"A Way Out" Lake County

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Addiction does not Discriminate

A Way Outs 100th Participant

The Lake County Opioid Initiative (LCOI) today reported its achievements and the positive impact of its programming on the citizens…

Over prescribed and Underfunded: Illinois Surge in Overdose Deaths

Chris Nielsen’s future looked bright. A senior in high school, he played catcher on his school’s baseball team in a…

Update on Instagram

With all of the exciting @Cubs news, we have some exciting news of our own! Since the launch of ‘A…

Senator visits Drug Disposal Program

As communities across America continue to be plagued by an opioid-addiction crisis, Lake County boasts “the largest and most successful”…


It’s no secret that the abuse of prescription opioid painkillers, like OxyContin and Percocet, has reached epidemic levels in the…

Health Department Takes the Next Step:

By addressing the Regional Opioid Crisis: The expansion of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services To address the growing number of…

Participants in Year One!

ABC Coverage of the A Way Out Launch

Many thanks to ABC TV for covering the launch announcement.

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