Louisiana Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Louisiana is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 9.73% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 2,463 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Louisiana, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for help with substance abuse available to residents of the Pelican State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Louisiana National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Louisiana 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.
DOH Alcohol/Drug Helpline
The Louisiana Department of Health sponsors an in-state drug and/or alcohol helpline. Residents can call 877-664-2248 or click here to reach the DOH website, which is loaded with resources for state residents.
OBH Addictive Disorders Services
The Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health offers a wealth of addiction services, which can be found by clicking here. You may also call 855-229-6848 to reach Healthy Louisiana, a group that can help direct you to available addiction recovery resources in-state.