Montana Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Montana is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 16.77% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 199 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Montana, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for help with substance abuse available to residents of Big Sky Country. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Montana National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Montana 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 state’s Department of Public Health and Human Services offers a comprehensive webpage with a multitude of links and resources for addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery. Click here, or call the Mental Health Services Help Line at 888-866-0328.
United Way of Montana has partnered with 211 to provide free support and resources to all MT residents. Simply dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211. You may also click here to visit their Montana-specific website.