If you need help with a drinking or drug problem, ask for help. Talk to a parent, healthcare provider or another trusted adult. Contact a local organization that provides assistance to teens and adults who are dealing with drug and alcohol problems.
United Way’s 2-1-1 Hotline is a good starting point to find resources in Cuyahoga and nearby counties, including help for addiction problems.
Al-Anon/Alateen of Ohio
For relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is for youth whose lives are affected by someone else’s drinking.
Alcoholics Anonymous Cleveland
Available almost everywhere and open to everyone who wants help with a drinking problem.
Crisis Text Line
Text “Start” to 741-741
24/7 free and confidential help for anyone of any age who is in any type of crisis.
Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland
Substance abuse treatment services (individual, group, couple, and family), including crisis intervention.
National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
(800) 662-HELP (4357)
24/7 information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for drug or alcohol problems.
Treatment services for chemically dependent teens (ages 13 through 18) and help for their families.
Opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) program for those at risk for overdose.
Addiction help for teens and adults.
Community-based organization focused on promoting awareness and education about drug addiction.
Urban Minority Alcoholism Drug Abuse Outreach Project
Prevention services and education and alternative services for youth and teens.
Women’s Recovery Center
Alcohol and drug treatment programs including help for low-income women and mothers struggling with addiction.
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