Washington Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Washington is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 20.24% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 2,264 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Washington, 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 Evergreen State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Washington National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Washington 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.
Washington Recovery Help Line
The Washington State Health Care Authority and others have collaborated to bring residents this 24/7 free and confidential helpline. Call 866-789-1511 anytime, or text 1-866-789-1511 Monday through Friday, 9AM to 9PM. Visit the website for more info and resources by clicking here.
The state is partnered with 211 which means any resident can dial 211 or text their zip code to 898211 to be connected with a specialist who can provide support and resources regarding mental health and/or substance abuse. Visit the Washington-specific 211 website by clicking here.