Substance Use Disorders

These organizations emphasize prevention of mental and/or substance use disorders through educational programs, awareness campaigns, and other materials.

Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) (serving IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI) - Jane Addams College of Social Work

To advance public health and wellness, the ATTC Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating, and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices. A list of ATTC Regional Centers, the states they serve, and contact information are available on the ATTC Network website.

HHS, HRSA, Poison Control Program

HRSA's Poison Control Program oversees that national toll-free Poison Help Line, 1-800-222-1222, which connects callers to their nearest poison center, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for help in a poisoning emergency. Calls are free and confidential and can be translated into 161 languages. The Poison Control Program works with people who have overdosed on prescription medications, used inhalants or other chemical/household products.

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