Oklahoma Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Oklahoma is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 12.6% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 960 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Oklahoma, 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 Sooner State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Oklahoma National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Oklahoma 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.
Oklahoma DRS Helpline
The state’s Department of Rehabilitation Services sponsors a 24/7 helpline available to all residents. Call 800-502-9054 to reach the department’s Drug and Alcohol Abuse 24 Hour Action Helpline, or visit the website for more information by clicking here.
Through a collaboration with multiple agencies, including United Way and 211, the Heartline is available to all residents around the clock. Call 211 or text your zip code to 898211. There’s also a website with multiple resources.