Drug Use Related Hotlines
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Programs that provide immediate assistance for people who have problems related to use of drugs or are at risk of a drug use disorder. Services may include defusing the crisis, ensuring the person's safety and information about alternatives the person may explore to begin recovering. Drug abuse hotlines are also typically available to significant others of people who use drugs. Hotline staff can generally be reached via the telephone, email, live chat, texting and/or instant message (IM).
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