Connect for Life

Helping individuals overcome their addiction is this program's main goal.Connect for Life Logo

Addiction is a major public health concern in Illinois and the nation. As an agency committed to the preservation of life and public safety, the Naperville Police Department seeks to reduce the impact of addiction in Naperville by facilitating an immediate connection to treatment for those seeking help for their addiction. This initiative is called Connect for Life.

What addictions can the Naperville Police Department help with?

  • Opioids (Heroin, Oxycodone, etc.)
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Marijuana
  • Alcohol
  • Stimulants
  • Hallucinogens
  • Others

Where do I go?
Anyone who enters our department at 1350 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, and requests help with their addiction will be immediately screened into the Connect for Life initiative.

How quickly will I be connected to services?
It is recognized that there is a narrow window, generally 12 – 24 hours depending on the addiction, to help a person when they decide they want help. The purpose of the Connect for Life initiative is to get those seeking assistance into treatment right away.

What if I still have drugs with me when I come to the Naperville Police Department?
Inform the officer you have items to relinquish. We will take them for destruction, and you will not be criminally charged for possession of these items.

For More Information

Contact Deputy Chief Jason Arres at (630) 305-6224 or arresj@naperville.il.us

In an emergency, dial 9-1-1.