Kentucky Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Kentucky is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 11.87% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 2,381 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Kentucky, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for substance abuse available to residents of the Bluegrass State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Kentucky National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Kentucky 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.
KY Help Call Center
Sponsored by the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, the call center is available for all state residents. Call 833-859-4357 anytime Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 5:30PM to reach specialist who will discuss treatment options and resources with you. Click here to visit the website.
NAMI Northern Kentucky
Don’t let the name fool you. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is available to all US citizens, and provides plenty of resources for addiction recovery. Kentucky residents can call 800-950-6264 anytime Monday through Friday, 10AM to 6PM, or can call 859-392-1730 anytime M-F, 10AM to 2PM. You’ll be connected with a specialist who will provide help.