Addiction is a complex and devastating disease, not only for the affected person but also for their loved ones. Getting help for substance abuse can be overwhelming, and addicts and their families often do not know where to start. Drug and alcohol hotlines provide advice, information, resources, motivation, and encouragement to people struggling with addiction.

Calling a drug abuse helpline is a great first step towards lasting recovery from substance use disorders. Alcohol and drug hotlines are usually toll-free numbers that do not cost anything to call. You do not need insurance coverage to call these helplines. Trained advisors provide guidance and information in complete confidentiality and anonymity. If you or someone you love needs help with substance abuse, calling a drug abuse hotline is the right thing to do.

In the following guide, we provide a comprehensive listing of drug and alcohol helplines in the United States. Please note, these hotlines do not have the resources to handle emergencies. If you or a loved one is in a life-threatening situation, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotlines

National Drug Helpline 1-844-289-0879

The National Drug Helpline is a 24×7 drug addiction hotline that offers private, confidential help from experienced professionals. You can call the National Drug Helpline day or night and speak to friendly, non-judgmental, understanding staff to obtain information, resources, guidance, and support for drug or alcohol abuse in yourself or a loved one. Your call is completely free of cost and anonymous.

SAMHSA 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a U.S. government organization with extensive resources for people struggling with substance use disorders. SAMHSA’s National Helpline operates 24/7, 365 days a year and is completely free and confidential. Representatives at this helpline provide treatment referrals and information in both English and Spanish to people battling substance abuse and/or mental illness. You can get information about local support groups and community-based organizations. You can also order free publications by calling the SAMHSA National Helpline. The service is free of charge and you do not need insurance to call this hotline. If you are uninsured or underinsured, the helpline can refer you to state-funded treatment programs and other affordable rehab options. Your call to the SAMHSA hotline is completely confidential. The representative may, however, ask for your geographic location to route you to the appropriate resources. Please note, the SAMHSA National Helpline does not provide counseling services. However, the trained specialists can transfer you to rehab centers in your state for local assistance and support.

Narcotics Anonymous 1-818-773-9999 x 771

Narcotics Anonymous is a global community-based organization and nonprofit fellowship of people struggling with drug abuse. Members of Narcotics Anonymous meet periodically to support others like themselves and help them stay clean. You can call the NA number to get more information about their programs.

National Institute of Mental Health 1-866-615-6464

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, you can call the NIMH information resource center Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST for information and resources in your area. The service is available in English and Spanish.

National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center 1-800-784-6776

The NASAIC maintains a nationwide database of leading alcohol and drug rehab treatment centers in the United States and around the world. You can talk to staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to learn more about treatment options available to you or a loved one who is struggling with addiction.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence 1-800-NCA-CALL (622-2255)

The NCADD helpline assists people in need of guidance and support to confront drug and alcohol dependence. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Alliance on Mental Illness 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

The NAMI Helpline is a free information and referral service that operates Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. This peer-support service provides nationwide referrals, resources, information, and support to people with mental health conditions as well as family members, caregivers, and friends. Mental health professionals and the general public can call the helpline to learn more about mental illness.

The Good Drugs Guide 1-855-360-2476

This free drug helpline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides expert help to people struggling with drug addiction. The hotline is manned by friendly, supportive, understanding consultants who can give you information about the types of treatment available and what you need to do to start recovery. You can call this hotline for substance abuse help for yourself or a loved one.

The Alcohol and Drug Helpline 1-800-923-4357

The Alcohol and Drug Helpline provides information, access to resources, and referrals to those seeking treatment for alcohol or drug use. Trained staff provide compassionate support and immediate assistance to people dealing with substance abuse. The hotline is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Helplines for Families and Friends

Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline 1-800-344-2666

The Al-Anon/Alateen Hotline is a helpline for families and friends of alcoholics. The helpline offers hope and support for relatives and friends of problem drinkers. Counselors at Al-Anon/Alateen provide help to people impacted by alcohol addiction. By calling this hotline, family members have the opportunity to learn from the experiences of others who have been in similar situations. Alateen is a place for teenagers aged 13 to 18 years to share experiences and gain strength, hope, and encouragement from others coping with alcoholism in a family member. The hotline provides information about Al-Anon/Alateen meetings that are held nationwide in the United States.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids 1-855-378-4373

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids helpline is a national hotline staffed by trained and caring advisors who listen to the challenges, obstacles, setbacks, and difficult emotions associated with a child’s drug or alcohol use. Support is offered in English and Spanish. The help offered by the hotline is free of charge; however, you may incur messaging or data rates. All communication with The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is completely confidential. Parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, or other caregivers supporting a person with a substance use disorder can call the helpline and get a personalized course of action as well as resources and tools to help the affected child and their family. The hotline can help you find the best solution for your family and the right type of treatment for your child.

