This is the single largest list anywhere online of free addiction hotlines.
(Updated 2018)

Drug Addiction Hotlines:

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline (24 hours) 1-800-252-6465

Families Anonymous 1-800-736-9805

Cocaine Hotline (24 hours) 1-800-262-2463

Drug Abuse National Helpline 1-800-662-4357

National Association for Children of Alcoholics 1-888-554-2627

Ecstasy Addiction 1-800-468-6933

Alcoholics for Christ 1-800-441-7877

Children of Alcoholics Foundation 1-800-359-2623

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA) NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-622-4357

12-STEP PROGRAMS

Nicotine Anonymous 1-877-879-6422

Cocaine Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous 1-800-766-6779

Nar-Anon (800) 477-6291
Monday – Friday | 9AM – 5PM PST

Marcotics Anonymous 1-818-773-9999

Alcoholics Anonymous 510-839-8900
(East Bay, CA, but should work for anyone)
24 huors

 

SEXUAL ADDICTION

Project Know 1-888-892-1840

Sex Addicts Anonymous 1-800-477-8191

GAMBLING

Gamblers Anonymous – By State: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/hotlines

Compulsive Gambling Hotline 1-410-332-0402

National Problem Gambling Hotline: 1-800-522-4700

FOOD

Overeaters Anonymous Hotline 1-505-891-2664

National Eating Disorders 1-800-931-2237

Food Addicts Anonymous: 772-878-9657

VIDEO GAME & INTERNET

Helpline

https://www.olganon.org/

SUICIDE & GENERAL HELP

NATIONAL YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-448-4663
Provides 24/7 short-term counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.


 

General information about drug treatment and recovery

Addiction: An Information Guide – Guide to the treatment and management of addiction, written for drug abusers and their families. (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

What To Do If You Have a Problem With Drugs: For Adults – Tips for identifying a drug problem and the steps you can take to help yourself. (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Treatment eBook (PDF) – How to find the right help for your child or teen with an alcohol or drug problem. (The Partnership for a Drug Free America)

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide – In-depth guide to the effective treatment of substance abuse and addiction. (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Self-help for drug abuse and drug addiction

3 Types of Craving: How to Cope with Each Type – Learn three mental self-help strategies for reducing the urgency of drug cravings. (Selfhelp Magazine)

Urge Surfing: Relapse Prevention – Guide to urge surfing, a powerful relapse prevention strategy for people recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. (Dr. Chris Walsh)

Recovery Strategies and Coping Skills – Self-help tips for avoiding high-risk situations, learning to relax, and changing your life. (Addictions and Recovery)

Finding drug treatment and help in the U.S.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator – An online resource for finding private and public drug and alcohol treatment facilities by location. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask – Helpguide guide to the questions you should ask when searching for the right treatment for a drug problem. (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Which Treatment Should I Pursue? – Tips for what types of drug treatments to pursue, based on the severity of your addiction and your readiness for change. (HBO.com)

Finding drug treatment help in other countries

In the UK, find local drug addiction support from the NHS, or call the 24-hour Frank helpline on 0800 776600 for more information about drugs and the different options available for help and support.

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In Australia, find drug and alcohol services in each State/Territory from the Department of Health & Aging.

In Canada, find treatment services from Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

12-step programs for drug abuse and addiction

Narcotics Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous

Other Resources

Inpatient Rehab

Outpatient Rehab

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

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