Public health resource guide: Applying Public Health Informatics to Addiction Treatment

The University of Illinois at Chicago just published this detailed public health resource guide.

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Opioids Epidemiology and Health Statistics Behavioral Health

IDHS Launches Video Campaign for Opioid Treatment

The Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) launched a new statewide video campaign to bring awareness to the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances.

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Opioids Health Education/Promotion Behavioral Health

Suicide, opioids tied to ongoing fall in US life expectancy

APHA's publication, The Nation's Health, February/March 2019 issue, featured article

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Injury Control/EMS Epidemiology and Health Statistics Behavioral Health Opioids Suicide Prevention

Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

The document is a one-stop shop for rural leaders looking for federal funding and partnership opportunities.

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Upcoming Event: A Call for a Community Health Response in the Southern Illinois Region - Opioid prescription drug misuse and heroin addiction

The Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development invites you to attend the next installment of the regional meetings to address the persistent opiate crisis in Southern Illinois.

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Opioids Rural Health ACEs

Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

The Rural Resource Guide to Help Communities Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse is a first-of-its-kind, one-stop-shop for rural leaders looking for Federal funding and partnership opportunities.

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Federal Funding Opioids Rural Health

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.

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Media Press Releases Health Administration Opioids

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.

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Opioids Family Planning & Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology and Health Statistics

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.

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Health Administration Opioids Grant Opportunity

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.

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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.

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Continuing Education Workforce Development Opioids

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.

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Opioids Health Education/Promotion Epidemiology and Health Statistics

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.

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Health Education/Promotion Opioids

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.

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Opioids Media Health Education/Promotion

Publications available to raise awareness of devastating impact on families

Addiction's forgotten victims -- preview publications to support children, families

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Health Education/Promotion Channing Bete adverse childhood experiences Opioids Substance Abuse

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.

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Kratom Opioids

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.

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Webinar Health in all Policies Opioids

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.

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Injury Control/EMS Webinar Health Equity Opioids Suicide Prevention Rural Health

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.

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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.

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Opioids Webinar

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.

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State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan Discussion: October 12

Share your feedback on the plan and next steps for implementation

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Health Education/Promotion Substance Abuse IDPH Opioids Opioid Action Plan

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