Kansas Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Kansas is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 10.4% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 680 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Kansas, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for substance abuse available to residents of the Sunflower State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Kansas National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Kansas 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.
The Substance Abuse Center of Kansas (SACK) is a non-profit that specializes in the prevention of, treatment of, and case management of state residents suffering from substance abuse. Call 316-267-3825 Monday through Saturday, 8AM to 5PM to speak with a specialist. You can also visit the website by clicking here.
The Kansas state government sponsors KanCare, a free helpline available to all state residents. While they specialize in Medicaid, you can call 866-645-8216 and ask to be connected with a substance abuse specialist who can provide a multitude of resources and guidance. Click here to visit the website.