Nar-Anon 1-800-477-6291

The toll-free Nar-Anon hotline provides information about support and resources for family and friends of people living with substance use disorders and addiction. You can call the helpline for more information about the 12-step Nar-Anon program. All calls to this hotline are completely confidential.

National Intervention Referral 1-800-399-3612

The National Intervention Referral helpline provides immediate help with drug and alcohol intervention services in every U.S. state. Persons and families struggling with addiction can call the helpline to set up a meeting and conduct an intervention for a loved one in need of addiction treatment. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Besides conducting interventions, advisors can help you get referrals for treatment, arrange transport to treatment, and begin the treatment process.

Families Anonymous 1-800-736-9805

Families Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship of friends and family members of individuals with alcohol, drug, or related mental health issues. Parents, grandparents, siblings, spouses, and friends of people with known, suspected, or former substance abuse problems can join Families Anonymous meetings which are confidential and anonymous. You can call the FA helpline number for more information about their programs.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics 1-888-55-4COAS

The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) helps address the adverse effects of drug use and alcoholism in children and families. The NACoA helpline offers information and solutions to families struggling with addiction. You can call the hotline for more information about the various programs and products they offer to support individuals battling drug dependency in the family.

National Substance-Specific Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotlines

 Alcohol

 Alcoholics Anonymous 1-212-870-3400

You can call the Alcoholics Anonymous General Service Office for information about the AA program or fellowship.

Alcohol Hotline for IAFF Members 1-866-965-3074

The alcohol hotline for IAFF members provides toll-free, confidential guidance 24/7 to firefighters and paramedics struggling with alcoholism. Friends, coworkers, and family of IAFF members can also call for 24-hour support on addiction, co-occurring mental health issues, and treatment options.

Cocaine

Cocaine Anonymous 1-310-559-5833

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of recovering cocaine addicts who share their experiences, hopes, and strengths with others to solve the common problem of addiction. You can find out more about their programs and meetings by calling the helpline number (this number is not toll-free and will incur call charges).

Cocaine Addiction Treatment 1-800-559-9503

This Cocaine Hotline offers 24-hour support for people struggling with crack cocaine addiction.

Cannabis

Marijuana Anonymous 1-800-766-6779

Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of people struggling with marijuana addiction to share their experiences and provide hope and strength to solve common problems.

Inhalants

Inhalants.org 1-786-920-8694

The Inhalants.org hotline offers information, guidance, and news about inhalant abuse and addiction, especially to parents who are seeking treatment for inhalant abuse by teenagers and children.

Drug Abuse Hotlines Provided by Insurers

United Healthcare Substance Use Helpline 1-855-780-5955

The United Healthcare Helpline for Substance Use is a free, confidential, 24×7 hotline for staffed by trained advocates with experience in substance use recovery. You can obtain information about coverage, treatment cost, treatment programs, and providers in the United Healthcare network.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Substance Use Resource Center 1-833-959-HELP (4357)

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Substance Use Hotline is a national public resource for people seeking information and guidance about treatment for substance abuse. The helpline offers resources to everyone, irrespective of insurance status. You can obtain information free of charge even if you don’t have health insurance. Calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Individuals, family members, and friends can call the BCBS hotline to gain access to addiction treatment resources nearby. The helpline is staffed by specialists fluent in Spanish and English. Additionally, support is available in more than 200 languages through the services of interpreters. You can choose to remain anonymous when calling; however, the specialists answering your call will need basic information to give you the most appropriate information, resources, and referrals. You can call the BCBS hotline for yourself or on behalf of someone else.

Beacon Health Options 1-888-204-5581

Beacon Health Options offers mental health and substance use disorder services through in-house clinical experts, community-based partnerships, and collaborative provider networks. You can find out more about Beacon Health Options’ standard and specialty solutions by calling their helpline.

Tricare Military Health System Nurse Advice Line 1-800-TRICARE (874-2273)

Tricare’s MHS Advice Line is a 24/7 phone, webchat, and video chat helpline for evidence-based healthcare guidance from registered nurses. Call the helpline for recommendations on various levels of care for drug use problems and information about your treatment options.

State and City Addiction Hotlines

Alabama

Alabama Department of Mental Health Substance Use Helpline 1-844-307-1760

The ADMH regulates Alabama’s public substance abuse services system by contracting with community-based providers that offer outpatient and residential rehab. State-funded providers offer sliding scale fees based on income, ensuring that persons with low income can obtain low- or no-cost services. You can call the ADMH helpline for more information on substance use services in Alabama.

UAB Medicine 1-800-UAB-8816

UAB Medicine offers an addiction recovery program for the treatment of alcohol and substance abuse. You can find out more about their inpatient and outpatient treatment options by calling the helpline number.

Not One More Alabama 1-256-384-5055

Not One More Alabama provides education and support for people struggling with substance use disorders. They can help you navigate the treatment options available for addiction recovery. Please note this is not a 24×7 hotline and is therefore not an appropriate resource for emergency or immediate help.

