Drug Addiction Hotlines

Drug addiction hotlines can help you find treatment

There are many types of drug addiction hotlines, there are treatment centers, trauma support, family support, suicide support and now even text support. Here is a couple of drug addiction hotline available depending the issues that you or your loved one is facing:

Here at Drug-Addiction-Support.org we have one of the drug addiction hotlines that is set up to help you find an appropriate treatment center.

Our hotline is available 24/7 and is staffed with addiction professionals that can help you make the right choice about addiction treatment centers. Most of the treatment centers recommended may not be in your local area, but often the addict will get significant benefits from leaving their “home town” environment because that reduces their temptation to use.

Not being around old hangouts and “friends” can be extremely therapeutic, and increases the likelihood of addiction recovery.

Call SAMHSA for additional support

Here is another of the useful drug addiction hotlines The federal government has set up a department to help with issues related to drug and alcohol addiction. It's call SAMHSA, which stands for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. SAMHSA (pronounced SAMSA) is located at5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. They have a helpline at:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Here is more information about their helpline directly from their webpage: “SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Frequently Asked Questions What is SAMHSA’s National Helpline?

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

What are the hours of operation?

The service is open 24/7, 365 days a year. What languages are available? English and Spanish are available if you select the option to speak with a national representative.

How many calls do you receive?

In the first quarter of 2018, the Helpline received an average of 68,683 calls per month. This is an increase from 2017, with an average monthly call volume of 67,949 or 815,390 total calls for the year.

Do I need health insurance to receive this service?

The referral service is free of charge. If you have no insurance or are under-insured, we will refer you to your state office, which is responsible for state-funded treatment programs. In addition, we can often refer you to facilities that charge on a sliding fee scale or accept Medicare or Medicaid. If you have health insurance, you are encouraged to contact your insurer for a list of participating health care providers and facilities.

Will my information be kept confidential?

The service is confidential. We will not ask you for any personal information. We may ask for your zip code or other pertinent geographic information in order to track calls being routed to other offices or to accurately identify the local resources appropriate to your needs.

Do you provide counseling?

No, we do not provide counseling. Trained information specialists answer calls, transfer callers to state services or other appropriate intake centers in their states, and connect them with local assistance and support.

Suggested Resources

What Is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families

Created for family members of people with alcohol abuse or drug abuse problems. Answers questions about substance abuse, its symptoms, different types of treatment, and recovery. Addresses concerns of children of parents with substance use/abuse problems.

and Finally Remember:

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8


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