Alabama Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Alabama is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, more than 10% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 1,408 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction is a major issue in Alabama. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for help with substance abuse, available to all residents of the Yellowhammer State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Alabama National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Alabama Addiction Hotline is free and anonymous for any resident to receive assistance with addiction. Call 866-210-1303 anytime to be connected with a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible. The website also offers links to helpful resources and much more. Call now. Help is standing by.
Alabama Department of Mental Health
The ADMH offers a multitude of resources and links to state-funded providers. Click here or call the drug crisis helpline at 844-307-1760 to be connected with someone who can help. There are resources not just for substance abuse, but for a multitude of subjects. Plus, all state-funded services operate on a sliding fee scale, meaning low-income persons can pay little to no money.
Residents of Alabama, you can dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211 to be connected to a live specialist offering help and resources free and anonymously. The 211 helpline is nationwide, but through the program 211 Connects Alabama, residents can receive state-specific help and guidance.