Alaska

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services 1-800-478-2221

The DHSS Alaska provides information about substance use treatment and recovery in the state, including help with finding a treatment provider, outpatient and residential programs, and information for pregnant women with substance use disorders. You can call the helpline number for general questions and assistance.

United Way of Alaska 211or 1-800-478-2221

United Way of Alaska can connect you to a wide range of community resources including food and shelter in emergencies, counseling, legal assistance, and drug and alcohol programs. The lines are open 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the advisors speak multiple languages.

Anchorage Community Mental Health Center 1-907-563-3200

Alaska Community Mental Health Centers provide 24/7 emergency mental health services as well as referrals to treatment programs. A list of phone numbers for community health centers in other towns and cities is available on the website (link above).

Alaska Careline 1-877-266-HELP (4357)

Careline offers a free, 24-hour, confidential suicide prevention helpline for people in crisis. The hotline also provides grief counseling and help to people worried about a loved one. You can call the helpline to talk about warning signs or arrange welfare checks for someone you’re worried about.

Arizona

Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family 1-602-542-4043 

The Arizona GOYFF has numerous programs and grants to curb substance use disorders. You can call them to find resources for substance abuse prevention and treatment in the state.

Together AZ 1-866-394-1952

Together AZ is an addiction recovery center in Scottsdale that runs a 24-hour addiction hotline for those seeking help with substance abuse.

Arizona Be Connected 1-866-4AZ-VETS (429-8387)

Be Connected provides help, support, and information to Arizona veterans and service members including personalized resource matching. You can call the helpline number to learn about addiction treatment resources in your area.

Arkansas

Arkansas Mental Health and Addiction Services Support Line 1-844-763-0198

The Arkansas Department of Human Services has created a helpline to help individuals dealing with drug addiction and mental health issues. Trained professionals provide guidance on substance abuse issues and give recommendations on service providers in the caller’s area. Representatives can also guide callers to a range of services, such as counseling, medication management, family therapy, and crisis management. The helpline operates Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

California

California Department of Health Care Services 1-800-879-2772 

The California DHCS provides an automated non-emergency statewide toll-free helpline for those seeking addiction treatment services in the state. The helpline has language options (English or Spanish) and directs callers through an automated system to local alcohol and drug programs in their county.

Star Vista Alcohol and Drug Helpline 1-650-573-3950 

San Mateo County Aging and Adult Services run a 24-hour Star Vista hotline for information and referral services for substance use disorders.

Colorado

Colorado Crisis Services 1-844-493-8255

Colorado Crisis Services provide free, confidential, and professional advice and support related to behavioral health. Crisis counselors are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and the information disclosed to the counselor is confidential under HIPAA laws.

Colorado Drug Addiction Helpline 1-866-218-7546

The Colorado Drug Addiction Helpline is a 24/7 hotline where callers can speak to a treatment advisor for help with drug addiction. 

Connecticut

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services 1-860-418-7000 

The Connecticut State DMHAS offers information on high-quality behavioral healthcare, recovery services, and substance abuse prevention and treatment in the state. 

Delaware

Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health 1-302-255-9399

The Delaware DSAMH offers a range of services and programs, including integrated services to people with mental illness, crisis intervention, substance abuse prevention, and treatment access for drugs and alcohol. You can call the Delaware DSAMH helpline for more information about their services.

Northern Delaware Mobile Crisis Intervention Services 1-800-652-2929

The Delaware Crisis Intervention Service is staffed 24 hours a day to assist adults in severe crisis, including psychiatric or substance abuse crisis. The Northern Delaware helpline serves greater Smyrna in Northern Kent County and New Castle County.

Southern Delaware Mobile Crisis Intervention Services 1-800-345-6785

The Southern Delaware Mobile Crisis Intervention Services serves Kent County south of greater Smyrna and all of Sussex County. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and offers crisis stabilization and recovery support services. 

Florida

Florida Health 1-850-245-4444

The Florida Department of Health works with SAMHSA and the Florida Department of Children and Families to prevent and reduce substance abuse in the state. You can call the helpline to find out more about local resources.

Heart of Florida United Way 2-1-1 

The Heart of Florida United Way helpline is a free, confidential, 24-hour hotline that can connect you to addiction treatment providers in the state.

University of Central Florida Student Health Services 1-407-823-2701 

The UCF student health services division works with students on campus to improve mental health and reduce substance use with integrated treatment and prevention programs. You can call the student health services helpline to find out more about substance use counseling, recovery coaching, local support meetings, and other fellowship and community events. 

Greater Orlando Area Narcotics Anonymous 1-407-425-5157

The 24-hour hotline of the Greater Orlando Area NA provides information to recovering addicts and opportunities to attend meetings. There are no fees for membership and the only criteria to join is the desire to stop using drugs. 

Georgia

Georgia Crisis and Access Line 1-800-715-4225

The Georgia Crisis and Access Line is run by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. This hotline is available 24/7 statewide and is a toll-free helpline for crisis assistance as well as access to routine services.

