Northwest Suburban CARA

Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

“Allow, train and provide resources to first responders

and members of other key community sectors

to administer Narcan; also establish processes,

protocols, mechanisms for referral to appropriate

treatment and recovery communities.”

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Lead Organization:

Village of Elk Grove Police Department

Subawards:

Kenneth Young Center

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Target Police Departments:

Elk Grove, Arlington Hts, Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows, Des Plaines, Palatine, Prospect Hts. Mt Prospect, and

Hoffman Estates

Targeted Communities: Northwest Suburbs of Chicago

Objectives:

  • Conduct 20 community education events on naloxone carrying and administration protocol in the service area.

  • Train two village’s first responders on naloxone

  • Create and maintain a community resource guide

  • Distribute 24,000 Naloxone Kits

  • Conduct community overdose prevention education in 100% of the targeted villages

  • Certify five organizations as Naloxone Trainer of Trainers

  • Train 300 unduplicated individuals annually

Strategies:

1. Make Naloxone available

2. Train on Naloxone administration and Good Samaritan law

3. Train and provide resources on safety around licit / illicit drugs

4. Establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for referrals to treatment and recovery

5. Work with a community advisory council/coalition

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Need Naloxone?

To schedule an appointment for Naloxone training

please fill out the form to the right or contact

the Recovery Support Team at

recoverysupportservices@kennethyoung.org

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These services are funded in full or in part through a State Opioid Response (SOR) grant (T1081699) to the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (IDHS/SUPR) from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (NHS/SAMHSA) and the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).

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650 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-5939
CPYD.coalition@gmail.com
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Funding provided in whole or in part to the Kenneth Young Center by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).