There are several ways to get addiction treatment:
Speak to your doctor or a mental health professional: Your doctor can refer you to a specialist or addiction treatment center.
Contact a helpline: There are several hotlines that provide confidential support and information about addiction treatment options. Some of the popular helplines are the National Helpline (1-800-662-HELP), SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator (1-800-662-4357), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline (1-800-622-4357).
Reach out to a support group: Support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), or Smart Recovery can provide emotional support and connect you with others in recovery.
Research online: There are many online resources that can provide information about addiction treatment options and centers.
Contact an addiction treatment center directly: You can contact an addiction treatment center directly to schedule an appointment or to get information about their treatment programs.