West Virginia Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and West Virginia is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 10.84% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 1,501 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on West Virginia, 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 Mountain State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
West Virginia National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the West Virginia 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.
Sponsored by the state’s Department of Health and Human Resources, Help4WV is a 24/7 free and confidential helpline for all West Virginia residents. Call or text 1-844-435-7498 to reach a helpline specialist who will provide assistance and resources regarding any mental health or substance abuse issues. Click here to visit the website.
ATLAS by Shatterproof
West Virginia is one of the nine US states to collaborate with Shatterproof and offer ATLAS, a.k.a. Addiction Treatment Locator, Assessment, and Standards Platform. Click here to visit the website and either take an assessment or locate a facility that can offer help near you. You may also call 800-597-2557 to reach Shatterproof directly for general info.