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What To Do If Someone 
Is Unconscious

Call 911 immediately for emergency responder support. Lay the person on their side and try to keep them awake until responders arrive. If you have it, use naloxone (Narcan).

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Illinois Helpline for Opioids 
and Other Substances

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance use, get free and confidential help here: helplineil.org

What To Do If You Suspect 
Someone You Know Is 
Addicted To Opioids

Warning signs for addiction include mood swings, unexplained changes in behavior or priorities, or sudden changes in social behaviors, among others.

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Where To Find Information 
On Treatment

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is an evidence-based treatment approach that eases withdrawal symptoms and reduces cravings. Treatment is an important part of the recovery process, and there are multiple options available. Recovery IS possible, help your loved ones find the support they need today.

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More Illinois Information 
for Prevention and 
Recovery

The Illinois Department of Human Services Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (IDHS SUPR) is working to reduce the impact of the opioid epidemic on the state of Illinois. For additional resources and local information, please visit the IDHS SUPR’s resource page.