The Opioid Crisis: Finding Help

National helplines, local treatment options, and prescription disposal in the community

Helplines



Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances
HelplineIL.org
833-2FINDHELP
A statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Illinois

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline
SAMHSA.gov
1-800-662-HELP
Free, confidential, 24/7 treatment referral and service information for people facing mental and/or substance use disorders

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
SuicidePreventionLifeline.org
1-800-273-8255
Free and confidential support 24/7 for people in distress as well as prevention and crisis resources for loved ones

Crisis Text Line
CrisisTextLine.org
Free chat with a Crisis Counselor, available 24/7

Treatment and Prevention Options



The Chicago Recovery Alliance
3110 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
AnyPositiveChange.org
An organization focused on overdose prevention and harm-reduction for individuals who use drugs and/or are HIV positive; treatment and counseling referrals available

Advocate Christ Medical Center Substance Abuse Services
4440 West 95th Street
#508 South
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-684-1337
Drug, alcohol, and behavioral health treatment services in Oak Lawn

The Living Room
4731 Willow Springs Road
LaGrange, IL 60525
708-582-6434
NAMIMetSub.org
A space run through the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) that serves as "an alternative to the ER to those in crisis"


Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs



Oak Lawn Police Department Lobby
9446 S. Raymond Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
708-422-8292
Open Daily 8:00am-10:00pm

Cook County Sheriff's Prescription Drug Take Back Program
Prescription Drug Mail-Back Service Envelopes
Free and available to elderly or homebound disabled Cook County residents upon request
CookCountySheriff.org/rx/Consumer-Residents

Created by Mary Kate Murray on Aug 28th, 2019 @ 5:48 PM.
Updated on Sep 5th, 2019 @ 1:22 PM.