Hawaii

State of Hawaii Department of Health 1-808-692-7506

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division of the Department of Health in the State of Hawaii offers a wide variety of resources for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders. You can call the division for help finding treatment resources for adults and adolescents.

Hawaii CARES 1-800-753-6879 

Hawaii CARES is a 24/7 helpline where trained advisors help individuals and families in a mental health crisis, including suicidal ideation. The hotline provides access to substance abuse and mental health services. Following a phone screening, a case manager can visit to determine the level of services required.

Idaho

The Sun Club 1-208-721-0565

The Sun Club promotes recovery and continued sobriety in alcoholics through an AA fellowship. There are no fees to attend the meetings. You can call the 24-hour helpline for more information about their programs including adult children of alcoholics, co-dependents anonymous, debtors anonymous, overeaters anonymous, and narcotics anonymous fellowships.

Allumbaugh House 1-208-377-9669

Treatment staff at Allumbaugh House can provide information about medically-monitored detoxification and management of mental health crisis. This is not a 24/7 hotline and the staff will call you back if you leave a voicemail.

The Walker Center 1-800-227-4190

The Walker Center is a leading alcohol and drug treatment facility in Idaho that offers information about rehab. You can call the helpline for a confidential assessment over the telephone. 

Idaho Drug Tip Hotline 1-800-524-7277

You can call the Idaho Drug Tip Hotline to report any suspicious drug-related activity. The hotline is run by the Idaho Criminal Intelligence Center.

Illinois

Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances 1-833-2FINDHELP

This Illinois hotline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and offers services in multiple languages. The helpline is free and confidential. Trained advisors can guide you on treatment options and direct you to recovery providers across the state. The hotline is supported by a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Illinois Department of Human Services 1-800-843-6154 

The IDHS helpline provides information about the department’s recovery support services to quit drugs and alcohol, including outpatient clinical treatment, continuing care, peer coaching, employment coaching, and recovery skills. You can call the helpline for more information about eligibility and referral choices.

Indiana

Drug Free Marion County 1-317-254-2815 

Drug Free Marion County is an organization run by a group of citizens dedicated to the health and safety of the community. The group works on eliminating drug and alcohol use through a variety of initiatives. You can find out more about their programs by calling the helpline.

Indiana State Police Drug Tip Line 1-800-453-4756

You can report illegal drug activities in your area by calling the Indiana Police on the drug tip hotline.

Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Health 1-855-581-8111

The IDPH helpline is for people with alcohol, drugs, mental health, or gambling problems. The hotline provides information on clinics that offer medication-assisted treatment as well as outpatient, inpatient, gender-specific, and methadone treatment programs. You can also call to find out about fee assistance.

Powell Chemical Dependency Center 1-515-263-2424

The dedicated and trained staff at the Powell Chemical Dependency Center offer addiction treatment services for people battling alcohol and drug abuse. You can call the helpline to get answers to your questions or set up an appointment. 

Kansas

CKF Addiction Treatment 1-785-825-6224 

CKF Addiction Treatment provides 24/7 support to people with substance abuse issues. Trained specialists offer assistance and guidance on treatment options.

Sunflower Wellness Retreat 1-855-720-9831

You can call Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Kansas City to learn about their drug and alcohol rehab programs and addiction treatment services.

Kentucky

Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy 1-833-859-4357 

This toll-free helpline in Kentucky provides referral services to both public and private providers. You can call the hotline for information about substance use disorders in yourself or a loved one and obtain information about treatment options and resources in your area. The advisors can guide you on the location and cost of treatment. The helpline is operational Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.

Northern Kentucky Addiction Helpline 1-859-415-9280 

You can call the Northern KY Addiction Helpline and speak to professional, licensed counselors 24 hours a day for guidance and support if you are facing addiction.

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Health 1-225-342-5568 

The Louisiana Department of Health provides a range of addictive disorders services statewide. You can call the department to find out more about detoxification and withdrawal management, opioid addiction treatment, intensive and non-intensive outpatient care, inpatient programs, and special programs for pregnant women.

Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center 1-225-924-1431

The Baton Rouge CIC offers crisis support services and bereavement services for those who have lost a loved one to suicide as well as clinical training for those wishing to work with clients in this area. You can call their helpline to find out more about their services and training programs.

Maine

Maine Mental Health Crisis Hotline 1-888-568-1112

The Maine Mental Health Crisis Hotline is a 24-hour helpline for people with mental health concerns. Dispatchers can help determine the best treatment for you in your current situation and location.

Maine Division of Disease Prevention Information Line 1-800-499-0027

The Maine Division of Disease Prevention runs a statewide information line and resource center to reduce the consequences of substance abuse and mental illness. You can call the helpline to find out more about programs for adults, youth, and communities.

Maryland

Maryland Crisis Helpline 211 

The Maryland Crisis Helpline is a 24/7 hotline that provides guidance and support for people with substance use disorders. You can call the helpline to access services and get information about recovery support in your local area.

