Get Naloxone

This page contains information for community-based organizations and individuals interested in requesting naloxone from Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH).

Naloxone can also be dispensed without prescription at local pharmacies under the Illinois statewide Naloxone Standing Order. Your insurance may cover the cost of this life-saving medication.

Community-Based Organizations


Community-based organizations operating in suburban Cook County can request naloxone from CCDPH. Please have the contact person at your agency complete the Naloxone Request form below – your agency will certify in good faith that staff at your organization have been trained in overdose response and naloxone administration after viewing this video .


A Drug Overdose Prevention Program (DOPP) is a organization that receives naloxone kits from the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery in order to distribute the kits to their participants, clients, and/or community members. Drug Overdose Prevention Programs (DOPPs) throughout Cook County that provide naloxone can be found on the Illinois Helpline for Opioids & Other Substances website by clicking below.


CCDPH is proud to partner with many organizations throughout suburban Cook County in providing overdose prevention services, including access to naloxone.

Chicago Recovery Alliance

CRA provides mobile services in Harvey and Cicero, and can provide delivery to suburban locations upon request.

UIC’s Community Outreach Intervention Projects (COIP)

UIC COIP provides services in suburban Cook County through motorhome and mobile van units, including buprenorphine on mobile units.


Live4Lali provides mobile outreach services in DuPage and McHenry counties, and also provides harm reduction supplies via mail upon request.

The Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances

The Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances is a comprehensive and searchable directory of substance use treatment programs, recovery homes, harm reduction services, overdose education and naloxone distribution programs, and more

The IDHS/SUPR Drug Overdose Prevention Program

CCDPH is a registered Drug Overdose Prevention Program (DOPP) with the Illinois Department of Human Services. All registered DOPPs can order naloxone free of charge from IDHS through the ACCESS NARCAN program. Organizations eligible to apply to become a DOPP include:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Community-based organizations and non-profits
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Local businesses