Ohio Substance Abuse & Drug Addiction Hotlines

Ohio Addiction Hotlines

America has a severe addiction problem, and Ohio is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 12.03% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. An overwhelming total of 5,397 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.

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

Ohio National Rehab Hotline

Available 24/7, the Ohio 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.

Ohio CareLine

The state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services sponsors a 24/7 helpline available to all residents. Call 800-720-9616 for free and confidential support, or text “4hope” to 741741. You can also visit the website for more info and external links.

MHRB Portage County

The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County offers a 24/7 helpline for all Ohio residents. Call 330-678-4357 or call 330-296-3555. Both are crisis hotlines. You may also visit the webpage by clicking here.