Maryland Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Maryland is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 13.17% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 2,737 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Maryland, 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 Old Line State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Maryland National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Maryland 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 national 211 line has partnered with the Maryland state government to offer free and anonymous statewide support and resources. Simply dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211. The crisis hotline also has a website that offers many other resources on many other topics.
Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS) exists to address the needs of state residents struggling with any form of addiction. Although not all services provided by MACS are free, you can call 855-337-6227 to speak with someone who has access to plentiful resources and will gladly help you.