Arkansas Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Arkansas is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 9.76% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 637 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Arkansas, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for substance abuse available to residents of the Natural State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Arkansas National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Arkansas 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.
Arkansas Support Hotline
The state’s Division of Aging, Adult and Behavioral Services offers a support line which connects you with substance abuse resources according to your area. Call 844-763-0198 or click here for the department’s substance abuse prevention website.
Arkansas Crisis Center
The ACC exists solely to help those in a crisis situation. This is not limited to substance abuse related topics. Call 888-274-7472 if you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol addiction and/or abuse.