Opioid overdose continues to be a major public health issue in the United States.  It has contributed significantly to accidental deaths among those who use or misuse illicit and prescription opioids.  The Will County Executive Office of Substance Use Initiatives supports the prevention, harm reduction and recovery services for the citizens of Will County affected by the opioid epidemic.

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Overdose Prevention

How would I be able to identify an opioid overdose?


Overdose Prevention

Would you know how to help? Click below to learn more. It could help you save someone’s life. 


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Why Narcan?

Narcan™ (naloxone) is a prescription medicine that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose.


Narcan Distribution Program

Naloxone distribution and training to First Responders and other authorized community members (including family members) to reduce death from overdose. Learn More


Safe Passage Program

Safe Passage where individuals with a substance use disorder can seek assistance accessing treatment.


Safe Passage

Upon request assistance will be provided to any Will County Police Department to establish a Safe Passage program.

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