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Illinois Resources 

Illinois Association for Behavioral Health advocates for sound public policy that will create healthier families and safer communities.

Illinois Fatherhood Initiative works to connect children and fathers by helping men to be better fathers and father figures.

Illinois PTA provides information on children’s programs and career-oriented education and links to legislative updates and local PTA sites.

The Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR) is the state's lead agency for addressing the profound personal, social and economic consequences of alcohol and other drug abuse.

Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances The Illinois Department of Human Services supports and offers treatment services for substance use disorders through an extensive treatment provider network throughout the State of Illinois. Click to locate a provider or treatment facility as well as for more information and resources.

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) provides traffic safety information on airbags, alcohol/DUI, child safety and seat belts.

Illinois Secretary of State Office offers access to driver/vehicle services, organ donation information, and the Illinois State Library. Online ATOD information includes the .08 law, digitized drivers’ licenses to prevent identification misuse, zero-tolerance law and "Straight ID."

Illinois Office of the Governor includes a newsroom, FOIA information/contacts, request links, and a fair tax calculator. 

Illinois General Assembly details current legislation, session schedules, and Illinois statutes and laws.

Illinois.gov includes information about Illinois state government, tourism, and trade.

The Addiction Recovery Management Services Unit (ARMSU) of the Illinois Department of Corrections provides extensive training, clinical supervision, and education to IDOC, vendor, and other local and state agency staff.

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency provides consolidated fact sheets, collection options, useful partner links and other information on the disposal of medications.

Center for Prevention Research and Development offers research, technical assistance and expertise in the areas of school improvement, health and human service reform and prevention science. 

Illinois State Board of Education covers broad education issues, No Child Left Behind, and many other state programs. 

The Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois (CBHA) is a statewide not-for-profit membership organization representing the interests of community behavioral healthcare agencies in the state of Illinois. 

Federal Government Resources

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is a component of the Executive Office of the President which works to reduce drug use and its consequences by leading and coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of U.S. drug policy. 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) promotes and implements prevention and early intervention strategies to reduce the impact of mental and substance use disorders in America’s communities.

The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention's mission is to improve behavioral health through evidence-based prevention approaches.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions and promoting health through partnerships.

 

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

AbovetheInfluence is a program of the non-profit Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. The goal of the program is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. Their belief is the more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them, including the pressure to use drugs and alcohol.

Partnership to End Addiction - This site provides personalized support and resources for families impacted by addiction while mobilizing policymakers, researchers, and health care professionals to more effectively address addiction systemically on a national scale.

 

Families

National Fatherhood Initiative works to improve the well-being of children by increasing the involvement, commitment and responsibility of fathers in children’s lives.

National PTA Parent resources for helping children succeed as parents are important influences on their children's behavior.

Health

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) certifies health education specialists, promotes professional development, and strengthens professional preparation and practice.