Where Can You Find Help for Substance Abuse Problems?


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Help and information regarding substance abuse issues is available from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, HelpGuide.org and DrugAbuse.com. These resources provide phone numbers for hotlines that people can call for help with substance abuse.

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Where Can You Find Help for Substance Abuse Problems?
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The phone number for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service is 800-662-4357, as of 2015. Calling this number gives people access to information on other hotlines, counseling services and treatment options in various states. Drug treatment programs by state are also available online at FindTreatment.Samhsa.gov, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The NIDA also provides information on how to recognize and respond to substance abuse issues in teenagers.

HelpGuide.org provides users with information about finding local Narcotics Anonymous groups. This website also features an abundance of information on the signs and symptoms of an addiction, how to deal with loved ones who have substance abuse problems, and the warning signs of teenage drug abuse.

DrugAbuse.com features a phone number for people to call for more information on understanding addictions and various treatment options. This phone number is 844-779-0912, and it operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The website also helps users find qualified local treatment facilities.

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