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Teen Drug Abuse Hotline is dedicated to providing online resources for parents whose children are facing addiction. For those instances when resources are not enough, call us to get answers to your questions. Here's what you can expect when you talk to an addiction counselor at our hotline.


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Who Will Answer My Call?

Our call center is staffed with rehab counselors who are skilled, trained professionals answering calls like yours every day. They have a vast range of knowledge on teen addiction and recovery, and can offer you support on a variety of topics. When you call the Teen Drug Abuse Hotline, feel free to share your family’s struggle with teenage drug addiction, and ask any questions you may have. We also offer follow-up services, if you wish for our call center professionals to call you back at any point in time.

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Our call center staff is equipped to offer you a variety of help. Call us to get more information on topics like:

  • Drugs and their effects
  • Drug trends
  • Up-to-date and scientifically-accurate studies, statistics and data
  • The phases of addiction treatment, including detox and medication
  • The different types of rehab, including inpatient and outpatient
  • The cost of rehab
  • The Affordable Care Act and how it relates to substance abuse treatment
  • Using insurance to pay for rehab
  • Information and referrals to teen rehab facilities in your area

Other Hotline Resources

There are dozens of local and national teen drug helplines across the U.S. you can turn to for free assistance. Below are just a few.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline

  • 1-800-662-4357
  • 1-800-487-4889 for hearing impaired
  • Available 24/7
  • Provides referrals and information on substance abuse and mental health disorders

Poison Control Hotline

  • 1-800-222-1222
  • Available 24/7
  • Crisis line provides medical advice for callers with questions about exposure to poisonous substances or drug overdose

Covenant House Teen Hotline

  • 1-800-999-9999
  • Available 24/7
  • Crisis “nine line” connects teens and their families to resources for a variety of problems, including addiction, specializing in homeless and runaway youth

National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline

  • 1-800-950-6264
  • Available Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST
  • Provides referrals and information on mental health topics, including co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Helpline

  • 1-855-378-4373
  • Available Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST
  • Provides support and information to families of teen drug abusers

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Calling Our Drug Addiction Helpline

If you suspect or know your teen is struggling with addiction, you probably have many questions. Let us help you answer them — our teen drug abuse hotline is available 24/7 and is free to use. It’s our mission to provide parents with the resources they need to help their children who are facing addiction, so our services are always confidential, compassionate and come with no financial strings attached.

Our hotline connects you to addiction counselors who can provide more information on addiction and recovery, and who will help you find the right recovery program for your child. Although we are always here to help, our Teen Drug Abuse Hotline is not a crisis line and should not replace a call to 911 during an emergency.

Addiction is a scary disease, one that can rip apart families and destroy your teen’s future, so there’s no need to fear seeking out help. Take the first step to healing and call us today.

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