Mississippi Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Mississippi is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 9.45% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 787 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Mississippi, 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 Magnolia State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Mississippi National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Mississippi 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.
Mississippi DMH Helpline
The state’s Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services sponsors a 24/7 helpline to all residents. Call anytime at 877-210-8513 to be connected with a specialist armed with resources. Click here to visit the website for additional information. This free service is made available by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH).
Currently, thanks again to the DMH, state residents can dial 988 and you’ll reach a specialist who can help you with any and all mental health/substance abuse issues. Visit the website for more info.