Overdose Education and Naloxone Training
Naloxone is a lifesaving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Individuals, families, and organizations can receive overdose education, naloxone training, and lifesaving kits. Learn more about these important resources.
Naloxone can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and saves lives. Throughout Central Illinois, the Drug Overdose Prevention Program (DOPP) grant provides the following opportunities:
- Opioid education
- Overdose prevention education
- Nasal Naloxone training and distribution
The DOPP grant was initiated in 2017, to date over 8,000 individuals have received education and over 21,000 individuals were trained and received a lifesaving Overdose rescue kit. This grant covers multiple counties including Peoria, Fulton, Tazewell, Woodford, LaSalle, Livingston, Knox, McDonough, Brown, Schuyler, Adams, Pike, Mason and Scott counties.
Education and training are available to individuals, family members, and organizations.
Contact Sue Tisdale, Community Educator for more details.
- Office: (309) 282-1086
Experiencing a Crisis?
For life-threatening concerns, call 911 or be taken to your nearest emergency department.
For mental health and substance use crisis support and resources, contact:
Trillium Place Crisis Services, available 24/7:
Peoria County - (309) 671-8084
Tazewell & Woodford Counties - (309) 347-1148