Recovery Connection 1-866-810-8385

Recovery Connection offers drug rehab and aftercare resources to help you find the addiction treatment you need and get into the programs you’re eligible for.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline 1-800-327-5050

The Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline is a statewide public helpline for people looking for substance abuse recovery and gambling addiction services. The hotline is free and confidential. Trained, caring advisors can help you understand your treatment options. The helpline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services 1-617-624-5111

 The Massachusetts BSAS offers statewide prevention, treatment, intervention, and recovery services to communities, families, and individuals impacted by substance abuse and gambling. You can call the helpline for more information about resources and programs in your area as well as access to treatment for uninsured individuals.

Michigan

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services runs several 24/7 hotlines for information about substance use treatment services in the state. You can access the the county-wise numbers from the department’s website and call the appropriate number for your local area.

University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services 1-800-525-5188 

The University of Michigan offers specialized addiction treatment services and researches the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorders. You can call the helpline for guidance on recovery programs for substance abuse.

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Health 1-888-345-0823

The toll-free helpline of the Minnesota Department of Health offers advice and information about alcohol and other drugs. You can contact the helpline to identify resources for the treatment of substance use disorders.

Minnesota Adult Mental Health Services 1-651-431-2225

The Minnesota Department of Human Services offers adult mental health services including resources and information for people with mental illness. You can call the hotline to connect with a professional advisor and receive information on counseling and referrals.

Minnesota Behavioral Health Division 1-651-431-2460 

The Behavioral Health Division of the Minnesota Department of Health is a state authority that oversees the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. You can call the helpline for information about drugs and alcohol addiction.

Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Mental Health 1-877-210-8513

The toll-free helpline of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health offers a range of alcohol and drug services through a statewide network of facilities and nonprofit community-based programs. You can call the hotline free of charge to learn more about preventive services, individual and family counseling, residential services, aftercare services, and vocational counseling.

Turning Point Mississippi 1-844-481-0361 

The Turning Point Helpline is a 24/7 hotline where callers can learn about various addiction treatment options such as relapse prevention, medically-supervised detox, family support, and various psychotherapies used in the treatment of substance use disorders.

Missouri

Missouri Department of Mental Health 1-800-575-7480

The Missouri Division of Behavioral Health offers comprehensive psychiatric services and substance use prevention and treatment to individuals and families in the state. You can call the helpline for information about crisis management, availability of treatment programs, and additional resources for substance abuse.

NAMI Missouri 1-800-374-2138

 The NAMI Missouri hotline provides support and education to people with mental illness. You can call the number Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time for information and referral services.

Montana

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services 1-406-444-0936

The Montana DPHHS offers provider information, fee schedules, and general information on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders. You can call the helpline for information about the services and resources available in your area.

Montana Recovery Helpline 1-877-688-3377 

The Montana Warmline offers people with mental illness the opportunity to speak to a peer about emotional issues or mental illness treatment. This helpline is free and confidential, but note that it is not a crisis line.

Nebraska

Nebraska Medicine 1-800-922-0000

 Nebraska Medicine offers comprehensive treatment for substance abuse and psychiatric disorders. You can call the helpline to find out more about their individual and group psychotherapy sessions and intensive outpatient program. The program is led by board-certified physicians in addiction medicine and psychiatry. Care is provided to adults and adolescents. The physicians are licensed to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorders.

Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions 1-308-385-5520 

The CNCAA provides a range of resources to help prevent addiction and support recovery. You can call their helpline to find out more about upcoming classes and shared resources.

Nevada

Crisis Support Services of Nevada 1-800-450-9530

The Crisis Support Services of Nevada operate a 24/7 lifeline and provide free and confidential support, guidance, comfort, and resources to people struggling with substance abuse. This anonymous addiction hotline is available to anyone in Nevada. You can call for statewide referrals to substance use counseling and access to treatment resources. This helpline provides support with drug and alcohol addiction in family members as well, including de-escalation and safety planning services.

Join Together Northern Nevada 1-800-273-8255

Join Together Northern Nevada is a free, confidential, 24-hour hotline available to Nevada residents. The helpline is staffed by substance abuse professionals who can provide referrals to addiction treatment statewide.

Crisis Call Center 1-775-784-8090 

The Crisis Call Center is a 24-hour crisis helpline that acts as the first point of contact for people seeking help or information in a crisis. Staff is available round-the-clock to help you find resources and develop solutions to overcome crises.

Nevada 2-1-1 or 1-866-535-5654

The 2-1-1 crisis line is operated by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services and helps residents of Nevada connect with services in the state, including mental health and addiction services and resources.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services 1-603-271-6738

You can call the New Hampshire DHHS Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for information about prevention and treatment services in the state, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential programs s well as other recovery support services.

New Hampshire Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 1-800-804-0909

Call the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services helpline for information on prevention, treatment, and recovery support in New Hampshire.

