Georgia Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Georgia is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 10.68% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 2,500 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Georgia, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for substance abuse available to residents of the Peach State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Georgia National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Georgia 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.
Georgia Crisis & Access Line
The state of Georgia offers a 24/7 hotline for those in need of immediate help regarding any mental health crisis, from substance abuse to suicidal thoughts. Call 800-715-4225 for immediate assistance for any crisis. You can also visit the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities website for a multitude of resources.
The state’s Department of Public Health sponsors many different accesses to resource, and the website can direct you accordingly. For immediate help, dial 404-656-4507.