Illinois Innovation Now


The Awards Ceremony

Addiction Policy Forum honored Illinois innovators changing the field of addiction at the Innovation Now Awards Ceremony. Addiction Policy Forum released its new report: Illinois Innovations to Address Addiction: Eight Innovative Solutions that are Transforming Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery. 


June 11, 2019   I   12:00pm-2:00pm   I   Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum


Addiction Policy Forum hosted nearly 50 people including State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim, United States Representatives Cheri Bustos’ and Adam Kinzinger’s staff, nurse practitioners, police officers, advocates, those in recovery and families impacted by addiction.

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In the News...



June 11, 2019 at 10:35am

Every single day people struggle with drug addiction. And in 2017 alone, more than 2,500 Illinois residents died from a drug overdose.





June 11, 2019 at 4:30pm

Eight life-saving addiction programs in the state received awards from the national Addiction Policy Forum.