in labor and delivery.
Thursday, August 09 2018 0 Comments

Two HRSA Opioid Response Funding Opportunities Available

Two HRSA Opioid Response Funding Opportunities Available

The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has released the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for 2 new grants to fight the opioid crisis.
Tuesday, June 19 2018 0 Comments

Naloxone Recall—Two Lots From Hospira Recalled Due to Particulate Matter

Naloxone Recall—Two Lots From Hospira Recalled Due to Particulate Matter

The FDA is urging Naloxone carriers to check their product against a national recall list.
Thursday, June 07 2018 0 Comments

Announcing Oakton's CE Event on the Opioid Crisis June 13! Presented by Tim Ryan

Announcing Oakton's CE Event on the Opioid Crisis June 13! Presented by Tim Ryan

In addition to facts about the opioid epidemic, Ryan weaves his personal story of heroin addiction, incarceration, and how he lost his son to a heroin overdose.
Thursday, May 24 2018 0 Comments

Opioid Data And Trends Readily Available

Opioid Data And Trends Readily Available

IDPH announces the launch of its Opioid Data Dashboard, an innovative way to access data on opioid overdoses and deaths.
Wednesday, April 11 2018 0 Comments

Opioid Toolkit from the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Opioid Toolkit from the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

For your information is the revised Opioid Toolkit from the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Wednesday, April 04 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 launches Media Campaigns related to the Opioid Crisis
Thursday, March 29 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, March 29 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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