Opioid Epidemic

Illinois has seen great strides in the prevention of HIV and HCV infections as well as reduced overdose deaths in Peoria, Lake County, and Chicago. Most recently, the City of Chicago Mayor's Office announced increased community investments for health workers in the city's South and West sides to combat opioid use (see news release below). Our partners at the Illinois Department of Public Health want to inform you of resources that are available to you and your patient population.

Jolt Harm Reduction (Peoria, IL)

Need to Know (Lake County, IL)

Chicago Dept. of Public Health Initiatives (news release)

The Chicago Recovery Alliance

Chicago Health Alert Network (HAN)

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Clinical Consultation

Clininal Consultation Center

Expert clinical advice on providing optimal care to your HIV-positive patients, from initiating antiretroviral regimens to managing HIV/AIDS. Warmline, PEPline and Perinatal Hotline are free and confidential services for clinical providers.
Warmline: 800-933-3413
Pepline: 888-448-4911
Perinatal HIV Hotline: 888-448-8765

Prevention Training Centers

The National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC) is CDC-funded group of training centers created in partnership with health departments and universities.

AIDS/HIV Resources

AIDS Education and Training Centers

The AIDS Education and Training Centers conduct targeted, multidisciplinary education and training programs for health care providers treating persons living with HIV/AIDS. This website provides a central repository for AETC program and contact information and for training materials developed within the AETC network.

CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

The Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) is charged with the mission of preventing HIV infection and reducing the incidence of HIV-related illness and death. DHAP works to accomplish this mission through its campaigns, surveillance, programs, and research.

CDC HIV Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal government agencies have issued several guidelines and recommendations about the prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and management of HIV infection and HIV-related diseases in the United States and dependent areas.

CDC HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance

CDC’S National HIV Surveillance System is the primary source for monitoring HIV trends in the United States. CDC funds and assists state and local health departments to collect the information. Health departments report de-identified data to CDC so that information from around the country can be analyzed to determine who is being affected and why.

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

Increasing access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-variant communities.

HHS Adult and Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines

Provide guidance to HIV care practitioners on the optimal use of antiretroviral (ARV) agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and adolescents in the United States.

HHS Perinatal Guidelines

Key changes made by the Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children (the Panel) to update the November 1, 2012, Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection.

HIV Drug Information

U.S. Food and Drug Administration HIV drug safety issues, announcements and alerts.

Map of Illinois PrEP clinics and Providers

AIDS Foundation of Chicago provides a browsable map of clinics and providers that provide pre-exposure prophylaxis.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services provides Information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research. Find latest guidelines for the use of Antiretroviral Agents for Adults and Adolescents/ Pediatric in PDF and mobile apps.