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Get Addiction Help

If you or someone you know needs help with addiction or substance abuse, you are not alone. Find help and support services below.

Are You Looking for Immediate Addiction Help?


If it’s an Emergency

Call 911

If you’re experiencing an emergency and need immediate help dial 911. If you’re not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, officials recommend calling 911 and letting the call-taker determine whether you need emergency help.

Call, Text or Chat 988

The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress and prevention and crisis resources for your loved one 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. A trained crisis worker will lisent to you, understand how your problem is affecting you, provide support and get you the help you need.

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Text 741741

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7, confidential text crisis support service. Crisis Text Line serves anyone, including those seeking addiction help, by providing access to free, 24/7 support and information. All you need to do is text 741741 when in crisis, available 24/7 in the United States.

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Dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211

211 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people of all ages and from all communities to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A toll-free call to 211 connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide critical services that can improve—and save—lives.

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Find Addiction Support Services Near Me


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

For individuals who have had drinking problems

Heroin Anonymous (HA)

For those who have found a solution to heroin addiction

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

For individuals attempting to recover from drug abuse

In the Rooms Online Community

Free online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues

Smart Recovery

Support meetings for individuals with any addictive problems

Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous

A support group of people who believe in the value of medication as a means to recovery

Recovery Assist Platform

A Marion County directory of local support services and resources for substance use disorder

Family and friends

Al-Anon, Al-Ateen and Online Meetings

Relatives and friends who have concerns about the drinking problem of another


Relatives and friends who have concerned about the addiction or drug problem of another

PAL Group

Parents of Addicted Loved ones provides hope and support through education for parents and family Parent Support Services

Learn evidence-based skills and strategies to help you better communicate with your child and motivate them to change behavior or get the help and treatment they need

ODL Lifeline for Loss

Overdose Lifelines' Indianapolis-based support group for those who have lost a loved one to overdose

ODL CRAFT Family Support Group

The CRAFT program is an effective evidence-based approach for engaging a reluctant loved one into treatment.

Step-by-Step Addiction Treatment Guides

National Institute on Drug Abuse has developed customized guides for people seeking help for themselves or their loved ones struggling with addiction or substance abuse. The format is simple Q&A accompanied by videos. The guides focus on the steps needed to determine if a person needs treatment; how to find it; what happens in treatment; finding help paying for it; privacy issues, and more. The guides fall into 4 categories:   ​  

        1.  teens seeking help  
        2.  adults seeking help   
        3.  parents/guardians seeking help for their teen/young adult child  
        4.  people trying to help an adult loved one

Treatment Locator

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Facility Locator:

1-800-662-HELP or

Are You Looking for More Detailed Treatment Guidance?

The National Insititute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has 13 fundamental principles for effective substance use discorder treatment, that can help help guide effetctive long-term treatment.

Read the Principles

Looking to Help Those Coping with Addiction?

We offer training programs for those looking to help combat the opioid crisis. Or, you can donate directly to Overdose Lifeline to support our programs and services.

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