Resources/Hotlines

*Boys Town National Hotline

•1 (800) 448-3000

•Crisis and resource line staffed by counselors to provide information about a variety of issues, including chemical dependency.

*Covenant House Teen Hotline (NineLine)

•1 (800) 999-9999

•General hotline for adolescents, teens and their families. Assistance with any kind of problem – including alcohol and drug abuse. Covenant House specializes in homeless and runaway youth.

*National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)

•1 (800) NCA-CALL (622-2255)

•NCADD’s HOPE LINE directs callers to numerous affiliate programs around the country to assist, at a local level, with substance abuse issues.

*National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

•1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

•National agency dedicated to prevention of drug abuse, and treatment of existing drug problems. You can get around-the-clock help in finding local drug treatment centers.

*Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline

•1 (800) 662-HELP (4357)

•1 (800) 487-4889 (TDD) for hearing impaired

•Confidential information service for individuals and family members faced with substance abuse disorders and/or mental health issues. Information available in English and Spanish.

*National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

•1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

•Not just a suicide hotline, this lifeline offers help with issues of drug and alcohol abuse.

*The Partnership at Drugfree.org

•1 (855) DRUG-FREE (378-4373)

•While not a crisis line, this hotline provides information to parents about adolescent and teen drug abuse, prevention, and treatment.

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