NH Recovery House Registry 1-603-271-6105

You can call the Recovery House Registry helpline in New Hampshire for information about recovery houses operating in the state, including the names of agencies registered with the Department of Health and Human Services, the type of house, location, and contact information for the recovery house.

New Jersey

NJ Addiction Services Hotline 1-844-276-2777

The State of New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services assists with behavioral health and substance abuse services including prevention, screening, outpatient and intensive outpatient programs, partial hospitalization, and medication-assisted treatment.

New Jersey Hopeline 1-855-654-6735

The NJ Hopeline is a 24/7 hotline that offers peer support and suicide prevention services. You can call the hotline at any time of the day or night to speak to specialists. All calls are completely confidential.

New Jersey Mental Health Cares 1-866-202-HELP (4357)

The NJ Mental Health Cares hotline provides referral services and behavioral health information. The helpline operates 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. You can speak to trained staff and obtain information as well as emotional support related to mental disorders.

New Mexico

University of New Mexico Addiction and Substance Abuse Program 1-505-994-7999

The UNM ASAP provides specialized substance abuse and mental health treatment to adolescents and adults. They run a 12-week treatment program with individual counseling sessions as well as a women-only group. You can call the helpline Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to find out more about their programs.

Your First Step 1-855-211-7837

You can call Your First Step to get information about treatment centers near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The helpline can also provide information about treatment costs, duration of treatment, and identifying the right treatment program.

Healing Addiction in Our Community 1-505-877-3951

HAC New Mexico offers a wide range of resources to individuals and families struggling with substance use disorders. You can call them for comprehensive information and helpful resources of both in-state and out-of-state agencies.

New York

Office of Addiction Services and Supports 1-877-8-HOPENY

The New York State OASAS operates a 24/7 hopeline for information and resources on overcoming substance abuse. You can call to learn about support services and approximately 1,700 treatment programs available in the state, including 12 directly operated treatment centers that provide inpatient and outpatient services.

NYC Well 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)

You can call the NYC Well helpline 24/7/365 for help with drug and alcohol use or mental health issues like anxiety and depression. The hotline offers free, confidential mental health support through trained counselors and services are available in more than 200 languages. Counselors are trained to answer calls from deaf and hard of hearing individuals through video relay.

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services 1-800-662-7030 

The NCDHHS offers a range of resources for individuals battling illegal drug abuse or prescription drug misuse as well as recovery services. You can call the helpline number to obtain information about resources available in the state.

Vaya Health 1-800-849-6127

Vaya Health operates a 24/7 toll-free helpline in North Carolina for people in crisis and in need of immediate help. In addition to substance abuse and mental conditions, the helpline can provide resources and guidance about obtaining housing, food, and employment.

North Dakota

Recovery Talk 1-844-44-TALK2

 You can call Recovery Talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on their toll-free helpline to talk to peer-support specialists who have personal experience with addiction. The hotline is free, anonymous, and confidential.

North Dakota Department of Human Services 1-701-328-8920 

The North Dakota Department of Human Services provides a wealth of resources and programs for people with substance use disorders and mental health problems, including community-based services, peer support, opioid treatment programs, and service locator help. All information is confidential and anonymous.

Ohio

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Crisis Line 1-330-296-3555

The Ohio MHAS operates a state-specific toll-free, confidential, 24/7 crisis line for people in stressful situations. Trained crisis counselors will listen and respond. All calls are confidential, anonymous, private, and secure. The crisis line serves people of all ages.

Ohio Addiction Helpline 1-330-678-3006

The Ohio Addiction Helpline provides 24/7 support. You can call the helpline to get information about community resources for drug and alcohol treatment.

Oklahoma

Reachout Hotline 1-800-522-9054 

Reachout Hotline helps people with mental health and substance abuse issues. You can call the helpline 24/7 for information or referrals.

Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention Center 1-405-522-8100 

The Oklahoma County Crisis Intervention Center provides 24-hour support to adults in crisis. You can call this helpline for immediate help in substance abuse and mental health crises.

Oregon

Portland Suicide Lifeline 1-503-972-3456 

The Portland Suicide Lifeline is a 24-hour crisis hotline for people having suicidal thoughts or in need of mental health information and resources.

David Romprey Warmline 1-800-698-2392

The David Romprey Warmline is a peer-support counseling hotline staffed by people with varied life experiences. You can call the helpline for support with mental health, addictions, and suicidal feelings. The hotline is free for all Oregonians.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Quitline 1-800-QUIT-NOW 

The PA Quitline is a free helpline that offers tobacco cessation services including counseling and coaching for people trying to quit smoking. Trained coaches are available 24/7 to provide information and support and develop an individualized plan for each caller. Call the hotline to find out if you qualify for free nicotine replacement therapy.

Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island Department of Health 1-401-414-LINK (5465) 

The State of Rhode Island Department of Health is a 24/7 helpline that provides information to state residents struggling with substance abuse. You can call the helpline to learn about treatment and recovery options and develop a customized plan. The hotline is staffed by counselors licensed in chemical dependency treatment.

