Heroin Hotline

Find answers to your questions about heroin addiction by calling a toll-free heroin hotline. National hotlines can help you find general information about the effects of heroin, treatment for heroin addiction and self-help groups to aid your recovery.
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Heroin addiction has become an epidemic in the United States. The drug rewires the brain, making people continue to use the drug despite negative consequences. Heroin also causes intense withdrawal symptoms that force people to choose between using and experiencing dope sickness.

Rehab for drug addiction can help you detox in a safe environment. Medications can alleviate heroin withdrawal symptoms, and therapy teaches you how to avoid relapse. Heroin treatment hotlines can connect you with the addiction treatment that you need.

Hotlines for Heroin Addiction Treatment

If you or someone you care about is addicted to heroin, professional help is recommended. A nearby treatment facility can provide services for heroin detox, therapy and long-term support to help people overcome opioid addiction.

The DrugRehab.com Heroin Hotline

Phone: 855-789-9197

Whether you’re looking for treatment or still trying to determine if you need rehab, the DrugRehab.com Heroin Hotline can provide you with the resources that you need. The hotline can help you determine the severity of your addiction and what types of treatment options may be best for you.

Calling will put you in touch with the admissions teams at Advanced Recovery Systems. All calls are confidential. The team can provide you with general information about heroin addiction, answer questions you have about heroin treatment and connect you with a rehab facility if you’re ready.

SAMHSA National Helpline

Phone: 800-662-4357

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration runs a national treatment helpline that can connect you with a behavioral health provider in your community. The SAMHSA helpline is an informational resource for individuals and families of people facing heroin addiction and problems related to substance use or mental health issues.

Contact Info for Heroin Self-Help Groups

Self-help groups are great resources for people who have already received treatment for heroin addiction. The groups can help you maintain sobriety and live a fulfilling life in recovery. Find more information about the groups by calling one of their national contact phone numbers.

Narcotics Anonymous

Phone: 818-773-9999 ext. 771

Narcotics Anonymous is a 12-step program for people in recovery from various types of drug addiction. NA began as a support group for people trying to quit heroin and other opioids, but it’s expanded its membership to include people affected by other drugs.

The NA fellowship services team provides general information and answers questions about drug addiction. NA members or people interested in joining NA can call the organization to learn more about the 12-step program.

SMART Recovery

Phone: 866-951-5357

SMART Recovery is a science-based self-help group for people in recovery from a variety of behavioral or drug addictions. The group provides online support groups, forums, chat rooms and other tools for members. Call the SMART Recovery contact number to learn more about the group’s four-point recovery program and determine if it’s the right self-help group for you.

Who to Call During a Heroin Overdose

Heroin overdose is a serious medical emergency that can be deadly. Immediate medical treatment can revive people who have become unconscious or stopped breathing. For immediate help with a heroin overdose, call 911.

Emergency Services

Phone: 911

You should always call 911 if you or someone you know overdoses on heroin. First responders can save a person’s life if they administer the lifesaving medication naloxone.

Symptoms of heroin overdose include:

  • Vomiting
  • Limp body parts
  • Slow breathing
  • Slow heart rate
  • Unconsciousness
  • Blue or pale skin, lips or nails

If a person isn’t exhibiting any of those symptoms but you want more information about the side effects of heroin use, you can call the national Poison Help line.

The Poison Help Line

Phone: 800-222-1222

The Poison Help line connects you with a local poison control center that can give you confidential answers to questions about the medical effects of heroin use.

Heroin addiction is a serious disease that requires professional treatment. Hotlines can help you access reputable treatment services, provide you with information to reduce your risk of a heroin overdose and connect you with resources to aid your recovery.

Medical Disclaimer: DrugRehab.com aims to improve the quality of life for people struggling with a substance use or mental health disorder with fact-based content about the nature of behavioral health conditions, treatment options and their related outcomes. We publish material that is researched, cited, edited and reviewed by licensed medical professionals. The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider.

Chris Elkins, MA
Senior Content Writer, DrugRehab.com
Chris Elkins worked as a journalist for three years and was published by multiple newspapers and online publications. Since 2015, he’s written about health-related topics, interviewed addiction experts and authored stories of recovery. Chris has a master’s degree in strategic communication and a graduate certificate in health communication.

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