Substance Abuse Hotlines
Substance abuse and addiction are both powerfully destructive forces. For people suffering with addiction and family members coping with their afflicted loved ones, addiction can create large rifts in personal relationships. Deciding to get help often starts with a call to a drug and alcohol hotline. With trained advisors answering the phone 24/7, they are there to give you the encouragement and confidence to ask for help.
If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, please consider calling our confidential substance abuse hotline at American Addiction Centers. We operate 8 facilities across the United States and have trained advisors ready to assist you in getting the help you deserve. We can be reached at 1-888-439-3435 Who Answers? .
Drug and Alcohol Hotlines: What are they?
Drug and alcohol hotlines are free, confidential, and anonymous. They are staffed by trained advisors educated in different areas of addiction treatment. You will often find these advisors have struggled with addiction themselves and are now living happy lives in recovery and sobriety.
Addiction is often considered a family disease because of the massive impact it can have on your loved ones. With that in mind, hotlines are for loved ones of people suffering with addiction just as much as they are for people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol themselves.
Hotlines will not provide you counseling services and specific medical advice. However, they will provide you education on addiction treatment and serve as a resource to assist you and your loved one get the help you both deserve.
Is it time to call an Addiction Hotline?
Do you suspect you or someone you love needs guidance or support with substance abuse issues? Calling an addiction hotline and speaking with an advisor is a great foundation for understanding your situation. If you are still hesitant to call a hotline, here are some questions to consider:
- Is substance abuse impacting your life negatively? Are relationships tarnished, health concerns becoming apparent, or legal issues presenting themselves as a result of substance abuse?
- Do you wish to seek help for substance abuse but do not know where to start?
- Do you need advice on how to speak to a loved one about their addiction and how it is impacting your life?
If you answered yes to one of these questions. You may want to consider calling a substance abuse hotline. If you are still unsure, here are some common signs of alcoholism and drug addiction:
- Wanting to quit but unable to stop
- Serious cravings and irritability if drugs or alcohol are unavailable
- Using drugs or alcohol despite the negative impacts on relationships, finances, and mental health
- Using more of a substance to achieve the original result
- Experiencing serious dependence upon the substance illustrated by discomfort and physical withdrawal symptoms
If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider calling us at American Addiction Centers. It’s free, confidential, and worth your time to know if you or a loved should seek treatment. We can be reached at 1-888-439-3435 Who Answers? .
Call 911 or seek your closest Emergency Room if you or someone you love is experiencing a physical medical emergency. Avoid calling hotlines for these situations. They do not provide emergency response services.
American Addiction Centers Can Help
American Addiction Centers (AAC) Has 8 facilities across 7 states. A leading provider in clinical care and a pioneer of dual-diagnosis treatment, AAC is equipped and ready to help you or your loved one through the most difficult times so long as you are ready to ask for help.
Our facilities provide treatment plans that are backed by clinical research and focused on real results. All of our addiction services are provided by qualified and accredited staff members specifically trained in addiction treatment.
Again, If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, call our confidential substance abuse hotline. We have trained advisors ready to assist you in getting the help you deserve. We can be reached at 1-888-439-3435 Who Answers? .