Resources for Heroin and Opioid Addiction, Treatment and Support
The organizations listed are for those who are interested in learning more.
By ABC NEWS
March 8, 2016, 10:35 PM
• 2 min read
-- The organizations listed below are for those who are interested in learning more:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: SAMHSA offers a 24-hour Helpline that provides free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention and recovery. Their website includes a Buprenorphine physician and treatment program locator where patients can find authorized programs across the country that treat addiction and dependence on opioids, such as heroin or prescription pain relievers. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or visit their website at http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: NCADD provides information and support for addicts and their families about understanding addiction, how to seek help for yourself or a family member and where to find treatment programs and support groups. NCADD has 90 affiliates across the country offering alcoholism and addiction recovery support services, which can be found on their website at http://www.ncadd.org/ or by calling their 24-hour Hope Line at 1-800-622-2255.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Helpline: Trained bilingual parent support specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET, to take calls from concerned loved ones. Call 1-855-DRUGFREE (1-855-378-4373) or visit their website at http://www.drugfree.org/get-help/helpline/