Find help for substance abuse
Find emergency hotlines, counseling, and treatment options for help with substance abuse.
Emergency substance abuse hotline
For substance abuse treatment and mental health referrals, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Get help for substance abuse
Find substance abuse treatment resources
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers these services to help with drug and alcohol abuse:
- Search for a treatment facility near you. Get help with problems related to substance abuse and addiction.
- The Alcohol Treatment Navigator explains how to choose among different treatment programs. And it offers advice on getting support for yourself or a loved one through the recovery process.
- Find medication-assisted treatment (MAT). This combines medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders.
Find support groups for substance abuse
Get help from local support groups and other services in your community.
|Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.)||Helps people who have had a drinking problem. Find a local meeting center or an online support group.|
|Al-Anon||Supports family members or friends of people with drinking problems. Find an Al-Anon meeting in your area.|
|Alateen||Part of Al-Anon and offers help for teens affected by someone else's alcoholism.|
|Narcotics Anonymous (NA)||Assists people who want to stop abusing prescription or illegal drugs. Find an NA meeting center, helpline, or online support group.|
|NAR-Anon||Supports people affected by someone using and abusing drugs. Search for a Nar-Anon meeting in your area.|
|SMART Recovery||Assists young people and adults with alcohol or other addictions through group therapy. Find SMART Recovery meetings in person or online.|
LAST UPDATED: August 1, 2023