Pritzker Launches Overdose Action Plan

Governor Pritzker is launching an Overdose Action Plan for Illinois.  The plan is designed to combat the opioid epidemic in the state.  The governor said nearly three-thousand Illinois residents died of opioid overdoses in 2020, the deadliest overdose year on record in the state.  The plan will be a partnership to provide mental health and recovery services to Chicago and other areas most affected by opioid deaths.