To find treatment for a Substance Use Disorder near you, go to Chicago Connects.
To learn more about Opioid Use Disorders, go to Overcome Opioids.
Overcoming Opioids shares the lasts information about opioid use disorders to:
Call the Illinois Opioid Helpline at: 1-833-2-FINDHELP
General Information and Other Resources
Substance use disorder (SUD), which can include addiction, is a medical diagnosis that describes the mental, behavioral, and physical symptoms caused by the use of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. These symptoms can include tolerance to increased amounts of drug use, withdrawal symptoms from suddenly stopping use, inability to control or cut down use, and neglecting important work or refusing to participate in social activities in order to take drugs.