SIREN Notification- Colored Fentanyl: A colorful version of Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, has been introduced to the illicit drug market and is being referred to as “colored” or “rainbow” fentanyl. Colored fentanyl is showing up in the form of pills closely resembling candy and colorful chalk. Please see the attached SIREN (Rainbow Colored Fentanyl) and Recognizing Opioid Overdose Infographic from IDPH for more information.
National Recovery Month: September is National Recovery Month! Recovery Month is a time to recognize the gains made by people in recovery and the real possibility of recovery for those seeking it. Since 2020, Faces & Voices of Recovery has hosted the Recovery Month website, managed social media outreach, developed, and disseminated promotional materials and maintained the central location for all Recovery Month events. Visit Faces and Voices of Recovery to add your events!
Also, join IDHS and send them a picture of your team wearing PURPLE to Vanesa Villa at Vanesa.Villa@illinois.gov. Let’s proudly celebrate recovery in Illinois; #ILRecoveryBelongs
International Overdose Awareness Day & National Recovery Month 2022: Governor JB Pritzker signed a 2022 International Overdose Awareness Day & National Recovery Month (2022) proclamation. See the attached International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month 2022 for detailed information.
Please see the attached SUPR Newsletter for more information on upcoming trainings and public awareness campaigns.