Rhode Island Buprenorphine Hotline 1-401-606-5456

Individuals or families battling opioid use disorders can call the Rhode Island Buprenorphine Hotline for access to telehealth services and initiation of treatment. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Family Task Force 1-401-467-6850 

The Family Task Force is a helpline for families affected by substance abuse. You can call the helpline for expert information about substance use prevention and treatment.

The Samaritans of Rhode Island 1-800-365-4044

The Samaritans of Rhode Island is a toll-free crisis helpline that is anonymous, free, and available 24/7. Call the hotline for emergency support and resources.

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services 1-803-896-5555

The South Carolina DAODAS offers prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for alcohol and drug abusers. You can call the helpline to find a local treatment provider and other resources in your community.

Cornerstone of Recovery 1-866-461-4811 

Cornerstone of Recovery offers a range of alcohol and drug rehab programs in South Carolina. Call the helpline to learn more about treatment options, including a young adult program, recovery renewal program, and women’s drug rehab.

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Social Services 1-605-367-5236

 The South Dakota DSS provides a range of services to people with substance use disorders. You can call the helpline for more information about their various programs, including an intensive methamphetamine treatment program, an opioid abuse treatment program, and DUI classes.

Avoid Opioid 1-800-920-4343

Avoid Opioid is a South Dakota resource hotline for individuals with opioid use disorder. You can call the hotline for information about addiction treatment and mental health services as well as access to financial assistance for opioid addiction treatment programs. Calls to this hotline are confidential and free.

Strengthening the Heartland 1-605-688-4121 

Strengthening the Heartland is a collaborative effort to prevent the misuse of opioid drugs in rural communities in the Dakotas. Call the helpline for information about the project, including programs for adults and teens as well as access to resources in your area.

Face It Together 1-855-539-9375

The Face It Together helpline is a toll-free helpline that helps employers support employees battling addiction through peer coach support. You can call the helpline for information about reducing the impact of addiction in your company to improve productivity and reduce costs.

Tennessee

The Tennessee Redline 1-800-889-9789

The Tennessee Redline is a 24/7 addiction treatment hotline for Tennessee residents. You can call the hotline to find state-funded treatment options and recovery services in your area. This toll-free referral hotline is funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.

Tennessee Crisis Line 1-855-CRISIS-1 (1-855-274-7471) 

The Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line provides resources for people in a mental health crisis. The hotline is free and operates 24/7/365. Calls are answered by trained counselors who provide guidance and support and connect you to appropriate resources in your community.

TDMHSAS Helpline 1-800-560-5767 

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) can help you and your family access mental health and substance abuse services in the state. Call to speak to advocates who can provide information and resources in your community. The helpline operates Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.

Texas

Texas Health and Human Services 1-855-937-2372 

The Texas HHS can help you locate behavioral health and addiction treatment services. You can call them to find resources in your area.

Texas Drug Addiction Treatment 1-855-980-5757

The Texas Drug Addiction Treatment helpline offers 24/7 help and support for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. You can call the helpline to find treatment options.

STARRY Counseling Program Crisis Hotline 1-800-440-9789 

The STARRY Counseling Program provides statewide support to Texan families in crisis. The toll-free hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to help families facing neglect, abuse, or severe conflict.

Utah

Utah Department of Human Services 1-801-538-4171 

The Utah DHS provides substance abuse and mental health services in every county. You can call the helpline to find treatment options and providers in your area.

University of Utah Addiction Recovery Services 1-801-583-2500

The University of Utah offers a range of substance abuse treatment services including detoxification. Call the helpline to find out more about the programs, locate an addiction recovery specialist, or participate in a clinical trial.

Utah Addiction Centers 1-801-766-2233 

Utah Addiction Centers is a private outpatient and residential treatment center. You can call the 24-hour hotline for information about their treatment programs and medical services.

Vermont

VT Helplink 1-833-565-LINK

VT Helplink is a statewide resource to help Vermont residents access substance use treatment. Call the toll-free helpline to connect to drug and alcohol support services in Vermont. Calls are free and confidential. Trained specialists are available to help you or a loved one take the first step to recovery.

North Central Vermont Recovery Center 1-802-851-8120

The NSVRC is a nonprofit corporation that offers a range of resources for individuals and families affected by substance abuse. Call the helpline to learn more about their programs and services.

Vermont Recovery Network 1-802-738-8998 

The Vermont Recovery Network offers a range of services including recovery coaching, medication-assisted treatment, telephone recovery support, and facility referral. Call the helpline for more information about their programs.

Virginia

Virginia Community Service Boards 1-804-786-3921

The Virginia Community Service Boards provide a range of services for the treatment of substance use, addiction, and mental health problems. Call the helpline for information about various programs, including opioid abuse, grief counseling, and women’s services.

Crescent Life 1-888-534-1219 

You can call Crescent Life and speak to certified alcohol and drug counselors to learn about treatment options and resources for addiction recovery. Calls to this helpline are free and confidential.

