If you or someone you know has a drug problem, you should try to find medical treatment. You can call this toll–free number at any time for drug and counseling treatment near you: 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Or you can visit SAHMSA's Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator. There's also a State Agencies webpage (findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator/stateagencies) that helps you find state agencies that might have special programs for you or a loved one.
Support groups can also help keep you strong while you're in treatment:
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)—for people with alcohol addiction
- Narcotics Anonymous (NA)—for people with other drug addictions
For other support groups: Self-Help. Peer Support, and Consumer Groups - Self-Help Groups (Addiction) (from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration—SAHMSA)
For help if you or a loved one feels sad, hopeless, or suicidal:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline