The following organizations and resources provide free, confidential assistance to individuals who have,
or know someone who has a problem with alcohol or other drugs.
Phone: 1-800-662-HELP This Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Web Site and toll-free phone line help indivduals locate drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs in their communities
Phone: (888) 4 AL-ANON Al-Anon provides information on the effects of alcohol abuse and refers friends and families of alcohol abusers to nearby support groups. Al-Anon’s purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living withthe problem drinking of a relative or friend. Alateen is the organization’s program for young people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.
Phone: (212) 870-3400 AA offers a way to stop drinking to individuals who feel they have a problem with alcohol. AA groups are located in most cities and rural communities throughout the country. Look up, “Alcoholics Anonymous” in a local telephone directory for a contact in your area.
Phone: (800) NCA-CALL www.ncadd.org This organization, a planning, and oversight agency for public substance abuse treatment programs provides written information on alcohol and drug abuse and referrals to treatment and counseling services nationwide.