Maine Substance Abuse & Drug Addiction Hotlines

Maine Addiction Helplines

America has a severe addiction problem, and Maine is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 19.42% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 611 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.

Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Maine, 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 Pine Tree State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.

Maine National Rehab Hotline

Available 24/7, the Maine 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.

Maine Recovery Hub

Sponsored by the Portland Recovery Community Center, the Hub is “an initiative that supports developing recovery community centers throughout Maine,” according to its website. Click for a wealth of statewide resources. Or call 207-553-2575 from Monday to Friday, 8AM to 8PM, on Saturday 8AM to 7PM, or on Sunday 8AM to 12PM.

211 Maine

State residents can dial 211 from any phone, or text your zip code to 898211 to reach 211 Maine, a free and anonymous helpline offering resources on a multitude of topics, including alcohol abuse recovery.