Virginia Suicide Hotline 1-703-527-4077

Call the Virginia Suicide Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information about suicide prevention and support.

Arlington Emergency Mental Health Services 1-703-228-5160

This 24-hour emergency number operates in Arlington County to provide help to individuals in a mental health crisis. You can call to find out more about services like evaluation, crisis intervention, stabilization, and psychiatric services including short-term counseling.

Washington

Washington Recovery Helpline 1-866-789-1511 

The Washington Recovery Helpline is a 24-hour confidential helpline for residents of Washington State. You can call the helpline if you are experiencing mental health problems or struggling with a substance use disorder. Trained staff and volunteers will offer support and connect you to treatment resources in your community.

King County 24-Hour Crisis Line 1-866-4CRISIS (427-4747)

 The King County Crisis Line provides 24-hour support to individuals and families in an emotional crisis. You can call the crisis hotline to get immediate help, including professional consultation and connections to appropriate services.

West Virginia

Help for West Virginia 1-844-HELP-4WV

Help for WV is a 24/7 helpline for residents of West Virginia struggling with mental health or addiction issues. The hotline is staffed by accredited peer-support recovery coaches who have personal experience with addiction and mental health problems. The hotline is funded by the Department of Health and Human Resources. Calls are confidential. You can contact the helpline for support and referrals, including outpatient counseling, medication-assisted treatment, self-help groups, residential treatment, and psychiatric counseling.

West Virginia Bureau for Behavioral Health 1-304-356-4811

The Division on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the West Virginia Bureau for Behavioral Health is the state authority responsible for the prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and education about substance abuse. Call the helpline for more information about their various programs and access to recovery resources.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline 1-833-944-4673 

The Wisconsin Addiction Recovery Helpline is staffed by trained operators that can provide information about services and resources to overcome the challenge of substance abuse. Operators can facilitate referrals to detoxification, outpatient programs, and residential treatment services as well as crisis services.

Wyoming

Wyoming Department of Health 1-800-535-4006

Call the Wyoming Department of Health helpline to find certified addiction treatment and mental health providers, including state-certified providers that treat court-referred and court-ordered clients.

Wyoming Recovery 1-307-224-1740

Wyoming Recovery is a drug and alcohol recovery center with a range of resources to help people battling alcohol and drug abuse. You can call their helpline for more information about their programs.

Related Hotlines

Boys Town Hotline 1-800-448-3000

The Boys Town Hotline is a 24×7 crisis, resource, and referral number for kids and parents. The Boys Town helpline is staffed by trained counselors who provide a variety of services to children in crisis, children with complex healthcare conditions, and families in need of parenting resources. You can call the hotline for information and answers to questions about school and family problems, suicide, pregnancy, addiction, and sexual and physical abuse.

Youth Line 1-877-968-8491

Youth Line is a confidential hotline for teens that is completely free of cost. Help is available daily from 4 to 10 p.m. PT. Adults are available at other times. Teens can call this hotline to discuss anything that’s bothering them, including questions or concerns about substance abuse.

Covenant House 1-800-388-3888

Covenant House provides shelter, food, housing, and support services to youth facing homelessness. You can call the helpline for more information Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386

The Trevor Project Helpline is staffed by trained counselors who offer 24/7 support to young persons and LGBTQ youth in crisis. You can call the helpline to talk in a safe, judgment-free environment.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 1-800-827-1000

The general information hotline of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides information about medications, counseling, and therapy for addiction and related conditions like depression and PTSD in veterans seeking treatment for substance abuse.

The Women Veterans Call Center 1-855-829-6636

The Women Veterans Call Center responds to concerns, answers questions, and provides support to women veterans and their families. Calls to the helpline are free. The call center operates Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET.

Military Helpline 1-888-457-4838

The Military Helpline is a 24-hour helpline for military-specific issues. The hotline operates 24/7/365 and is staffed by veterans and counselors with training in military culture. You can call the Military Helpline for help with substance abuse issues, suicidal thoughts, PTSD, or other problems like family issues or anger management. Calls are confidential and free.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides free, confidential support to anyone in distress. Call this hotline if you or a loved one is experiencing emotional distress or is in suicidal crisis. The helpline has a national network of local crisis centers that offer counseling, crisis resources, and referrals to mental health care providers.

National Hopeline Network 1-800-442-HOPE (4673)

The National Hopeline Network is a nationwide suicide hotline that is staffed by counselors who are trained to provide support to people in crisis.

National Poison Control 1-800-222-1222

Poison Control offers online and telephone help to people with suspected or confirmed poisoning, including drug overdoses. Calls to the poison control number are free and confidential. You can obtain expert advice on poisons as well as prevention information.

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides confidential, anonymous help to victims of domestic abuse. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Centers for Disease Control 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)

The CDC hotline allows callers to ask questions and obtain information about HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and STDs.

Last updated: September 20, 2020