Finding Help

Finding Help  Act now. First steps are often the most difficult, but when it comes to addiction, you cannot wait. Addiction is a disease — a serious health problem like heart disease, cancer or diabetes — that can happen to anyone. 

If left untreated, it can progress and may even be fatal.    

Don’t wait until something really bad happens. Get help now. The Partnership has created tools on our website www.drugfree.org/intervention  for those seeking help.    

At this site, you can:  

 

  • Get the facts. Educating yourself about drug or alcohol addiction is the first step.  

  • Learn about addiction, types of treatment and where to go for help.

  • Take online quizzes to find out if you or someone you know needs professional help.

  • Discover what family members can do to support a loved one’s recovery.

  • Get help for your problem and support to stay off drugs and alcohol.

  • Read real people’s stories of how they got well.

  • Find links to the best resources on the web.

To find a treatment program, visit www.drugfree.org/intervention or call 1-800-662-HELP. 

 

Intervention MD is another source of help.

Intervention MD is a drug and alcohol intervention and referral service provider committed to helping people suffering from problems with drugs or alcohol. The main purpose is to provide compassionate, successful interventions for individuals who are not quite ready to cope with an alcohol or drug problem. They offer support for family members and loved ones and help create a safe, structured environment where these addictions can be addressed. Nationwide Intervention MD Services are available. 

 

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