The single largest list anywhere online of free, non-profit-based addiction hotlines. If a phone number is not available, then we link to the website instead.
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SAMHSA (government/tax sponsored): 1-800-622-4357
Ecstasy Addiction: 1-800-468-6933
Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline: 1-800-252-6465 (24 hours)
Cocaine Hotline: 1-800-262-2463 (24 hours)
Alcoholics for Christ: 1-800-441-7877
Project Know: 1-888-892-1840
Sex Addicts Anonymous: 1-800-477-8191
Gamblers Anonymous: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/hotlines (By State)
Compulsive Gambling Hotline: 1-410-332-0402
National Problem Gambling Hotline: 1-800-522-4700
Overeaters Anonymous: 1-505-891-2664
National Eating Disorders: 1-800-931-2237
Food Addicts Anonymous: 772-878-9657
National Association for Children of Alcoholics: 1-888-554-2627
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.
Children of Alcoholics Foundation: 1-800-359-2623
Families Anonymous: 1-800-736-9805
Marijuana Anonymous: 1-800-766-6779
Nicotine Anonymous: 1-877-879-6422
Nar-Anon: (800) 477-6291
(Monday – Friday | 9AM – 5PM PST)
Narcotics Anonymous: 1-818-773-9999
Alcoholics Anonymous: 510-839-8900
(East Bay, CA, but should work for anyone – 24 hours)
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.
Drug and alcohol services in each State/Territory from the Department of Health & Aging.
Addiction: An Information Guide (PDF) – 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)
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)
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)
Drug Rehab Centers article discusses 20 steps on choosing a rehab center.
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)