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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/obtain-addiction-assistance
Obtain Alcoholism & Addiction Assistance
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Find support and treatment services for alcoholism & addiction through an extensive treatment provider network throughout the State of Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SFM/prevent-fires
Prevent Fires
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Services include criminal investigations (arson); inspections for fire prevention and life safety, under- and above- ground tanks, boilers and pressure vessels, and elevators; firefighter certification and outreach; public education; and plan reviews.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/GOV/cooling-centers
Cooling Centers Search
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Links to list of Cooling Centers in each Illinois county
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/resources-lead
Resources on Lead
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Links to helpful information regarding Lead in Drinking Water, Testing for Lead in Schools/Daycares, Lead Poisoning & Prevention and Lead-Based Paint Removal
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/treat-well-water
Treat Contaminated Well Water
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Well water treatment can range from simply disinfecting your well to installing a large treatment system. There are many aspects to consider when purchasing water treatment equipment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/air_quality-notifications
Air Quality Notifications Sign-Up
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Know your air quality! Elevated levels of air pollution, specifically ozone and particulate matter, can changes the outdoor air quality. Register for Illinois EnviroFlash alerts and receive Air Quality notifications for your area.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/tbi-assistance
Get Assistance for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/long-term-care-facility
Find the Right Long-Term Care Facility
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Persons ages 60+ seeking admission into a nursing home must go through the IDoA screening process. During the process, all persons seeking information are provided with all short and long-term care options, regardless of income or DON score.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/renewal-watercraft-snowmobile
Watercraft & Snowmobile Renewal
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Drivers can find information about renewing watercraft and snowmobiles.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/mmdp
Medication Management Demonstration Program (MMDP)
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The Medication Management Demonstration (MMDP) seeks to reduce medication error rates and improve outcomes in clients who have historically been challenged by managing multiple medications at home. An in-home assessment will be completed for each client and a certified pharmacist will conduct comprehensive medication reconciliation and review.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/Safely & Environmentally Dispose of Pharmaceuticals
Safely & Environmentally Dispose of Pharmaceuticals
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The Illinois EPA has launched an initiative in collaboration with partners in both the private and public sector to promote environmentally responsible disposal of unwanted/expired medications.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEMA/disaster-response-volunteer
Disaster Response Volunteer Opportunities
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In addition to providing assistance before and during disasters, volunteers can be utilized after a disaster or emergency for a variety of tasks. These links provide information on several volunteer opportunities in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DNR/boating-hunting-snowmobiling-safety
Take Boating, Hunting, & Snowmobiling Safety Courses
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Visitors can learn information about taking boating, hunting, and snowmobiling safety coursesn in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/ISP/meth-manufacturer
Illinois Methamphetamine Manufacturer Search
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This database was created pursuant to Public Act 094-0831 which required that persons convicted under 720 ILCS 646/15, Participation in Methamphetamine Manufacturing, be identified with that information made available to law enforcement and the general public.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/domestic-violence-assistance
Obtain Domestic Violence Assistance
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Domestic violence programs located throughout Illinois provide safety assistance to victims of domestic violence. They are free and private. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, legal advocacy, temporary food and housing, and more.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DOI/health-insurance-assistance
Obtain Health Insurance Assistance
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A free consumer assistance resource that helps you with health insurance questions and complaints.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/prevent-elder-abuse
Prevent Elder Abuse
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Caseworkers from local provider agencies - in coordination with the Adult Protective Services program - receive reports, conduct investigations, and work with older adults to resolve abusive situations. Information and resouces are made available at each of our provider agencies to help individuals identify, report and prevent elder abuse.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DCFS/report-child-abuse
Report Child Abuse & Neglect
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Every year in Illinois, child abuse and neglect goes unreported. Experts tell us that one in five children will be abused or neglected before they turn 18 years old. When you call the DCFS Child Abuse Hotline, you are joining every day Illinoisans who make the socially-responsible choice to keep kids safe and get families the help they need, before it is too late.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/ptsd-assistance
Get Assistance for a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. Many people who develop PTSD get better over time. But about 1 out of 3 people may need help or treatment for PTSD. Help is available through the IWAP program 24/7.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDPH/find-ph-program
Find a Public Health Program in My Community
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IDPH funds a variety of programs in your community. Those programs may be offered through local health departments, community-based agencies, academic institutions or other familiar locations.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/ptsd-assessment
Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Assessment
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. Many people who develop PTSD get better over time. But about 1 out of 3 people may need help or treatment for PTSD. Help is available through the IWAP program 24/7.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/tbi-assessment
Tramatic Brain Injury (TBI) Assessment
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/ltc-ombudsman
Long Term Care Ombudsman
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Mandated by the Federal Older Americans Act and the Illinois Act on Aging, the Illinois Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP) is a resident-directedadvocacy program which protects and improves the quality of life for residents in a variety of long-term care settings. Ombudsmen work to resolve problems of individual residents and to bring about changes at the local, state and national levels to improve care. Ombudsman work is directed by the resident.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/DHS/mental-health-care
Obtain Mental Health Care
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Learn about services available to those in need of mental health care.